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Cruise ship leaves Jacksonville after nearly two years

The first major cruise line will depart from Jaxport after nearly two years. News4Jax reporter Marilyn Parker spoke to a woman who was on one of the last cruises departing from Florida in 2020, and she’s happy to hear the industry is getting back on its feet. When we last spoke to Sondra Deaconescu, she […]

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How the World’s Largest Cruise Ship Was Built

(CNN) — It has been preparing for three years, but the largest cruise ship in the world is finally ready to welcome passengers. Measuring 1,188 feet, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas was delivered last month and is due to begin its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the Caribbean on March 4. The […]

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Vancouver businesses relieved to welcome cruise ship passengers again this spring

Cruise ships will once again bring thousands of passengers – and potential customers – to Vancouver this spring and while COVID-19 may have made some people hesitant to board, local business owners are eagerly waiting. what experts say could be a record. year. The industry generates millions of dollars for the city’s economy, but for […]

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What does it look like on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship right now?

The pandemic has made cruising a somewhat different experience. Covid has impacted most areas of life around the world, but cruises have been hit harder than most travel. All US cruise lines including Royal Caribbean (RLC) – Get the Royal Caribbean Group ReportCarnival Cruise Lines (CCA) – Get the Carnival Corporation reportNorwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) […]

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New York City will ship a limited amount of COVID-19 antivirals to homes for free

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a program Jan. 30 to ship free COVID-19 antiviral pills from Pfizer and Merck directly to residents’ homes, though supplies are limited. The oral antiviral pills — Paxlovid from Pfizer and molnupiravir from Merck and Ridgeback Therapeutics — are available to eligible New Yorkers for same-day delivery. Due […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship arrives in Singapore 6 months early

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship will arrive in Singapore earlier than expected and cruises from the city will now begin on April 11, 2022. Spectrum of the Seas will operate three- and four-night ocean cruises starting in April, six months earlier than originally planned. “We know vacation time is precious and choosing how to spend […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship to reposition early in Singapore

Royal Caribbean has decided to reposition its Specter of the Seas in Singapore earlier than expected. The Quantum-ultra-class ship is set to begin sailings in early April 2022. It comes after a difficult period of operating cruises to nowhere outside of Hong Kong. Spectrum of the Seas heading to Singapore early Cruise passengers departing from […]

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First cruise ship to Hawai’i in 2 years arrives with isolated positive COVID-19 cases

The first cruise ship to Hawaii in two years has arrived with several isolated COVID-19 cases. A state official said those who tested positive had not left the ship. Grand Princess, who departed Los Angeles on January 4, arrived in Honolulu on Sunday January 9. Speaking to The Conversation, state Department of Transportation spokesman Jai […]

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First cruise ship in nearly 2 years docks in Honolulu with more than 2,000 passengers

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The first cruise ship in nearly two years arrived in port in Honolulu on Sunday. But with the recent rise of the Omicron variant, critics say it’s too early to reopen Hawaii’s ports to the cruise industry. Even at two-thirds capacity, the Grand Princess is so large that it carried more than […]

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Ruby Princess cruise ship returns to San Francisco with passengers infected with COVID – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Cruise ship Ruby Princess docked in San Francisco after a 10-day cruise to Mexico early Thursday with several passengers on board who tested positive for COVID-19, company officials confirmed cruising. Officials at the Port of San Francisco said that under a local health warrant, the Ruby Princess crew randomly tested […]

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Thousands held on cruise ship amid Covid fear in Hong Kong

Francesca Street and Teele Rebane, CNN More than 3,000 passengers and crew were detained on a large cruise liner in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning after a Covid alert prompted authorities to order the ship to return to port. Nine people aboard Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas, which was on a ‘cruise to nowhere’ […]

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Almost all cruise ships report cases of COVID-19 on board, despite precautions

Almost all cruise ships operating in U.S. waters have reported recent cases of COVID-19 among passengers or crew, despite numerous precautions to guard against the spread of the virus – including vaccination, testing and testing. face coverage requirements. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now advise people to avoid the cruise, even if […]

