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June, 2021

 

Carnival’s New Mardi Gras Cruise Ship Arrives in Port Canaveral

Carnival International’s newest ship, the Carnival Magic, arrived in port this morning in its homeport of Tampa, Florida. The ship is on its first-ever world cruise, and is making its way to its first destination, Port Canaveral, where it will begin its 15 night/16-day world cruise. Carnival Corporation’s newest Mardi Gras Cruise Ship Carnival Triumph has arrived at Port Canaveral, Florida, and its passengers can now board the ship for their journey to the Carnival Magic for a two-night Caribbean cruise. The Carnival Triumph, a 3,800-passenger luxury ship, will departRead More


ACLU Threatens To Sue Airline For Making Flight Attendants Choose A Male Or Female Uniform

In May 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued the U.S. Air Marshal Service for forcing male and female flight attendants to wear the same uniform. While the ACLU has since changed its name to the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Freedom Project, the suit remains in place. The ACLU has claimed the policy raises workplace safety issues because flight attendants’ genders could be confused in an emergency. There are many reasons people choose to fly. Business, pleasure, and family all come together to form our love for theRead More


More Than 2,000 Royal Caribbean Crew Members Vaccinated in One Day

A few weeks ago, a press release came out that 2,000 Royal Caribbean employees had been vaccinated against the H1N1 virus, a strain of swine flu which has gained international attention. However, a number of people were left scratching their heads, asking themselves why the vast majority of the company’s employees had been vaccinated, but not their supervisors.  As it turns out, the reason Royal Caribbean’s crew isn’t vaccinated against H1N1 is because they’re not employees. During a routine medical examination, more than 2,000 Royal Caribbean employees in the United StatesRead More


Six Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships to Restart in July and August From the US

Big news from Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) can hardly be kept under wraps, and the news is no exception. The cruising line, which is based in Miami, announced today that it will receive its six newest ships from shipyards in St. John’s, Newfoundland in July and August this year. As we all know, the cruising world is very competitive. Over the past decade, there have been many new cruise lines that have emerged to challenge the more established lines. One big factor in this competition, aside from price, is theRead More


It’s Still Early But Avanti and USTOA Are Optimistic About Europe Bookings

Avanti and USTOA are the names of two companies that are producing a new way to travel. They are starting out in the UK, but plans are to expand to other countries. It’s early days yet but it looks like the UK and US are going to book well their European destinations for the summer. The UK is on course to be the busiest UK holiday destination in 2016. The annual growth rate has been running at around 6% for the last few years and the current booking rate isRead More


How To Know If You’re Eligible For Chase Sapphire Preferred 100,000 Point Bonus?

Before you apply for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, you need to make sure that you are eligible for the 100,000 point sign-up bonus. If you don’t meet the new requirements, you won’t be able to get the bonus. There’s no doubt that the Chase Sapphire Preferred has been a world-renowned travel card for a while, and as a new cardmember, you can get a signup bonus worth 100,000 points. But how do you know if you are eligible for this bonus? Read this post and find out. Beechwood ChaseRead More


12 Countries Using EU’s Digital COVID Certificate, 16 More Ready To Go

Digital Certificates of Origin, or COVIDs, are a document that indicates a product has been made using a specific piece of technology or process. The COVID is used by governments to enforce intellectual property rights, and is also used by companies to enable the movement of products from one country to another. In this article we will look at the 12 countries that are using the COVID certificate, as well as 16 more that are ready to use the certificate. With the help of COVID, a program that certifies theRead More


Which Norwegian Cruise Line Ships are Restarting Operations?

If you’ve ever been on a cruise with Norwegian, you know that their ships are some of the biggest and best in the travel industry. The American flagged Norwegian cruise ships are among the biggest and best in the industry, with the largest ships in the industry, in terms of passenger capacity, and the newest ones are some of the most well-known ships in the industry. While most cruise lines aren’t as well-known as Norwegian, the ones that are, have some of the best, and some of the most popularRead More


Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of June 6, 2021

The cruise radio news briefs for week of June 6, 2021 include interviews with: The captain of Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas who is on the maiden voyage from Norfolk, VA to Shanghai, China. The cruise director of Disney’s Magic of the Seas who is on the maiden voyage from Orlando, FL to New York, NY. The captain of Celebrity Cruises’ Seven Seas Mariner from Tampa, FL to Miami, FL. The cruise director of Carnival’s Valor from Norfolk, VA to Shanghai, China. The cruise director of Norwegian’s Norwegian JadeRead More


Royal Caribbean President Clarifies the Cruise Line’s Vaccine Policy

Royal Caribbean Cruises has added a new offering to its list of offerings this year, and it’s a happy addition to its usual fare. The cruise line is launching its first vaccine-free cruise, sailing the Caribbean, from Miami, Florida to the Bahamas, with stops in St. Thomas and St. Martin. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a problem — one that threatens to leave hundreds of thousands of passengers feeling fearful. Earlier this year, news broke that the line had changed its policy on who can be vaccinated for the flu. ForRead More