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Cruise Act blocked by Senator Murray

You may recall that Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio recently introduced The Cruise Act to push the CDC to allow cruising to resume by July from U.S. ports. Unfortunately, Senator Murray of Washington state used her power to block the Cruise Act from moving forward. Senator Dan Sullivan …

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CDC issues highest travel health notice for Bahamas

TravelPulse.com is reporting, “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has elevated its Travel Health Notice for the Bahamas to a Level 4, advising Americans to avoid all travel to the country due to the threat of COVID-19. The news comes at the same time that the U.S. State …

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Cruise line CEOs press White House to resume cruising

Cruises have been paused for over a year, the CDC isn’t responding to cruise line letters, and now the CEO’s have met virtually with the White House to help jump start cruising. CNBC is reporting, “In a meeting with the White House’s Covid response team and the Centers for Disease …

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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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