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An Update: Plans on a Healthy Return To Cruising (Letter from Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding)September 26, 2020 | crownblog
As we head into Fall, we want to take a moment to share with you where things stand in the Cruise World and when we might see some cruises resume in the US. Today, we have good news to share!
Cruise Lines in Europe have started returning to service in Europe on a limited basis, and with success. As a result, Cruise Lines across our country put together new plans of action that take the lessons learned from these first steps to ensure that we have a healthy return to cruising in the very near future. All the major cruise lines have submitted plans with the CDC in the last week to institute new protocols to minimize any risk and help guarantee the safety of guests and crew alike.
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As a child, travel meant one of two places – either we were heading to Cincinnati to look at the Christmas lights or we were going to Kentucky to visit my grandparents. Any other destinations outside of our small Ohio hometown were virtually impossible.
For all you music lovers, here’s a toughie.
Although he was not known for singing or for playing a hot guitar, this man left an important mark on the development of rock and roll.
His tombstone tells his story, illustrated with a big jukebox on the back.
That’s what’s happening for a couple thousand Disney Magic guests, as the major refurbishment is running a bit behind schedule, and this weekend’s voyage has been canceled. The first guests aboard the brand new Magic will make their way aboard on the 25th. The refurbishment work hit some serious snags with bad weather hampering progress. However, the ship looks incredible, with the new Aqua Dunk and pool areas, an incredible adults-only area, and some amazing new dining options and venues. In this case, the Magic will be well worth the wait.
Don’t take our word for it, take a look at the final touches as they’re happening in this video.
About a year ago, Carnival Cruise Lines radically changed the way they sell vacations. The fare structure became a bit more structured over the last year, with six different specific fares to offer, each with their own specific rules about changes and refundability. Some allowed price protection, some didn’t. Some allowed cancellations, some didn’t. Frankly, it was all a bit confusing. There are no radical changes in this streamlining, just simplification. What will this mean for passengers? Let’s take a look.