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Italy says no to big cruise ships in Venice…about time!

Italy says no to big cruise ships in Venice…about time!

The post Italy says no to big cruise ships in Venice…about time! appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Finally, after years of debate, under the new government of Mario Draghi, the Italian parliament has approved a ban on large cruise ships entering the historic centre of Venice. Personally, I have always thought […]

Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed

Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed

Swan Hellenic announced that it has introduced valid Covid-19 vaccination as a pre-embarkation medical requirement for all ship’s staff and crew. The vaccination cycle will be carried out at recruitment centres or in the home countries of the crew members in accordance with current local guidelines and approved medical protocols. This decisive action to protect […]

Canada Bans All Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Canada Bans All Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Alghabra added that the move will give health officials the ability to focus on what matters most including study of the new Covid-19 variants and the vaccine rollout in Canada.  “As Canadians continue to do their part to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our government continues to work hard to ensure Canada’s transportation system remains safe, […]

Destroying Cruise Ships is big Business in Turkey

Destroying Cruise Ships is big Business in Turkey

Business is booming at the Aliaga Shipyard in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19 pandemic all but destroyed the cruise industry. Ship recycling in Turkey is carried out in an industrial zone that is state-owned and leased out to private companies. The yards are located in […]

Seabourn Announces Voyage Cancellations For Three Ships

Seabourn Announces Voyage Cancellations For Three Ships

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, announced today that it will cancel upcoming 2020 and 2021 voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet into Spring 2021. The announcement applies to Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Ovation, and Seabourn Encore. Specific details are as follows: Seabourn Odyssey: with its operations pause effective through January 15, 2021. Seabourn Ovation: […]

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