Welcome to the Cruise Radio Information Temporary for the Week of November 29, 2020, the place we convey you the most recent cruise information, our weekly podcast, and up to date YouTube movies.
1. Carnival Horizon, one of many first ships Carnival Cruise Line plans to re-enter service, hit a roadblock in its return to the excessive seas. In keeping with the CDC’s web site as of Tuesday, Carnival Horizon’s standing was nonetheless “purple,” that means the ship has not but met the CDC’s strict necessities for a return to service.
2. Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas left port this week as the first sailing for the cruise line with paying company since March. Now embarking on three- and four-night sailings from Singapore, Quantum will function “cruises to nowhere”—with no ports of name on the itineraries.
3. Princess Cruises has canceled all sailings through March 31, 2021, giving it one of many longest suspensions of service amongst cruise strains thus far amid the wake of the pandemic. The cruise line plans to make use of the additional time to equip its complete fleet with its MedallionClass know-how, which might supply company a safer, nearly utterly contactless expertise.
4. MSC Cruises has suspended all Mediterranean sailings from Italy till January, because the Italian authorities applied new restrictions on journey throughout the nation. With Italian residents’ mobility restricted, hopeful cruisers should wait till no less than January 6 for the chance to sail on MSC Grandiosa once more.
5. Norwegian Cruise Line formally adopted swimsuit with different cruise strains and canceled all cruises through the end of February 2021. Within the meantime, Norwegian will spend time making ready its ships to fulfill the newly-developed well being and security protocols from the CDC and coaching crew members on their implementation.
Featured Article: 21 Ideas for First-Time Cruisers
Purchase journey insurance coverage. Watch out for further bills. Don’t overpack. These are just some of the 21 tips for first-time cruisers we’ve compiled to be aware of earlier than they set sail on the excessive seas.
This Week’s Podcast: 9 Gadgets in Your Cruise Line Ticket Contract
It pays to learn the positive print. From whether or not you’re charged for a go to to the medical bay to what occurs to your on-board formal footage, these are nine items in your cruise contract you want to concentrate on.
Featured Video: Carnival Breeze Ship Tour
Carnival Breeze launched in 2011 because the third and ultimate ship in Carnival’s Dream class. In 2018 Breeze gained Finest Ship For Households and Finest Shore Tour honors within the Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Alternative Awards.