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Cruise industry to lose $19.6 billion in revenue due to COVID-19
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Cruise industry to lose $19.6 billion in revenue due to COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Not many industries have been hit by the coronavirus outbreak as the cruise industry. Cruise line revenues practically disappeared since ... Read More

Cruise Confidence Survey: 87% of US travelers open to cruising
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Cruise Confidence Survey: 87% of US travelers open to cruising

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020

The results of the latest US cruise customer survey were announced today. The new poll of 3,602 US respondents reveals ... Read More

Truth or Dare in Travel and Tourism: Trust – the Final Frontier
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Truth or Dare in Travel and Tourism: Trust – the Final Frontier

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- November 16, 2020

Lies are like candies in a candy store, they come in various colors and sizes and offer different experiences. Some ... Read More

Seychelles Updates Travel Conditions
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Seychelles Updates Travel Conditions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 13, 2020

Seychelles updates travel conditions providing guidelines for entry into the country which are in force as of November 12, 2020 ... Read More

Truth or Dare in Travel and Tourism
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Truth or Dare in Travel and Tourism

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- November 13, 2020

Lies are like candies in a candy store - they come in various colors and sizes and offer different experiences. ... Read More

Carnival and Royal Caribbean lose $4.1 billion  in Q3
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Carnival and Royal Caribbean lose $4.1 billion in Q3

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 11, 2020

According to its Q3 2020 earnings report, Carnival Corporation suffered a $2.9 billion loss during the period. Its revenue dropped ... Read More

Grenada preparing for gradual reopening of cruise industry in 2021
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Grenada preparing for gradual reopening of cruise industry in 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 9, 2020

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is continuing to implement key strategic cruise business actions in preparation for the safe and ... Read More

UNWTO and IMO call for safe resumption of cruise ship operations
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UNWTO and IMO call for safe resumption of cruise ship operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 5, 2020

In a joint statement issued today, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) highlight the importance of the ... Read More

St. Kitts and Nevis: New Travel Requirements
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St. Kitts and Nevis: New Travel Requirements

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 5, 2020

St. Kitts and Nevis is now officially welcoming visitors to its shores. Today, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s North American brands extend pause in cruise operations
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Carnival Corporation’s North American brands extend pause in cruise operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 3, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its North American cruise line brands will extend their existing pause in operations, suspending cruise ... Read More

Most popular cruise lines for November 2020 named
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Most popular cruise lines for November 2020 named

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 2, 2020

CruiseTrends report for the month of November 2020 was released today. The report details a picture of trends in consumer behavior for ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Sees Cruise Ships on the Recovering Horizon
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Jamaica Tourism Sees Cruise Ships on the Recovering Horizon

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 31, 2020

Buoyed by the success of the resilient corridor in safeguarding Jamaica’s tourism against the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), discussions have begun ... Read More

CLIA Statement: Conditional Sailing Order
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CLIA Statement: Conditional Sailing Order

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 31, 2020

 Cruise Lines International Association has issued the following statement in response to the CDC's "Framework for Conditional Sailing Order." Guided ... Read More

U.S. Election Determines Future of Travel to Cuba by Americans
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U.S. Election Determines Future of Travel to Cuba by Americans

editor editor- October 31, 2020

In the view of the US/Cuba Travel Network, the US election on November 3 is an inescapable watershed for US ... Read More

CDC issues framework for resuming safe cruise ship operations
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CDC issues framework for resuming safe cruise ship operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased ... Read More

Costa Cruises reviews its Winter 2020-2021 schedule
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Costa Cruises reviews its Winter 2020-2021 schedule

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 28, 2020

Considering the limitations still in place in some European countries, and in light of the current epidemiological situation, Costa Cruises ... Read More

Princess Cruises extends pause of operations in Australia
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Princess Cruises extends pause of operations in Australia

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 27, 2020

Due to the uncertainty about when international travel restrictions might be lifted, Princess Cruises is extending its pause in operations ... Read More

