COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel Warning – Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel—Widespread Ongoing Transmission Key Points CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide.  Widespread ongoing spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been reported in some countries. Other countries have reported sustained community spread. Cruise passengers are at increased risk of person-to-person spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19, and outbreaksContinue reading “COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel”

CDC extends ‘no sail’ order for cruise ships as industry ravaged by the coronavirus — Cruise ships won’t be hitting the high seas again anytime soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended a “no sail order” Thursday that it imposed last month to help quell the spread of the coronavirus. While the March 14 order was intended as a voluntary measure to stay in place for 30 days,Continue reading “CDC extends ‘no sail’ order for cruise ships as industry ravaged by the coronavirus”

Southwest retreats on boarding fee refunds after backlash

Southwest Airlines wasn’t offering refunds or credit for some EarlyBird fees, but the airline announced a temporary change Thursday. Robert Lawson was supposed to visit his son and newborn granddaughter in Las Vegas in late March but canceled his flight a couple weeks ago when the coronavirus spread “got real hairy.” Southwest Airlines quickly put the frequentContinue reading “Southwest retreats on boarding fee refunds after backlash”

Carnival Cruise Lines

Good morning Key Account Partners, In light of the ongoing global response to the COVID-19 situation, we continue to work with governments and port officials about our operations and itineraries. We now know with certainty that we will need to cancel some additional cruises, including the following sailings: All Alaska sailings through and including JuneContinue reading “Carnival Cruise Lines”