Carnival Cruise Line has brought in stricter mask mandates and testing requirements across the fleet following the discovery of COVID-19 infections aboard Carnival Vista.
As cruise resumption plans continue to ramp up globally, many will be keeping an eye on the number of passengers that catch coronavirus on cruise ships in the months ahead.
Monday was ‘Freedom Day’ in England, the date on which most COVID-19 restrictions such as mask-wearing, social distancing and capacity limits in public venues were eased or scrapped altogether, but cruise lines […]
With South Africa facing an intense third wave of COVID-19 infections, and the country remaining firmly on the red list of most countries’ travel restrictions, the dozen international cruises scheduled from Cape […]
Egypt’s health ministry has issued new regulations for people arriving in the country who are vaccinated against COVID-19, including cruise tourists.
On her second cruise since resuming services out of Nassau, Bahamas, Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas has prevented the spread of COVID-19 after two passengers tested positive.
Four crew members aboard Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas have tested positive for COVID-19, but the ship’s upcoming cruise season in the UK doesn’t appear to be affected.
MSC Cruises has rolled out a comprehensive travel insurance plan via Europe Assistance covering passengers for COVID-19 related medical costs and cancellations.
Royal Caribbean International has been forced to delay the inaugural cruises from the US aboard its new cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas due to COVID-19 cases among eight of her crew.
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 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.
Azamara has confirmed that all guests will need to be vaccinated when it returns to service as part of its Explore Well at Sea set of safety protocols.
Royal Caribbean will begin hiring Indian crew by the end of the month, along with crew from other countries where COVID-19 case numbers are surging, according to Michael Bayley, President & CEO, […]
Just a few days after it was reported Royal Caribbean have been forced to suspend the hiring of crew from India due to a surge in cases there, it’s become apparent that […]
Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, has been forced to temporarily suspend the hiring of Indian crew members due to the worsening COVID-19 situation in […]
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.
Norwegian Cruise Line has made some changes to its onboard buffet in line with efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses when cruising resumes.
Cruise lines operating from British ports may soon be able to offer international UK cruises after the government’s Travel Taskforce released a report outlining the means by which cruises to foreign ports […]
The decision to delay its resumption of cruises in the Mediterranean, the third time it has been forced to do so since its first resumption of operations last year, is a reminder of the fluid nature of the industry efforts to get back to sea.
Virgin Voyages has announced that all passengers booking cruises on its upcoming itineraries will be required to produce proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.