UnCruise Adventures Is Sailing In Alaska This Summer

About UnCruise Adventures UnCruise Adventures is a responsible travel and adventure leader in the small boat industry. They operate boutique yachts and small boats carrying 22-86 guests on voyages in Alaska, Hawaiian Islands, Mexico’s Sea of Cortes, Columbia and Snake rivers, coastal Washington, Galapagos, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize and Colombia. Your Health & Wellbeing To ensure the health and safety of guests and crew, UnCruise Adventures has implemented a requirement for fully vaccinated cruises and additional safety …

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U.S. Senate passes legislation to enable Alaska cruising this summer

Courtesy Travel Weekly: By Johanna Jainchill |May 14, 2021| The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation that temporarily relieves cruise ships sailing in Alaska of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA) restrictions for as long as Canada’s cruise ban is in place. The Alaska Tourism Restoration Act , sponsored by Alaska’s Republican senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, only applies to large cruise ships taking passengers between the states of Washington and Alaska. The PVSA, enacted in 1886, …

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MSC Virtuosa Arrives In Southampton, Ready To Restart Cruising In The UK

MSC Cruises’ latest flagship, MSC Virtuosa, has arrived in Southampton, her homeport for the summer, ready to restart cruising in UK on May 20 MSC Virtuosa will embark on her maiden voyage around the British Isles She will become the third MSC Cruises ship back at sea, sailing 3- and 4-night mini cruises, before starting 7-night sailings around the UK Courtesy MSC Cruises: Geneva, Switzerland (May 13, 2021) – MSC Virtuosa, MSC Cruises’ latest flagship, has arrived …

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CDC Tweaks Cruise Mask-Wearing and Shore Excursion Rules

Courtesy Travel Weekly, By Johanna Jainchill, May 12, 2021 The CDC today relaxed restrictions on mask-wearing outdoors and shore excursions, but otherwise did not make any major changes to rules on cruise ships with 100% of passengers and crew vaccinated. The CDC’s cruise restart Operations Manual now says that vaccinated passengers are not required to wear masks outside, except in crowded spaces, while unvaccinated passengers still must, including while sunbathing on lounge chairs spaced six feet apart …

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Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August 2021

COURTESY Holland America Line: Seattle, Wash., May 5, 2021 — Working in close coordination with the government of Greece, Holland America Line has received approval to restart cruising from Piraeus (Athens) in August with four departures aboard Eurodam. Bookings for these cruises will open May 6. Departing Aug. 15 and 29, the “Idyllic Greek Isles” itinerary features Kotor, Montenegro, plus the Greek isles of Kékira (Corfu), Thíra (Santorini) and Mykonos. “Ancient Wonders” departs Aug. 22 to explore …

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CDC Alters Rules On Test Sailings, Moving Cruise Lines Closer To Restart

Courtesy Travel Weekly: The CDC is committing to a mid-July restart for cruise ships from U.S. ports. By Johanna Jainchill |Apr 29, 2021| Cruise lines can skip test sailings if they attest that 98% of crew and 95% of passengers will be fully vaccinated, the CDC told cruise lines in a letter Wednesday night in which it committed to a mid-July restart from the U.S. The CDC said the change was the result of twice-weekly meetings with cruise …

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Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain: Alaska Season More Likely After CDC Relaxes Rules

Courtesy Travel Weekly By Johanna Jainchill Apr 29, 2021: Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain said today that the CDC’s latest guidance makes the prospect of an Alaska season more likely and that although the Alaska situation is “complex,” he thinks a solution is possible. The CDC last night committed to a mid-July restart from the U.S., relaxing testing guidelines, speeding up the approval-to-sail process and saying that cruise lines can skip test sailings if 98% of …

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Alaska: Experience the Last Frontier

Courtesy Travel Guides Free: For many avid travelers, Alaska is a top bucket list destination, as very few places around the world embody a similar spirit of adventure. Breath-taking landscapes, extraordinary wildlife, and captivating local culture and people make Alaska a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a more traditional family vacation, or an adrenaline-fueled wilderness adventure, you can find it on the Last Frontier. If Alaska isn’t already on your bucket list, it …

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Unique Destinations for Your Spring Getaway

Courtesy Travel Guides Free: It’s that time of year! We survived the cold winter and the weather is finally getting warmer! For many of us, as the weather changes, our desire to travel starts knocking at our door. Spring is when beach season starts ramping up, so when planning trips during this time of year, our minds tend to focus on digging our toes in the sand. While beach trips are a great vacation, we encourage you …

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