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We answer your cruise questions: what type of cabin should I book? How do I know what cruise line to pick? Should I buy the stateroom upgrade? 

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy stops by the unpack the CDC lawsuit and what is happening in Washington DC and Atlanta with the cruise industry. 

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI638APR2921.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29pm EDT

Travel insurance is more important than ever now. And policies have changed during the pandemic. Some items that used to be covered may not be covered, as well as certain clauses have been put in place. And finally, what you should you know and consider before booking your next travel insurance policy. 

Sherry has cruise news

  • The CDC has raised its warning against traveling to the Bahamas. 
  • Royal Caribbean introduces a new neighborhood aboard Wonder of the Seas
  • The game of tug of war continues with the cruise industry's future. 
  • Another cruise line moves closer to all-inclusive pricing. 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line has detailed a little more of what's to come in terms of buffets and embarkation. 
  • River cruising is going strong in the United States. 

Listener Question: What should we know about getting to the island of St. John when docking in St. Thomas?  — Jeff 

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Direct download: EPI637APR2221.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We talk in detail about Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas. This is one of Royal Caribbean's first ships sailing for US residents. Where are the quiet spots, how does it manage passenger flow and any special spots that stick out. 
 
Sherry has cruise news on:
  • The CDC has changed some rather important guidance. 
  • Florida is heated and things could get there in Alaska
  • More cancellations 
  • A big payday for one cruise line executive 
  • A royal ship plans to move to the west coast sooner than expected

Listener Question:

I took a cruise in 2005 aboard the Norwegian Wind out of Honolulu that had a foreign port stop at Fanning Island (Kiribati, Gilbert Islands).  Whatever happened to Fanning Island? Will it ever be a cruise stop again?  - Paul 

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI636APR1521.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A review of Royal Caribbean's former cruise ship Empress of the Seas that took place on the vessel's very last sailing with the company. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news

  • Carnival Cruise Line has canceled more sailings. 
  • Phase two guidance was released from CDC, what did we learn? 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line is taking its ships offshore, following Royal Caribbean's lead. 
  • Royal Caribbean has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship. 
  • We've been talking about this for years and it looks like Venice is finally taking action on cruise ships. 
  • A new residential cruise ship is closer to becoming a reality.

Listener Q: I just booked an 8-day southern Caribbean cruise on carnival magic going to Aruba, Bonaire, and grand Turk. Was wondering what excursions would be the best that you would recommend? 

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI635APR0821.mp3
Category:Royal Caribbean -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We compare and contract cruise vacations to all-inclusive resorts. What is the difference between the two? How are they similar? We get a full over of everything from the stay, dining, excursions, and the overall experience itself. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news

  • Two more Royal Caribbean ships open up for US Bookings
  • A cruise industry trade group starts a campaign to restart cruising 
  • Florida's governor met with cruise line executives down in your neck of the woods on Friday 
  • Carnival made a bold statement at last week's meeting with government officials, stating they are "America's Cruise Line"
  • More ships flock to the UK for a restart 
  • The future does not look bright for the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California

Listener Question: Cynical question but inquiring minds want to know. I'm a nurse in the northeast and an avid cruiser, what's stopping people from saying they have the vaccination and they really haven't? Will the cruise lines be checking against a national database? Seems like anyone could get their hands on the vax card. - Shirley   

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Direct download: EPI634APR0121.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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