8 Top Cruise Headlines on Travel Weekly Today

Travel Weekly Front Page Headlines — September 24, 2021

 

  1. Despite Covid-19, Carnival Corp.’s bookings are strong for 2022 and beyond – Carnival Corp. plans to have 50 ships, or 61% of its capacity, back by Nov. 30.

 

  1. Efforts underway to safeguard future Alaska cruise seasons – Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young are proposing different ways around the Passenger Vessel Services Act, legislation that puts Alaska cruising at the mercy of Canada’s government.

 

  1. Carnival Victory is officially renamed Carnival Radiance – The ship is in the final stages of a $200 million bow-to-stern transformation in Cadiz, Spain. The Radiance will homeport in Long Beach, Calif.

 

  1. Royal Caribbean building a cruise terminal in Ravenna, Italy – Royal said Ravenna has convenient access to the airports in Bologna, Forli, Rimini and Venice.

 

  1. Icy Strait Point (finally) welcomes back NCL cruisers – Guests aboard the Norwegian Encore last month were the line’s first passengers to visit the destination in nearly 700 days.

 

  1. PONANT Reveals Le Commandant Charcot – The World’s First Luxury Polar Exploration Yacht – The future of cruising has arrived – be among the first to explore PONANT’s revolutionary new vessel – Le Commandant.

 

  1. Hurtigruten Expeditions cruises to spectacular destinations with sustainability at the core of their exploration.

 

  1. Meet MSC Seashore – Miami’s Newest Ship

Cover photo: Cruise ship at Key West’s Mallory Square with schooner on sunset cruise in background ©Dennis Cox/WorldViews

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