CLIA and Its Cruise Line Members Announce Mandatory Core Elements of Health Protocols

Core elements include a travel-industry first with 100% testing for passengers and crew “Guided by world-class experts in medicine and science, CLIA and its ocean-going cruise line members have outlined a pathway to support a phased-in, highly-controlled return to passenger service in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America with protocols that promote the health and safety of passengers, crew and the communities visited.” Courtesy CLIA: Washington, DC (September 21, 2020)—Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% …

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First Steel Cut for Seabourn’s Second New Ultra-Luxury Purpose-Built Expedition Ship, Due For Delivery in 2022

Courtesy Seabourn: SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 – Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, is celebrating a special milestone in its future growth with the commemorative cutting of the steel for the brand’s second ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship. T. Mariotti Managing Director Marco Ghiglione presided over the ceremony in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy with Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz joining virtually. “With two brand new ultra-luxury expedition ships now under construction, we are setting a new standard of …

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All Things Cruise Official Photographer Dennis Cox ~ An Eye for the Stunning, Beautiful and Things That Tell a Story in Pictures

Dennis Cox is an award-winning travel and location photographer for magazines, books, corporate publications and advertising. He is also a book publisher, cruise blogger, fashion & travel poster designer. He has photographed in over 130 countries and territories on all seven continents and has specialized in photographing China since 1976. His photographs have appeared in an eclectic range of publications in numerous countries worldwide. In his 14th book of photographs, “Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships,” his images chronicle the …

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CDC call for comments about cruise travel resuming

A quick reminder about the CDC call for comments about cruise travel resuming. Just one week left … comments need to be in by Sept. 21, 2020. How To Submit Comments: https://beta.regulations.gov/document/CDC-2020-0087-0001/comment This is our chance to be heard. Anyone interested in sharing their comments can submit them to Regulations.gov via the following: Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: Maritime Unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS V18-2, Atlanta, …

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Explore the Remote Northeast Passage with Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent

A&K Celebrates 30 Years of Luxury Expedition Cruising with New Voyages for 2021-22 Courtesy Abercrombie & Kent: DOWNERS GROVE, IL – Sept. 14, 2020 … Next year marks a significant milestone as luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent celebrates 30 years of expedition cruising. What was once an intrepid way to observe wildlife in remote destinations has since been transformed into a luxury adventure, offering an unprecedented level of comfort and access. Today A&K offers 12 voyages, …

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Seabourn Announces “2022 World Cruise: Extraordinary Horizons”: An Unforgettable 145-Day Voyage Visiting 72 Ports In 28 Countries

Courtesy Seabourn: SEATTLE, September 14, 2020 – Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, is offering an unforgettable journey around the globe with its “2022 World Cruise: Extraordinary Horizons,” a 145-day voyage on Seabourn Sojourn, visiting 72 extraordinary destinations and ports in 28 countries on five continents. The ultra-luxury Seabourn Sojourn will depart Los Angeles on January 11, 2022, and travel westbound, visiting Hawaii, the islands of the South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, a number of destinations in …

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Gorgeous All-Inclusive Resorts in the United States

A vacation at an all-inclusive resort is a great way to relax and recharge. There are several fantastic options spread across the United States. So whether you’re searching for sun & sand or snow & mountains…or a chance to relax at a luxurious spa, you can find one that will fit your needs. Read on to find out details about: Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan Twin Farms in Barnard, …

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Cruise Ships Returning to Service

Some well-known upscale & contemporary cruise lines, ultra-luxury and sailing vessels/yacht cruises are restarting operations globally at reduced capacity levels. Here are some of the cruise ships currently sailing or planning sailings later this month. MSC Cruises MSC Grandiosa is sailing in Italy MSC Magnifica is set to sail from Italy later this month Costa Cruises Costa Deliziosa is sailing in Europe Costa Diadema is sailing later this month in Europe PONANT Cruises Le Jacques Cartier sailing …

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European Waterways … Fantastic 2020/2021 Savings – Available Now (Single Supplement Waived on Selected Spirit of Scotland Departures)

Great news! European Waterways has extended its unmissable 2021 offers until October 31, so you can plan ahead and enjoy 10% OFF SELECTED CABINS & CHARTERS between April and August of 2021. In search of a last-minute 2020 escape? Enjoy UP TO 35% OFF CHARTERS AND 20% OFF CABINS on selected 2020 Cruises PLUS PAY NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT on selected Spirit of Scotland departures. Don’t miss out: experience the very best of Scotland’s Great Glen, Bordeaux’s wine …

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Carnival Corporation’s Costa Cruises Brand to Restart Cruise Operations This Weekend

Italy-based Costa Cruises is resuming initial sailings from Italian ports beginning Sept. 6, and will be followed by a second Carnival Corporation brand, Germany-based AIDA Cruises, resuming on Nov. 1 with Canary Island voyages Brands will resume with gradual, phased-in restart and enhanced health protocols Courtesy Carnival Corp.: MIAMI (Sept. 3, 2020) – Two cruise line brands from Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, have announced plans to resume sailing operations, with Italy-based Costa Cruises scheduled to restart sailing in Italy …

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