The Gibraltar Tourist Board has been confirmed as a new long-term associate partner of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland. The agreement will enhance Gibraltar’s brand awareness across the region, bringing them into CLIA’s wider community of cruise lines, travel agents, and stakeholders.
The Ushuaia port authorities have announced that the Norwegian Star will be calling four times in the capital of the extreme south Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego this 2021/22 cruise season.
Crystal Expedition Cruises will provide included round-trip chartered flights non stop between Miami and Ushuaia, Argentina, as well as hotel nights in both cities for Crystal Endeavor’s inaugural Antarctica program.
The Cyprus-based British cruise line Swan Hellenic is the next in a growing number of cruise lines that has stated it will be making vaccinations a requirement for all crew members on board.
In cold, dark Finland, in the middle of the pandemic, shipyard workers at Meyer Turku were hard at work setting a roller coaster on top of a cruise ship - a world first. Others were installing a brewery that could produce craft beers with filtered seawater, intended for a staggering on-board audience of up to 6,500 passengers.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised against cruise ship travel, as the risk of Covid-19 on liners is very high.
SeaDream 1, one of the world’s smallest cruise ships, departed Barbados on Nov. 7 with 53 passengers and 66 crew — the first cruise ship to venture back to sea in an industry docked since March by the global coronavirus outbreak.
The first cruise ship to sail to Greece since the coronavirus lockdown docked at the port of Piraeus early on Tuesday after a dozen crew members were reported positive for the virus, state news agency ANA said.
A report issued by United States Federal Maritime Commissioner Louis E. Sola says there is an urgent need for the cruise industry to resume sailing from Florida's cruise ports, citing staggering losses to revenue, local employment, and the contributions cruise passengers make to other tourism sectors such as the airline and hospitality industries.
A panel of leading scientists and medical experts convened by two of the world's biggest cruise companies -- Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings -- has concluded that the public health risk associated with the pandemic can be controlled on a ship.