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Passengers leave COVID-hit cruise ship after 5 days stranded in Lisbon

LISBON, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – Inconsolate passengers stranded on a cruise ship docked in the port of Lisbon for five days due to a COVID-19 outbreak began disembarking early Monday, focused on clearing the final hurdle a negative test before boarding return flights. The AIDAnova, carrying 2,844 passengers and 1,353 crew members, docked in the […]

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COVID outbreak ends thousands on German ship cruise to Lisbon

LISBON, Jan. 2 (Reuters) – The German operator of a cruise ship stranded in the port of Lisbon due to a coronavirus outbreak among its crew halted the trip on Sunday after some passengers tested positive, said announced the port authorities. The AIDAnova, with 2,844 passengers and 1,353 crew on board docked in Lisbon on […]

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All 157 of the Explorer Dream cruise ship test negative for COVID-19

Taipei, Jan. 2 (CNA) The 157 passengers and crew aboard the Explorer Dream cruise ship, which resumed service on Friday after a seven-month pandemic-induced hiatus, have tested negative for COVID-19 and are free to disembark, according to the Keelung Hospital of the Department of Health and Welfare on Sunday. The Explorer Dream, part of Dream […]

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MSC Cruise Ship Releases Additional Passenger Tests, Adjusted Itinerary

An MSC cruise ship, the MSC Divina, departing from Miami, was forced to adjust its itinerary, in particular by canceling a stopover in Colombia. The ship was scheduled to visit historic downtown Cartagena on January 1. It is not the first time this week that the ship has encountered problems. The ship was refused entry […]

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Disney Cruise Ship Docked in St. Thomas Denied Due to Active COVID Cases | News

Disney cruise ship passengers waited at the West Indian Co. dock, expecting to disembark in St. Thomas only to be turned away due to active cases of COVID-19 on board. The ship arrived early Thursday morning around 7:00 am but left the island around 9:30 am. He was to stay until 4:30 p.m. “The Disney […]

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Avoid cruise ship travel, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status

The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas (L), pictured here in Miami, Florida, is one of 91 ships … [+] who have reported cases of Covid-19 and have met the CDC’s investigation threshold. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Getty Images Oh, boat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new […]

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Check if the cruise ship is being monitored for COVID

Cruise ships are seen docked at PortMiami as the industry prepares to resume operations. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) – On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 88 cruise ships were under investigation or observation due to COVID-19. Four other vessels were also monitored by the CDC. Concerns about COVID-19 outbreaks […]

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Cruise ship with docks for COVID-19 outbreak in northern Mexico | World news

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico on Tuesday allowed a cruise ship to dock and disembark tourists despite an outbreak of COVID-19 on board, as the government pledged to keep the country open to cruise ships to provided that health precautions are observed. The ship, Ms. Zuiderdam, with some 2,000 passengers and crew, docked in the […]

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Carnival cruise ship returns to Miami with ‘small number’ of Covid cases

A Carnival Cruise Line ship returned to Miami on Sunday after several people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, the cruise line said. The ship, the Carnival Freedom, departed Miami on December 18 for an eight-day cruise when “a small number on board” were isolated due to a positive coronavirus test, the cruise line […]

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First cruise ship visit to Grand Cayman in over 21 months canceled

After careful consideration and reviews of health and safety protocols, Cayman Islands have decided to cancel Holland America’s next visit Nieuw Statendam cruise ship, which was scheduled to visit Grand Cayman on December 28, 2021. This stopover had been planned as testing COVID-19 testing protocols of new visitors to the popular Caribbean island, as it […]

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COVID-19 outbreak hits another Florida-based cruise ship, the Carnival Freedom

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred on a South Florida-based cruise ship for the third time this week, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida are at their highest level since the start of the pandemic. An undisclosed number of passengers and crew aboard the Carnival Freedom cruise caught the virus, resulting in the ship […]

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The cruise ship test regime behind the cancellation

Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam (CNS): The Ministry of Tourism released a statement Thursday evening blaming the test protocols on board the Nieuw Statendam cruise ship for the decision to cancel the one-off visit that had been scheduled next week as a fictitious race for the return of the ships’ regular stopovers next year. A day […]

