June 13, 2021

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Mediterranean By Cruise Ship

8th Edition Coming February 2020!

Embark on one of the most exciting cruises in the world and visit the civilizations and cultures that have shaped history for thousands of years. Updates and additions to all ports of this destination from Portugal to Turkey with extensive detail on home-ports such as Rome, Venice, Barcelona and Athens. All port information is packed with practical tips on getting around, recommended shore excursions, shopping and restaurant suggestions with color maps showing exactly where the ships dock. This edition covers eastern and western itineraries with hundreds of color photos and maps that capture the essence of each locale.

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Alaska gets ready for 2021 cruises

By Heidi Groover, The Seattle Times Cruises from Seattle to Alaska are set to return this summer after federal lawmakers cleared the way for sailings that have been on hold since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The move signals the … Read More...

NCL applies to start sailing again from U.S. ports on July 4

(Reuters, Nivedita Balu) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it had sought the approval of U.S. health authorities to restart trips from U.S. ports from July 4 with mandatory vaccinations for travelers, bringing new hope to the ravaged … Read More...

Urgent Need for Ships to Start Sailing, Says FMC

By Kenneth Griffin - (The Cruise Examiner) – Last week, the US Federal Marine Commission made its voice known in the world of cruising by backing a return to the seas by the mammoth worldwide fleet of cruise ships that has been laid up, but … Read More...

Cruise Industry has Plan to Return to Sea

By Shannon McMahon, Washington Post (Sept. 23, 2020) On the same day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention withdrew updated covid-19 guidance stating that the coronavirus is airborne and can spread in poorly ventilated indoor spaces, a … Read More...

Holland America Pauses Ship Operations for another 30 Days

Due to the continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns, Holland America Line has made the decision to extend its pause of global cruise operations for an additional 30 days, cancelling sailings scheduled to … Read More...

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