Florida judge passes cruise lawsuit to a mediator

Remember when Florida sued the CDC over the No-Sail-Order? Well, a Florida judge basically passed the buck by ordering mediation! SunSentinel.com is reporting, “Cruise lines, their customers, the state of Florida and the U.S. government will have to wait a little longer to learn whether a federal order keeping ships …

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Carnival Cruise Line in discussions with CDC to return to sailing in July

Carnival President Christine Duffy spoke with Lester Holt, host of NBC Nightly News about cruises possibly restarting in July. NBCNews reported, “Carnival Cruise Line is in talks with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is “working towards” restarting sailing in July, Carnival President Christine Duffy said Monday. With …

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Carnival cruise line chooses Miss Dominican Republic as Mardi Gras Godmother

SeatradeCruise.com is reporting, “With a global television audience estimated at 500 million looking on, Carnival President Christine Duffy presented Jiménez with the new ‘Spirit of Carnival’ award for embodying the company’s values of fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion during Sunday’s ‘Miss Universe’ broadcast, and bestowed the honor of serving as godmother. …

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Mexico City moves to Yellow on the Covid stoplight system

The federal government of Mexico has implemented a COVID alert system—called the “traffic light” system—for gradually reopening activities, including the economy in a safe and durable manner. MexicoNewsDaily.com is reporting that Mexico City has moved into “Yellow”. “For the first time since the federal government’s coronavirus stoplight system was introduced …

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Norwegian Cruise Line reveals NCL Prima based in Port Canaveral 2022

I’ve sailed on the Norwegian Pearl twice, during Groove Cruise and the Blake Shelton and Friends cruise and enjoyed the experience. Norwegian Cruise Line revealed that NCL Prima based in Port Canaveral will be arriving in 2022! From the official press release, “Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel …

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Carnival cruise line cancels more cruises

Another day, another announcement about cruises being paused. ThePointsGuy.com is reporting, “Cruise giant Carnival Cruise Line is throwing in the towel on a July restart for most of its ships. The world’s second-biggest cruise line on Tuesday canceled July sailings for all but four of its 24 vessels, citing uncertainty about …

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Dominican Republic Updates Airport Protocols

Last December, I had the privilege of visiting TRS Turquesa/Grand Palladium Punta Cana and the exclusive TRS Cap Cana all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic. Recommend.com is reporting,  “The Dominican Republic has revamped its airport entry protocols implementing a new electronic form for more a seamless arrival and departure, as …

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Star Trek Cruise sold out

CruiseHive.com is reporting, “2022 is already expecting to be a great comeback for the cruise industry, and that also includes the much anticipated charter cruises. Star Trek: The Cruise and the 80s Cruise that will take place on Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas have sold out. It’s welcome news …

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