Norwegian Cruise Line sues Florida over COVID passport ban

CNBC.com is reporting, “Norwegian Cruise Line filed a lawsuit against Florida’s surgeon general, hoping to put an end to the state’s law preventing businesses from requiring customers to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Norwegian asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to throw out the state’s …

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Unvaccinated cruisers required to purchase travel insurance

USAToday.com is reporting, “Carnival Cruise Line has followed Royal Caribbean’s lead in adding a travel insurance requirement for unvaccinated cruisers departing from Florida. “Consistent with the practices of other lines who are also restarting their operations, and in the best interests of our guests who are unvaccinated, this is important …

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More than 2 million tourists arrive in Cancun in June 2021

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that I’ve travelled to the Palladium Hotel Group resorts near Cancun several times over the last 2 years. What’s interesting is that in June of 2021, more than 2 million tourists arrived in Cancun! TravelDailyNews.com is reporting, “Despite …

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Carnival Mardi Gras statistics

It seems that everyone I’m talking with says that the brand new Carnival Mardi Gras is the most exciting ship of 2021. Check out these Carnival Mardi Gras specifics:  More Choices to Stay and Play Mardi Gras brings its flair for fun to a number of destinations, in the Caribbean. Carnival …

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Carnival cruise line resumes cruises from Miami

It’s been a long time coming, but Carnival cruise line has resumed cruising from Miami! CruiseIndustryNews.com is reporting, “Carnival Cruise Line kicked off its first cruise from in almost 16 months from PortMiami today with the departure of Carnival Horizon. It’s the second Carnival ship back in cruising action in …

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Dominican Republic Overview for tourists

I visited TRS Turquesa in the Dominican Republic 6 months ago and had a great time. I wanted to share some information about the region from DominicanRepublic.com: Punta Cana in a nutshell Punta Cana is the most important travel destination in the whole Caribbean.  Located in the east corner of …

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What is Traveler’s Diarrhea?

If you’ve traveled, chances are that you, or someone you know have experienced traveler’s diarrhea. My wife always makes sure that our suitcase includes Pepto-Bismol and Imodium A-D just in case we need it! Mayoclinic.org states, “Traveler’s diarrhea is a digestive tract disorder that commonly causes loose stools and abdominal …

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Carnival Mardi Gras announces new dining options

Carnival shared the following exciting dining news today, “UNIQUE TWO-IN-ONE DINING CONCEPT OFFERING BOTH CHINESE AND MEXICAN CUISINES TO DEBUT ABOARD NEW MARDI GRAS Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras will feature the widest variety of culinary outlets in the fleet, with more than two dozen different venues, including Chibang!, …

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Return to TRS Yucatán and Grand Palladium Riviera Maya

I’ve had the opportunity to visit TRS Yucatán and Grand Palladium Riviera Maya several times in the past, and I’m glad to report that I just returned from a 10 day stay at the resort. I attended a very romantic wedding, and a group event that was productive and enjoyable. …

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Federal Judge Blocks CDC’s Cruise Restriction

Friday afternoon, I received an email asking me if I could be a guest on a South Florida TV news station. I would be commenting on news that a federal judge blocked the CDC’s cruise ship restriction. Winknews.com is reporting, “Saying the “injury to Florida’s economy grows by the day,” …

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