Can you take a pandemic cruise without sizable risks?

Can you take a pandemic cruise without sizable risks?

Small ships have started with pandemic cruise efforts again. Already passengers and crew are testing positive for COVID-19. The question cruisers must ask today is, “Can I take a pandemic cruise without a sizeable risk to my health?” I understand the attraction of...
Why the EU cruise health guide is remarkably flawed

Why the EU cruise health guide is remarkably flawed

EU cruise health guide for the cruise industry, while seemingly comprehensive, is seriously flawed  On June 30, the European Union issued its 49-page guide for cruise lines to restart the industry as the EU reopens its economy. The EU Cruise Health Guide is...
Why the EU cruise health guide is remarkably flawed

What cruise changes are coming to the post-COVID world

Hit hard by COVID-19, major cruise changes are coming to ships and new protocols to prevent the virus’ transmission. The cruise industry was hit hard by COVID-19. To an extent, in my opinion, it was self-inflicted, as the cruise industry was slow to react to...
Is there a future for cruising after the coronavirus?

Is there a future for cruising after the coronavirus?

Many doubt the future for cruising, coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic The cruise ships Diamond Princess, Grand Princess, Ruby Princess, and MS Zaandam will be remembered. They will remain in the minds of the cruise world. They will factor in as examples of what can...
Extra time before a cruise is the best insurance

Extra time before a cruise is the best insurance

Cruise travel insurance can be a lifesaver, or at least a trip-saver, but extra time before a cruise is the best insurance.  Beyond insurance, travelers can help themselves by not cutting things too close for arrival before a cruise or a tour departs. Extra time...