Thursday, July 29

Cruise

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A 132-night cruise around the world sold out in under 3 hours — see what it will be like aboard the ship

The Seven Seas Mariner in Kotor, Montenegro. Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 World Cruise sold out in under three hours. Its the third year in a row the world cruise has broken Regent Seven Sea's "world cruise opening day booking record." Take a look at what the cruising experience will be like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Does over 100 nights at sea sound appealing to you after over a year of being stuck at home? The Seven Seas Mariner. Regent Seven Seas If the answer is yes, you're not alone. Tuscany, Italy. Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 World Cruise just sold out in under three hours. The rail deck. Regent Seven Seas Bookings for the luxury cruise opened on July...
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Cruise ships have found a way around Florida’s ban on vaccine passports — and it’s still bad news for unvaccinated passengers

Cruise lines looking to operate out of Florida are adhering to the state's firm vaccine passport ban. Vaccinated and unvaccinated guests sailing out of Florida could have different cruising experiences. Unvaccinated guests aboard Royal Caribbean and Carnival's cruises will face more costs and onboard restrictions. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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I’m an avid cruiser and now’s the best time to go. Ships are only a third full, dining reservations aren’t competitive, and everything was above and beyond sanitary.

Sheila Davies is a retired gas industry professional based in Northumberland, England. She and her husband Ed recently took an 8-day cruise on the Viking Venus off the coast of the UK. Here's what their trip was like, as told to freelance writer Chrissie McClatchie. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since my husband Ed and I retired, cruising has become a favorite pastime. In February 2020, we completed our 25th cruise with Viking River Cruises after spending 13 days cruising Norway's Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights. Like many others, we spent the next 15 months at home due to the pandemic. Then a few week...
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2 vaccinated guests aboard an Alaska cruise have tested positive for COVID-19

Two vaccinated passengers and one unvaccinated crew member tested positive aboard an Alaska cruise. All 162 guests and the majority of the 62 crew members on the American Constellation were vaccinated. The cruise ship's next sailing has already been canceled. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A Florida judge refuses a CDC request to keep its COVID-19 vaccine rules for cruise ships, and says his decision is about the’use and misuse of governmental power’

A Florida judge blocked a CDC request to extend its COVID-19 restrictions for cruise ships. CDC rules requiring 95% of travellers to be jabbed before sailing become nonbinding on July 18. The District Judge said his decision was "about the use and misuse of governmental power." LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Carnival launches its first cruise from the US since its pandemic shutdown, as the industry races to catch up with soaring demand

Carnival Cruise Line's first cruise ship left the US since the pandemic halted its operations.  The Carnival Vista set sail from Port Galveston, Texas, on Saturday.  Passengers were required to confirm they were fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to boarding.  LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Royal Caribbean’s Florida cruise in July will be different for unvaccinated passengers amid the state’s vaccine passport ban. See the full list of restrictions.

Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas will begin cruising July 2 from Miami on three- to four-night trips. Unvaccinated and vaccinated passengers aboard the ship will have different cruising experiences. Unvaccinated guests can't access the vaccinated-only parts of the ship and will have to pay extra for COVID-19 tests. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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2 passengers tested positive for COVID-19 on a’fully vaccinated’ Royal Caribbean cruise

Two passengers aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise have tested positive for COVID-19. The Adventure of the Seas is currently sailing with a vaccine mandate for passengers 16-years-old and older. The cruise line recently rolled back its vaccine mandate for cruises sailing out of Florida and Texas. LoadingSomething is loading. ...