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Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Now Planning July 25 Relaunch

 Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is now planning to relaunch sailings on July 25, the company said.  Cruises on its Grand Celebration ship will resume July 25, while its Grand Classica ship will relaunch on Oct. 2.  The company has pushed …

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Windstar Planning to Resume Caribbean Cruises in November

 Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is planning a return to the Caribbean in November, according to the company.  While it will actually resume cruising in September with a sailing in Tahiti, its first Caribbean cruise is planned on Wind Surf …

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Carnival Cruise Line Planning Gradual “Phase-In” of Service

 Carnival Cruise Line has announced a plan to “phase-in service,” with its first cruises slated to resume on Aug. 1. The cruise brand made the announcement while also revealing all cruises in North America from June 27 to July 31 …

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 Cruise company Holland America Line has extended its pause of global cruise operations to June 30, the company announced.  The moves comes amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with all sailings scheduled to depart through June 30 having been canceled.  The …

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 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended its “No Sail Order” for all cruise ships amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  “We are working with the cruise line industry to address the health and safety of crew at sea …

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 Italy-based global cruise line Costa Cruises has extended the suspension of its cruise operations to May 30, the company announced in a statement.  The company made the move “Due to the continuation of the emergency situation linked to the global …

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 Carnival says it is extending its pause in operation through May 11, the company announced this week.  Carnival said all North America sailings will be paused until May 11, “as COVID-19 continues to impact global health and commerce.” For now, …

royal caribbean cruise suspension

 Cruise giant Royal Caribbean has announced the suspension of its cruises in the United States for 30 days, as the major cruise lines have shut down their regional operations in the midst of the growing coronavirus pandemic. The move effectively …

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 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has launched new cruises to Mexico out of the Port of San Diego. The company’s Carnival Miracle ship is homeporting in San Diego, the first Carnival ship to sail out of the city in seven years. Carnival …

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 Royal Caribbean has unveiled its newest cruises for the 2021-2022 Caribbean cruise season, the company announced.  Two of the line’s massive ships, Symphony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, will be sailing across the Eastern and Western Caribbean …

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 Royal Caribbean has returned its Oasis of the Seas cruise ship to Miami following a massive $165 million transformation project.  The 63-day upgrade project added new features including the cruise line’s first-ever barbecue joint, Portside BBQ, along with a new …

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 Carnival’s Carnival Fascination cruise ship is adding new Caribbean cruises out of its homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  In 2021, the ship will add three new seven-day Caribbean cruises out of San Juan, each of which will include stops …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has taken delivery of another new cruise ship, the company announced this week.  The new Carnival Panorama is the 27th ship in the brand’s fleet, and the third in the company’s Vista class of ships.  Carnival Panorama …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has brought its completely transformed Sunrise ship for a season of new Caribbean cruises out of Fort Lauderdale.  Carnival Sunrise officially launched its season of four and five-day Caribbean cruises this week. Each four-day cruise will be …

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 Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Saint Lucia on a major new joint venture.  The two cruise giants will work together to manage Saint Lucia’s existing cruise pier and terminal …

windstar

 Windstar Cruises in in the midst of a unique fleet upgrade project — it’s “stretching” three cruise ships.  The $250 million “Star Plus” Initiative will literally cut three of its ships in half and add new 84-foot midsections, effectively “stretching” them …

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 Royal Caribbean International is predicting a massive surge in its cruise tourism business in the Caribbean over the next decade.  Speaking at the recent Caribbean Tourism Outlook forum in Antigua, Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley said he was predicting …