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Exploring Malta by Private Yacht
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Exploring Malta by Private Yacht

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 11, 2020

There is no better and safer way to explore the beautiful Mediterranean coast than with a private yacht charter, starting ... Read More

Holland America Line extends cruise operations pause through December 15
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Holland America Line extends cruise operations pause through December 15

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

With the continuation of travel and port restrictions due to global health concerns, Holland America Line is extending its pause ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s enormous loss highlights cruise industry woes
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Royal Caribbean’s enormous loss highlights cruise industry woes

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group’s newly-released Q2 2020 results show the second quarter net loss of $1.6 billion comes on top of ... Read More

Seabourn announces upcoming cruise cancellations
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Seabourn announces upcoming cruise cancellations

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury travel experience, announced today that it will cancel upcoming voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet ... Read More

CruiseTrends: A picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel
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CruiseTrends: A picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

CruiseTrends report for the month of  August 2020. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel ... Read More

CLIA announces third suspension of all US cruise operations
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CLIA announces third suspension of all US cruise operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that its ocean-going cruise line members have agreed to voluntarily suspend U.S. cruise ... Read More

Fiavet President Pleads for Restart of Cruise Tourism
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Fiavet President Pleads for Restart of Cruise Tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- August 1, 2020

Fiavet (the Italian Federation of Travel Agents) declared its support for cruise tourism - an important sector of the Italian ... Read More

Holland America Line designates its new flagship
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Holland America Line designates its new flagship

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

In honor of some of the most memorable ships in Holland America Line's nearly 150-year history, the premium cruise line ... Read More

Royal Caribbean Group sets sail with updated corporate identity
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Royal Caribbean Group sets sail with updated corporate identity

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced that it is now known by a new moniker: Royal Caribbean Group. "The name is ... Read More

Port Canaveral: Critical Relief from COVID-19 Needed
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Port Canaveral: Critical Relief from COVID-19 Needed

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 25, 2020

“Port Canaveral is one of many seaports in Florida and around the country experiencing significant financial challenges as cruise passenger ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line announces new plans for its fleet
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Carnival Cruise Line announces new plans for its fleet

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 24, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line today announced new plans for its fleet that will generate tremendous guest excitement once it resumes sailing, ... Read More

Royal Caribbean reinvents cruise industry’s safety drill
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Royal Caribbean reinvents cruise industry’s safety drill

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 24, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group is replacing one of the least-loved but most important parts of a cruise vacation – the safety ... Read More

US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!
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US Tourism Outlook 2020-2023: US Travel is in deep trouble!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 21, 2020

The United States Travel and Tourism industry is in deep trouble.  Brand USA today updated the US travel and tourism ... Read More

Cruising? Illegal in the US until September 2020
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Cruising? Illegal in the US until September 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships ... Read More

UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office adds more confusion to return of cruises
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UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office adds more confusion to return of cruises

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

Following news that UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) only advises against 'sea-going' cruise ship travel, cruise industry experts say ... Read More

Viking announced new cruise ship for the Mekong River
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Viking announced new cruise ship for the Mekong River

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

Viking today announced it will launch a new ship next summer for its popular Magnificent Mekong cruise tour. Currently under ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line appoints Scott Dahnke to Board of Directors
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Norwegian Cruise Line appoints Scott Dahnke to Board of Directors

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today announced the appointment of Scott Dahnke to its Board of Directors as a new ... Read More

Carnival Corporation expects to resume operations ‘in a phased manner’
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Carnival Corporation expects to resume operations ‘in a phased manner’

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc  provides a business update and additional financial information for the second quarter ended May 31, 2020. ... Read More

Port Canaveral awarded federal grant  for security upgrades
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Port Canaveral awarded federal grant for security upgrades

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded $908,015 in federal funding by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal ... Read More

Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance
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Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Canada is an ocean nation with the longest coastline in the world. Canadians rely on healthy marine ecosystems to sustain ... Read More

Carnival Corporation names new President of Holland America Line
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Carnival Corporation names new President of Holland America Line

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced two important moves within its global leadership team as part of the company's broader efforts ... Read More

Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday
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Carnival will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ... Read More

Travel advisors expect business to drop more than 50% this year
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Travel advisors expect business to drop more than 50% this year

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020

The results of the COVID-19 Sentiment Barometer, an online industry tracking survey designed to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 ... Read More

70% of Americans support more economic stimulus for travel industry recovery
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70% of Americans support more economic stimulus for travel industry recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020

A new survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) found that while Americans remain hesitant about traveling, they ... Read More

If Living is a Priority, Should You Cruise?
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If Living is a Priority, Should You Cruise?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 23, 2020

Although it is hard for me to believe, each and every year approximately 30 million people spend time and a ... Read More

Virgin Voyages purification system: Bold yet necessary statement
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Virgin Voyages purification system: Bold yet necessary statement

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

Following the news that Virgin Voyages claims its air purification system can kill 99.9% of viruses, industry experts and analysts ... Read More

CLIA announces voluntary suspension of cruise operations from US ports
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CLIA announces voluntary suspension of cruise operations from US ports

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the following statement today to announce that the association's ocean-going cruise line members will ... Read More

Carnival Corporation & plc names new Chief Operations Officer
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Carnival Corporation & plc names new Chief Operations Officer

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 19, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that Josh Weinstein has been named chief operations officer, effective immediately. Reporting to Carnival ... Read More

Paul Gauguin resumes Tahiti and French Polynesia cruises in July
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Paul Gauguin resumes Tahiti and French Polynesia cruises in July

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 17, 2020

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce the resumption of its Tahiti and French ... Read More

Cruising back on: Germany takes the lead
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Cruising back on: Germany takes the lead

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 16, 2020

Cruise experts say, it will be a year or more before the next cruise ship will go on a voyage. ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Set for Phase 1 Reopening on June 15
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Set for Phase 1 Reopening on June 15

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 12, 2020

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has announced the destination will begin Phase 1 of the Tourism Readiness and ... Read More

Prime Minister’s support for UK cruise industry is only short-term solution
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Prime Minister’s support for UK cruise industry is only short-term solution

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 12, 2020

Following the news that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK Government will support cruise companies in any ... Read More

Hurtigruten launches new Dover and Hamburg expedition cruises
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Hurtigruten launches new Dover and Hamburg expedition cruises

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

From 2021, the world’s largest expedition cruise line offers guests a new way to explore the Norwegian coast - with ... Read More

Travel intermediaries need transparency to restore consumer confidence
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Travel intermediaries need transparency to restore consumer confidence

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020

Transparency will be the key to provide service to the future tourists. During this COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of future ... Read More

UN chief: Tourism can be a platform for overcoming the pandemic
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UN chief: Tourism can be a platform for overcoming the pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 9, 2020

As UNWTO leads the restart of tourism, the Secretary-General of the United Nations has sent a landmark message to the world, highlighting the sector’s ... Read More

Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?
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Ready to go on a cruise? Why it may become the safest way to travel?

mm Bruce Nierenberg- June 8, 2020

Dr. Peter Tarlow or safertourism.com  and Bruce Nierenberg  of Bruce Nierenberg & Associates will be discussing why cruises could emerge ... Read More

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