Cruise ships return to Canada

Canada has always been a popular cruise destination, however COVID stopped cruising in its tracks. Now that the CDC has dropped the cruise ship travel advisory, the cruise industry is coming back stronger than ever. Carnival recently stated they had the best cruise booking week ever: https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/carnival-best-ever-booking-week-cdc-drops-covid-cruise-ship-warning ThePointsGuy.com is reporting, “The …

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Avoid getting sick when you travel

If you travel, chances are that you’ve experienced cramping, diarrhea, or other unpleasant health problems. I’ve traveled extensively during my days in the Navy, and have also enjoyed many cruise and all-inclusive resort vacations. I just came across a great article from SheKnows.com that may help you avoid sickness during …

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CDC removes cruise travel advisory

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been open about their feelings pertaining to cruise travel by issuing travel advisories in the past, but CruiseHive.com is reporting that the travel advisory has been lifted. “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today completely removed its travel …

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Loud noise triggers confusion at Cancún airport in Mexico

I’ve traveled safely through the Cancun airport many times, but today news reports stated that a loud noise triggered confusion at the Cancun airport in Mexico. CBSNews.com is reporting, “A loud noise triggered a stampede Monday at the international airport in Mexico’s popular tourist destination of Cancún. The country’s National …

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Sargassum barriers being added at beach destinations

I’ve been to all-inclusive resorts many times over the last 3 years, and one of the top complaints I hear is the amount of sargassum on beaches. TravelPulse.com is reporting that sargassum barriers will be installed in April. I will say that this effort will make many tourists happy, including …

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Sandals Resorts International Announces “40 For 40” Projects

In addition to amazing resorts, dazzling golf courses and luxury accommodations, Sandals also invests in their destination communities. Sandals Resorts International (SRI), in partnership with its philanthropic arm, the Sandals Foundation, has announced the complete list of projects under its “40 For 40” initiative. TravelAgentCentral.com is reporting, “Launched as part of Sandals …

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CDC reduces health warning for cruises to level 2

Once again, the CDC is letting everyone know that cruising is becoming safer by reducing the health warning even further to level 2-moderate. TravelPulse.com is reporting, “The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on March 14 lowered the COVID-19 travel health notice for cruise ships to Level 2, which is …

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Carnival Launches VeriFLY Digital Health Wallet At All Homeports

It’s great to see that Carnival is making cruising easier by launching the popular VeriFLY technology digital health wallet at all homeports. CruiseIndustryNews.com is reporting, “Carnival Cruise Line is making health screening simpler and quicker for guests, according to a press release. After a successful pilot of VeriFLY by Daon, …

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