It's been a while since our last blog post. Why? Frankly, the travel world was a bit depressing during COVID. Not things I want to dwell on. But it seems we're entering a period where we can actually talk about travel again. And more importantly, we can actually travel to real places. So let's get back up to speed with river and ocean cruising.
We've already planned where we'll be New Year's day 2024! Sounds crazy but if you want to be on a river cruise in Europe, you have to think ahead. And that's what we've done. So if you want to travel with a travel agent and celebrate New Year's in a unique way, check out the trip we have planned.
One segment of the travel industry that gets lots of press is the US ocean cruise companies like NCL or Royal Caribbean. They have been dueling with the CDC for over a year as to when they will be allowed to sail. Recently, the state of Florida has dictated that cruise lines can not require vaccination as a pre-requisite for boarding. But what does that really mean? Recently Royal Caribbean (RCCL) clarified what that means . Here's a summary: