Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (HCLH) announced today that it will require its crew and passengers to be vaccinated as a prerequisite to cruising. NCLH stated that it will follow its own “Sail Safe” protocols and “Healthy Sail” protocols which it developed with experts who it hired with Royal Caribbean. NCLH has
Australia Extends Cruise Travel Ban a Minimum of Three Months
Today the Government of Australia extended the ban against cruise travel to a minimum of three months:
Extending the human biosecurity emergency period by three months @GregHuntMP #auspol pic.twitter.com/K8KujktTE7
— Political Alert (@political_alert) December 8, 2020
Newspapers across Australia report that Australians are restricted from overseas travel or cruise ship holidays for at least three more months as the government extends the biosecurity ban imposed at the start of the pandemic.
Seatrade Cruise Virtual Conference: Cruising During a Deadly Pandemic?
Cruise executives excitedly expressed their optimism yesterday about resuming cruises at the annual Seatrade Cruise conference, which is being held this year in an entirely virtual manner due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carnival Corporation’s Arnold Donald, NCL’s Frank Del Rio and Royal Caribbean all stated that they were confident that cruising would soon start from…
Why The Royal Caribbean – NCL “Healthy Sail” Protocols Will Fail
NCL’s Del Rio – It’s “Absolutely Safe” to Resume Cruising
Royal Caribbean – Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)’s “Healthy Sail” Panel made its recommendations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week in an effort to resume cruise operations. Travel magazines, cruise writers, travel bloggers, and even major newspapers excitedly reported on what…