Holland America Line offers all-inclusive option

I’ve really fallen in love with all-inclusive land resorts over the last two years, so it’s no surprise to me that Holland America Line is now offering a so-called “all-inclusive” option. I’m glad that I’ve earned the 3-star Holland America Line Mariner pin for sailing over 150 days on my …

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TheCruiseGenius on News4Jax

It’s always a pleasure to be a guest on WJXT, Channel 4 #News4Jax discussing cruise and travel news. I’m glad that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is suing the federal government due to cruises being paused. The CDC continues to single out the cruise industry regarding reopening during the COVID pandemic. …

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Cruise ships to Help Evacuate St. Vincent Before Volcano Erupts

CruiseIndustryNews.com is reporting,  “St. Vincent has declared what it said was a red alert and is trying to evacuate the island after seismologists have warned that the La Soufrière volcano could erupt. “Substantial prospect of disaster. Level 3 declared by Prime Minister. NEMO boss tells residents to ‘be ready, get your …

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Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to resume

CruiseFever.net is reporting, “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced today that Florida is filing a lawsuit against the Federal Government and the CDC to allow cruises to resume out of the state. The CDC has kept cruises from operating from U.S. ports since last March. DeSantis called the lockdown not reasonable …

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Norwegian Cruise Line resumes cruises on July 25, 2021

Yes, the wait is almost over! Norwegian Cruise Line announced today they are resuming cruises on July 25, 2021! Porthole.com is reporting, “It’s been a long time since Norwegian Cruise Line carried passengers on a cruise vacation, but we finally have a date for the company’s restart. Beginning July 25, …

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Why I chose to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

I know that there is quite a bit of debate on either taking or choosing not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. I deeply respect everyone who chooses not to receive the vaccine for whatever reasons they state. With that in mind, I wanted to share why I recently received my 2nd Pfizer …

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CDC announces fully vaccinated people may resume travel

On April 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release stating that fully vaccinated Americans may resume travel. ”Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent …

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Cancun tourist tax increase beginning April 1st

Beginning April 1st, 2021, you will be paying a little extra to visit Cancun. According to TravelMarket.com, “Tourists arriving in the Mexican state Quintana Roo, home to popular destinations such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Riviera Maya, will have to pay an $11 travel tax beginning April 1. Foreign …

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis rejects vaccine passport

For months I’ve been sounding the alarm about so-called “Vaccine or COVID Passports”, but today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) took a bold step to reject them. TheHill.com is reporting, “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) vowed to take executive action this week banning “vaccine passports” that businesses and local governments …

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