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All Aboard! 1st post-pandemic cruise ship readies to sail

The first cruise ship to leave a U.S. port since the coronavirus pandemic brought the industry to a 15-month standstill is preparing to set sail with nearly all vaccinated passengers on board. Celebrity Edge will depart Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at 6 p.m. Saturday with the number of passengers limited to about 40% capacity, and with […]

Eight Royal Caribbean crew members test positive for COVID-19, delaying cruise

A Royal Caribbean cruise has been delayed after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19. The company’s Odyssey of the Seas ship was set to have its first trip on July 3, but the cruise has been postponed to July 31. In a statement posted on his official Facebook page late Tuesday, President & CEO […]