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We get a preview of the first cruise to return to the sea from the UK in 14-months. Journalist Dave Monk just returned from a four-night sailing. He discusses the protocols onboard, what dining, the buffets, and the mask situation are like onboard. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news on

  • Royal Caribbean gets permission to cruise
  • A tone of optimism from cruise line executives 
  • The Alaska Tourism Restoration Act passes 
  • A cavalcade of cruise lines intends to sail Alaska this summer 
  • Carnival has outlined its Alaska cruise protocols 
  • Viking gears up for a summer 2021 restart 
  • Another cruise line extends Bahamas sailings due to an overwhelming response
  • Norwegian Cruise Line details its 2021 restart for the US

Listener Question: What is the weather like in Southeast Alaska for late August? — Nicole 

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Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy stops by to unpack the latest developments from the CDC as well as the state of Florida's lawsuit against the agency. 

Sherry has cruise news on

  • Judge speaks on State of Florida vs CDC lawsuit
  • Royal Caribbean has made some changes for summer cruises 
  • Alaska cruise bill passes in the Senate, next up is the House 
  • Carnival's new ship is heading to Florida very soon
  • Disney Cruise Line details upcoming ship Wish 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line shares more about upcoming Norwegian Prima

Listener Q: Is it better to book the new ship right when it goes on sale or give it some time for the people that paid deposits to back out and hope for a lower price? - Jim 

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As cruise lines prepare to resume sailings again, we are getting more and more questions about ships, destinations, casinos, and news ships that will be debuting over the next few years. 

Sherry has cruise news:

  • Good news for cruisers who don't want to wear a mask at the beach. 
  • Carnival Cruise Line Cancels sailings through July 31, 2021. 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line details new cruise ship that will debut in 2022. 
  • Holland America Line ship completes sea trials. 
  • Norwegian Holdings donate $10 million to Alaska communities 
  • Azamara cruises release new health and safety protocols for cruise resumption. 

Listener Question: What recommendation do you have for a woman who's in her 60s and wants to cruise solo? 

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To avoid going completely insane during the industry shutdown, I decided to take a land cruise across America. Nancy Schretter from the Family Travel Network interviews me about the road trip to Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and the Petrified Forest National Park.  

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