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:
Why do people use a travel agent? It's been a while since we've written about this, but we recently got an email that AmaWateways sent to all their clients. Perhaps you've gotten one as well. The subject line is "Top 3 reasons to use a Travel Advisor". So let's see what AmaWaterways says.
It's been six years since our first Joe Sixpack themed beer trip. This was our Tulips and Beer cruise on AmaWaterways April 2015. To celebrate, here's some pictures - just for fun. Our seventh trip is scheduled for 2022 - what a great way to start!
We wrote a few weeks ago about the very strong demand for ocean world cruises. In summary, Oceania's 180 day world cruise for 2023 is sold out and includes a waiting list. At least one river cruise operator has looked at this and have come up with their own version.