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  • The show must go on for cruise lines, whether the CDC likes it or not.
  • If Nassau, Bahamas or Bermuda isn't your cup of tea, you can head further south.  
  • Some positive news from the White House regarding the future of travel in general. 
  • More summer cruise for UK cruisers.
  • It was touch and go for an American river cruise ship late last week
  • A close call for a Disney Cruise Line and the Victory casino ship. 
Q:  Long-time listener here wondering IF the cruise ship restrictions voted on in Key West stay in place (not overturned by Florida's legislature) can any of the major cruise line ships call on Key West? I know the mega-ships are out, but how about some of the older classes of ships? — Brian
 
Q: Hi. Last week Shery mentioned Europe land/cruising. In 2022, we are looking to spend a couple of months in Europe. Is it better to start in the north or the south? - Di 

 

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This week we catch up with Sherry Laskin with a busy week of cruise news. 

Sherry has news on:

  • The first major cruise line sailing from the United States will now require a vaccination 
  • More uncertainty for the already struggling Alaska cruise season 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings drops the ax on June 2021 sailings 
  • A scary incident aboard a MSC cruise line ship. 
  • Two U.S. river cruise lines are back to sailing again 
  • Royal Caribbean deploys a ship in Los Angelos in 2022 

Listener Question #1: What's the difference between a passport card and a regular passport? We are traveling to the Bahamas next summer. -Leeann 

Listener Question #2: How kid-friendly of a cruise line is Cunard? We are looking for a family reunion cruise with 30 people, half of them are under 35.  - Dave

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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What have you been doing since the cruise industry shutdown? We catch up with listener Tommy to see what he's been doing and what are some of the first things he'll do once he gets back to sea.

Sherry Laskin has cruise news:

  • One cruise line is looking to homeport in Cozumel. 
  • And speaking of Cozumel, a gulf coast port is about to receive a big ship. 
  • Here is one for you, Sherry. One cruise line is giving away a transatlantic voyage for two. 
  • Port Canaveral continues to gear up for the arrival of Carnival’s mega-ship Mardi Gras. 
  • Princess and HAL opening up a small part of Alaska 

Listener Question: How does Carnival Cruise Line's shareholder credit work? 

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Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy catches us up to date with some of the decisions the cruise lines have made over the past few months and what the landscape is starting to look like as we start to move into the spring and summer 2021 cruise season. 

Sherry has cruise news

  • Two more cruise lines delay sailings into 2021
  • The U.S. Transportation Committee asks Canada to help save the Alaska cruise season 
  • Grand Cayman considers limiting the number of cruise ships 
  • The upcoming Royal ship will debut in a new homeport in Europe 
  • Royal Caribbean ship passes an air quality test 

Question: What are your thoughts on catching an 11:35 flight out of Miami on disembarkation morning? 

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