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The Cruise Genius gives cruise update on WJXT

  It’s always a pleasure to share my perspective on cruise and travel related topics on WJXT, Channel 4 in Jacksonville. During the interview, I share the latest update from Norwegian Cruise Line regarding steps they are taking, in concert with the CDC, to be able to start cruising again. …

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Carnival cruise line delays cruises until August

Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald shared with his audience on his popular Facebook page that Carnival cruise line is delaying cruises until August. “As many are asking what ships are sailing in August and from where, here is the information Beginning August 1, we plan to resume cruises on the …

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Carnival cancels cruises until June 27, 2020

I’ve received many calls asking when Carnival will resume sailing on the open seas. Carnival Cruise Line said today that it is notifying guests that they are cancelling more cruises as they extend the pause in North American operations, with plans to resume on June 27, 2020. The Carnival press release …

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CDC orders extension of cruise no sail order

News outlets are reporting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published new directives regarding cruise no sail orders. MiamiHearld.com reports, “Citing continued COVID-19 infections and deaths on cruise ships, federal health authorities are halting cruise operations in U.S. waters until the COVID-19 pandemic is over and requiring …

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Will the cruise lines recover

Not a day goes by when we are hearing stories of cruise ships not being allowed into port, cruise stock prices tanking, or cruise ships polluting our environment. It leaves the question of, “Will The Cruise Lines Recover?” My answer is yes. Clearly, the Coronavirus has perpetuated the theory that …

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30 cruise ships still at sea with passengers onboard

Any other time, a cruise vacation would be a great experience, but with the Coronavirus at hand, just imagine what the passengers of 30 cruise ships at sea are going through right now. CNN.com is reporting, “Texan newlyweds Jay and Carmen Martinez went straight from celebrating their beachside wedding to …

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Carnival Offers Cruise Ships to Help with Coronavirus Response

  The MiamiHerald.com and other news outlets are reporting that Carnival Cruise Line is offering cruise ships to help with Coronavirus response efforts. “Carnival Corporation is offering the U.S. government its cruise ships to use as hospitals for non-COVID-19 patients in an effort to free up space in land-based hospitals …

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Cruise lines suspend operations due to Coronavirus

USAToday.com and other media outlets are reporting that the major cruise lines are suspending operations due to the Coronavirus. From USAToday.com, “Major cruise lines including Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC will suspend sailing operations to and from U.S. ports for 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cruise Lines International …

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Dr Fauci says it’s ok to cruise

Yesterday the U.S. State Department sent out a press release urging Americans not cruise, but today, Dr. Fauci says it’s ok to cruise! Forbes.com is reporting, “Speaking at a White House press conference tonight to provides updates on the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute …

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State Department warns public not to cruise due to COVID-19

Media outlets are reporting that the U.S. State Department is urging senior citizens and citizens with “underlying conditions” not to cruise. In addition to the State Department sounding the alarm, The Huffington Post is reporting, “A top U.S. health official on Sunday urged elderly people and individuals with underlying conditions …

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