The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has confirmed that the Conditional Sail Order it introduced in 2020 remains on track to become voluntary from January 15th.
The CDC has removed its cruise travel warning from its website for cruise passengers who are fully vaccinated, while for unvaccinated passengers the warning has been lowered from Level 4 to Level […]
How many cruise passengers have caught COVID-19 aboard ships that have resumed service since the pandemic began? And is it safe to take a cruise yet? Here’s what the numbers say.
The CDC has given approval for two of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class ships, Allure of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas, to conduct simulated voyages as part of the cruise resumption process […]
Carnival Cruise Line has received approval from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to resume cruising from several US ports this summer.
Cruise ship regulations for fully vaccinated passengers have been significantly relaxed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with mask wearing and social distancing regulations the first to go.
Celebrity Cruises has become the first cruise line to receive approval from the CDC to resume cruises from a US port.
Royal Caribbean is on its way to launching its first test cruises in-line with the provisions of the CDC’s Conditional Sailing Order after the agency gave its approval to the cruise line’s […]
The CDC is reportedly planning to nullify its mandate limiting all US cruises to under 7 days, as part of ongoing updates to the Conditional Sailing Order.
Celebrity Cruises, which is only sailing with vaccinated guests when it resumes cruise services in the UK, Caribbean and Greece, has relaxed several of its COVID-19 safety protocols.
After creating an uproar in the North American cruise market over its near-impossible-to-enforce COVID-19 mitigation rules, the CDC has updated the Conditional Sailing Order again.
The CDC’s updates to the Conditional Sailing Order regarding the resumption of cruises from the US were initially welcomed by the cruise industry, but now the latest guidance issued by the agency […]
The CDC has provided five key updates on its new guidance to cruise lines regarding the Conditional Sailing Order in a statement to Cruise Industry News. In its statement, the CDC said […]
It’s the news the entire North American cruise market has been waiting for since March last year, when the cruise industry ground to a halt worldwide – the CDC has finally provided […]
The CRUISE Act, a bill that would have allowed an American cruise restart by July 4th, has been blocked by the Senate, eight days after it was introduced.
The CDC has updated its Bahamas travel advisory, advising against all travel to the Islands just weeks ahead of the cruise industry’s anticipated restart of cruises in the Caribbean.
After US Senators Rick Scott, Marco Rubio and Dan Sullivan introduced the CRUISE Act to compel the CDC to resume US cruises, Congresswoman Doris Matsui and US Senator Richard Blumenthal have sent […]
Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio, as well as Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska, have introduced the CRUISE Act, which is aimed at revoking the CDC’s current Conditional Sailing Order.
The pressure on the CDC from cruise line executives, trade unions, and elected officials appears to have prompted at least one initial change in the agency’s regulations regarding the Conditional Sailing Order.
On a business update call, Arnold Donald, the CEO of Carnival Corporation, said that the cruise industry is not being treated fairly by the CDC compared to other transport sectors.