Mediation fails to settle Florida cruise lawsuit

As you may recall, Florida Governor RonDeSantis sued the CDC regarding shutting down cruises. https://www.thecruisegenius.com/florida-sues-federal-government-to-allow-cruises-to-resume/  The lawsuit moved to mediation and now news reports are stating mediation has failed to settle the Florid cruise lawsuit. ClickOrlando.com is reporting, “ORLANDO, Fla. – Mediation has failed to settle the case between the …

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Disney Cruise Line to do test cruise from Port Canaveral

MyNews13.com is reporting, “PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — After receiving approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Disney Cruise Line will conduct a test cruise from Port Canaveral later this month. “We have reached an important next step toward our gradual and responsible resumption of service, and are grateful …

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IATA says airport chaos will occur without Vaccine Passport

For months now, I’ve been saying that the world is moving towards a Vaccine Passport in digital form. InsiderTravelReport.com is reporting, “The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (COVID-19 testing and vaccine certificates) …

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10 Fun Facts about The Love Boat

With the sad passing of Gavin Macleod, Captain Stubing of The LoveBoat, here’s 10 fun (and interesting facts!) MentalFloss.com reports, “For nearly 10 years, TV viewers got to experience a journey aboard a cruise ship nearly every Saturday night as The Love Boat brought the misadventures and romantic escapades of …

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Gavin MacLeod of The Love Boat dead at age 90

It’s very sad to learn that actor Gavin Macleod, TV’s Captain of The Love Boat has died at age 90. TMZ.com is reporting, “Gavin MacLeod — a veteran TV actor, famous for roles on “The Love Boat” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” — has died … TMZ has learned. …

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Carnival Receives CDC Approval as Cruise Restart Plan Moves Forward

As the CDC seems to be relaxing guidelines to resume cruises, Carnival received approval from the CDC to resume cruising, with some conditions. MaritimeExecutive.com is reporting, “Carnival Corporation received notification from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention that it has accepted the company’s agreements with PortMiami, the Port …

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Mexico on week 19 of COVID infection decrease

As COVID cases and deaths are sharply decreasing in the United States, our neighbors to the south are also receiving great news. Mexico is on week 19 of decreasing COVID infections. RivieraMayaNews.com is reporting, “Mexico City, Mexico — Mexico is on week 19 of a decrease in covid infections, a …

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CDC backs down on draconian rules for cruising

We’ve all heard that the CDC had issued very strict rules to the cruise industry if ships were to begin sailing again from U.S. ports. No buffets, social distancing and wearing masks sent shock waves through cruise enthusiasts. CruiseIndustryNews.com is reporting today , “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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Update on Vaccine Passport

I’ve been saying it for months, a Vaccine Passport is coming, so be prepared. Here’s an update on the Vaccine Passport published by CTVNews.com. “LONDON — Boarding pass, suitcase, passport and … digital vaccination certificate? Keen to avoid losing another summer of holiday revenue to the coronavirus pandemic, the European …

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