Travel Weekly Front Page Headlines — September 24, 2021
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Royal Caribbean building a cruise terminal in Ravenna, Italy – Royal said Ravenna has convenient access to the airports in Bologna, Forli, Rimini and Venice.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hurtigruten Expeditions cruises to spectacular destinations with sustainability at the core of their exploration.
- 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