In an apparent nod to executive orders issued by new US President Joe Biden, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released an order requiring all cruise ships sailing […]
CDC advices US travelers to defer all cruise holidays in apparent backtrack on reopening
Days ahead of the expiration of its No Sail Order, the CDC has updated its travel notice for US holiday-makers, advising them to defer all cruise travel.
Canada cancels remainder of 2020 cruise season over Coronavirus concerns
Canada has announced the extension until October of a ban on cruise ships with a passenger capacity greater than 100, effectively cancelling the remainder of its cruise season.
All US cruise operations suspended for a further 100 days by CDC
It will be another three months at least before cruise lines are able to start sailing from US ports, or calling at any American ports on itineraries from overseas, according to a […]
Cruises to Saudi Arabia another step closer to reality with introduction of tourist visa
Saudi Arabia has taken the historic step of introducing a tourist visa for travelers from 49 countries, including e-visas and visas on arrival for citizens of the world’s largest cruise markets.
Cruise lines reassure passengers following Thomas Cook bankruptcy
Major cruise lines operating in the UK and Europe, with cruise bookings made through Thomas Cook have reassured passengers that their bookings will be honoured after the British travel group ceased operations.
Dubai’s must-attend social and cultural events of 2019 and the cruises to match
Dubai’s ever evolving social calendar saw a range of exciting new additions become must-attend events during 2018, continuing to surprise both visitors and residents with a stellar line-up of world-class entertainment throughout […]
How will ‘hard Brexit’ impact the UK cruise industry?
How Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) affects the British cruise tourism sector will depend entirely on the nature of the deal, or lack thereof, negotiated with the European Commission.