Costa Cruises completes Italy’s first LNG cruise ship bunkering operation
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Costa Cruises completes Italy’s first LNG cruise ship bunkering operation

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 27, 2020

Costa Cruises, a major European cruise line and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, today announced another milestone for Costa Smeralda, the line's ... Read More

US DOT announces over $220 million in grants for America’s ports
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US DOT announces over $220 million in grants for America’s ports

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the award of more than $220 million in discretionary ... Read More

Cruise Industry Flunks Safety Tests
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Cruise Industry Flunks Safety Tests

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 13, 2020

Seasick A recent study of the global cruise industry and tourism crises revealed a systematic failure within the industry to ... Read More

Top 10 cruise destinations trending now
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Top 10 cruise destinations trending now

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Latest data from cruise industry records indicates that consumer interest in travel continues to thrive, and consumers are requesting quotes and booking ... Read More

Destroying Cruise Ships is big Business in Turkey
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Destroying Cruise Ships is big Business in Turkey

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 3, 2020

Business is booming at the Aliaga Shipyard in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales ... Read More

Most popular October 2020 cruise trends revealed
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Most popular October 2020 cruise trends revealed

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

The latest edition of the CruiseTrends report for the month of October 2020 was released today. The report details a picture of trends ... Read More

Taking a cruise in the USA? White House overrules CDC
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Taking a cruise in the USA? White House overrules CDC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2020

Robert Ray Redfield Jr. is the current Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the current Administrator ... Read More

Enchanted Princess joins Princess Cruises fleet
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Enchanted Princess joins Princess Cruises fleet

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

The newly completed Enchanted Princess was delivered to Princess Cruises today in an official handover ceremony presented via live streaming ... Read More

Princess Cruises sells Sun Princess and Sea Princess
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Princess Cruises sells Sun Princess and Sea Princess

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Today, the international premium cruise line, Princess Cruises, announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea ... Read More

CLIA: New health protocols will help to resume cruise operations in the Americas
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CLIA: New health protocols will help to resume cruise operations in the Americas

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, announced today the adoption of mandatory core ... Read More

Costa’s cruises return to Genoa
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Costa’s cruises return to Genoa

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 19, 2020

Costa Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced that Costa Diadema ... Read More

Hornblower Names New CMO
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Hornblower Names New CMO

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 16, 2020

Hornblower Group today announced Kristina Heney has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. In this newly ... Read More

CLIA releases 2020 Environmental Technologies and Practices Report
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CLIA releases 2020 Environmental Technologies and Practices Report

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 9, 2020

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the leading voice of the global cruise industry, released today the Global Cruise Industry Environmental ... Read More

Costa Crociere suspends 2020-2021 season in South America
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Costa Crociere suspends 2020-2021 season in South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 8, 2020

Costa Crociere (Costa Cruises), a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, today announced the cancellation of the arrival of its ships for ... Read More

Aqua Expeditions unveils its newest vessel Aqua Nera
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Aqua Expeditions unveils its newest vessel Aqua Nera

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 28, 2020

Aqua Expeditions, the global leader in luxury small-ship expeditions, has added a brand-new vessel to its fleet. Setting a new ... Read More

Princess Cruises announces extension of pause of operations in Australia
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Princess Cruises announces extension of pause of operations in Australia

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

Due to the continued progression of COVID-19 and related decisions of various governments, health authorities, and airlines regarding travel restrictions, ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line extends pause for all Australia departures till December
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Carnival Cruise Line extends pause for all Australia departures till December

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line said today that in light of continuing Australian travel restrictions, it is extending its pause in departures ... Read More

P&O Cruises Australia extends its pause in operations to December
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P&O Cruises Australia extends its pause in operations to December

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

P&O Cruises Australia is extending its rolling pause in operations from Australia to 2 December this year as the cruise ... Read More

Marella Cruises announces operations pause extension
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Marella Cruises announces operations pause extension

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 26, 2020

UK's third largest cruise line, Marella Cruises, has announced the extension in the operations pause until November 15 . The ... Read More

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