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COVID-19 outbreak detected on cruise ship; they banned entry into 2 countries – CVBJ

More than 50 people aboard a boat of Royal caribbean who sailed from Florida, tested positive for covid-19 while on a cruise ship in the Caribbean, the company reported days after reporting another outbreak on a boat that returned to Miami, local media reported on Thursday. The company noted that a total of 55 passengers […]

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Islands block Royal Caribbean cruise ship after testing positive 55 aboard for COVID

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was hijacked in Aruba and Curacao this week after 55 passengers and crew tested positive for COVID-19, the Miami Herald and other media reported. The outbreak on the mega-ship Odyssey of the Seas occurred just over a week after another Royal Caribbean ship, the Symphony of the Seas, docked in […]

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Holland America cruise ship returns to San Diego after more than 600 days of absence

Holland America, the main cruise line operating out of the Port of San Diego, marked the return to service on Thursday of another of its ships as it continues to increase its cruises after a 17-month cruise stop here . 1/16 Holland America Zuiderdam crew members have completed final preparations before passengers embark on the […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship reports dozens of coronavirus cases

Dozens of people aboard a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship tested positive for the coronavirus after leaving Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, according to the cruise line. Fifty-five fully vaccinated passengers and crew aboard the ship, the Odyssey of the Seas, tested positive, the cruise line said in a statement on Thursday, noting that the […]

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Carnival cruise ship denied stopover in Bonaire

Bonaire’s local authorities denied Carnival Liberty to make its scheduled stopover in Bonaire on December 22 due to COVID cases among the crew. It comes when cruise destinations worry that cruise ships are bringing the new Omicron variant, and cruise lines are increasing protocols to keep guests and crew safe. Bonaire denies the freedom of […]

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Several crossings canceled for MSC cruise ship due to restrictions

Due to changing restrictions along European routes, MSC Cruises has decided to cancel future crossings of MSC Magnifica, offering reserved customers who have already paid in full several options to modify their plans. From December 19, 2021 to January 14, 2022, all crossings by the ship have been canceled. MSC Magnifica Canceled departures As the […]

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A new vessel now serves the Cebu-Nasipit route for Agusan passengers

NASIPIT, Agusan del Norte (MindaNews / December 9) – A shipping company made its maiden voyage Wednesday evening (December 8) from Cebu to the port of Nasipit in Agusan del Norte and will return to its home port on Thursday evening, adding a new maritime transport service in the Caraga region. MV Starlite Saturn of […]

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Norwegian cruise ship itinerary has been changed and an additional port has been added

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced small changes to Norwegian Joy’s sailings from New York. Change is change that customers are likely to be able to appreciate. In May 2022, the cruise line added Norfolk, Virginia to the 7-day New York to Bermuda itinerary for four crossings. NCL adds Virginia Beach to Norwegian Joy itinerary For […]

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17 Covid cases found aboard cruise ship in New Orleans

More than a dozen people who were on a cruise ship that docked in New Orleans on Sunday tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said, highlighting obstacles the cruise industry continues to face. to cope after more than a year of restrictions and setbacks. Ten people aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, operated by Norwegian Cruise […]

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10 cases of Covid-19 identified on a cruise ship bound for New Orleans

All crew members and passengers are fully vaccinated and all 10 cases are asymptomatic, the cruise line said in a statement. “Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Health, the City of New Orleans and the Port of New Orleans are aware of and are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Dubai’s largest cruise ship sets sail

The Middle East’s largest passenger cruise ship has departed from Dubai. With a crew of 1,400 men, the MSC Virtuoso was officially named on Saturday in a ceremony in Port Rashid that took place in the shadow of the $ 800 million ship. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed attended the christening ceremony, a long-standing maritime tradition […]

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Family refused aboard Carnival Cruise ship

A Bay Area family who had planned to spend a Thanksgiving vacation aboard a cruise ship had to come up with other plans when denied boarding. For Erica, Brett Gheesling and their two children, a vacation in sunny Belize and the surrounding countries is something they’ve been planning for months. “We just wanted to go […]