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CDC extends no sail order for cruise ships

In a July 16, 2020 CDC Press Release “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through September 30, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in …

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Four nostalgic Holland America Line ships sold

CruiseRadio is reporting that Carnival Corp is selling four Holland America Line ships. “Another round of Carnival Corporation ships has been sold. Holland America Line announced that Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam will be leaving the fleet and transferring to undisclosed buyers.  The four ships have been sold in pairs, with the S-Class Maasdam and Veendam transferring …

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Palladium Hotel Group provides free health care insurance

I just received an important update from the Palladium Hotel Group that gives guests total peace of mind in these challenging times! Free Health Care Insurance!   The introduction of medical assistance insurance complements Palladium Hotel Group’s new health and safety protocol, which is being implemented in partnership with SGS …

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Virtual scientific summit focused on COVID-19 regarding cruises July 23

InsiderTravelReport.com is reporting, “The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) together with Carnival Corporation & plc will host the WTTC/Carnival Corporation Global Science Summit on COVID-19. Set for July 23, this will be a virtual scientific summit focused on COVID-19 and the “new normal” for travel.” As the cruise lines continue …

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Carnival Cruise Update and Cancun Resorts reopening July 1st

Once again I was a guest on WJXT Channel 4 in Jacksonville giving an update on cruises and the reopening of the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres and TRS Coral resorts near Cancun. Americans are sick and tired of being stuck in their homes due to coronavirus! Unfortunately cruises have been …

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Cancun Airport Health Questionnaire

I just learned that the Cancun airport is requiring everyone complete a health questionnaire when arriving and leaving Cancun. You will want to complete this form when you have a great wi-fi signal! From what I remember when I was there last August, the wi-fi isn’t all that great at …

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Airport transfer company enacts Safe and Clean program

As travel resumes to Cancun and other tourist destinations, it’s important that airport transfer companies provide a healthy journey to hotels and excursions. I recently learned that Amstar, which provides transportation services around the world, developed the “Safe and Clean” program to keep their clients happy and healthy. By taking preventive actions, …

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Cruises out of US ports suspended until September 15th

One of the top questions I get from my clients is, “when will cruises resume?” Today the cruise trade group announced that cruises out of U.S. ports will be suspended until September 15th. TheVerge.com is reporting, “The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that its members are voluntarily suspending operations out …

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Next stimulus package: It could include a vacation tax credit

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Trump is planning to meet with his senior advisers as soon as this week to discuss another stimulus package, according to a senior administration official. “We’ve been through the rescue phase and we’re now in the transitional reopening phase and I think …

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