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Dominican Republic to Host Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference

On Oct. 11, the Dominican Republic will serve as host to the 28th annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) conference in Santo Domingo, which will include, among many others, 60 top cruise executives. “The government will give its full support to guarantee the success of the FCCA annual conference,” said Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader. ADVERTISING […]

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Bahamas Gives Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Key Covid News

Cruise lines face regulation not just from the country where their ships sail from, but also from the countries where they make port stops. That has led to a challenging array of covid protocols based on which ports of call a ship visits. That makes communication with passengers a challenge. In the early days of […]

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Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Get Bad CDC News

The oceans have been stormy for the major cruise lines that sail out of American ports. Royal Caribbean International (RCL) – Get Royal Caribbean Group Report, Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) – Get Carnival Corporation Report, and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) – Get Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Report have had to deal with an uncertain […]

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Will Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Drop Covid Tests, Vaccine Rule?

The cruise industry got hit by a perfect storm when the covid pandemic hit.  For an industry vulnerable to storms in general, it was a terrible combination of events that left the industry shuttered, while hotels, theme parks, arenas, and other venues all remained closed for much less time. That’s because the United States government […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Great Cruise Comeback in Hawai’i

Norwegian Cruise Line has returned the only cruise ship to sail year-round in Hawaii, the Pride of America ship, back into service on April 9 after two years without cruising during the pandemic following the state’s end of the Safe Travels Program. The Pride of America is the cruise line’s fifteenth ship to return to […]

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Travel insurance is a must for cruise trips, experts say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Cruise line companies like Carnival are looking to make a big splash this year as they return to operations after a two-year break. The industry was shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, the Carnival Spirit set sail, making it the first major cruise ship to depart from JaxPort in nearly […]