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    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis claimed victory Friday after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s "conditional sailing order" that halted cruise line operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday approved the injunction but noted it would not take effect until July 18. The court said CDC...
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    GALVESTON (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – The Republican governors of Texas and Florida are headed toward showdowns with some of the world’s largest cruise lines, including Norwegian and Carnival, over whether passengers boarding ships leaving their states can be required to show proof of vaccination. The entrenched positions Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have staked out against so-called vaccine...
    (CNN)The Republican governors of Florida and Texas are headed toward showdowns with some of the world's largest cruise lines, including Norwegian and Carnival, over whether passengers boarding ships leaving their states can be required to show proof they've been vaccinated. The entrenched positions Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott have staked out against so-called vaccine passports is...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Back on the sea; for the first time since the pandemic, a cruise ship is carrying American passengers in the Caribbean. So what’s it like? CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory spoke to CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg before he boarded the Celebrity Millennium in St. Maarten. READ MORE: Teachers Enter Second Day Of Strike At Urban...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Plans to restart cruising to Alaska this summer could be threatened by Florida’s lawsuit against the federal government over conditions for cruise lines to resume sailings. Florida sued the Biden administration to throw out the requirements, called a conditional sailing order, that were imposed on cruise lines before they can sail in U.S. water for the...
    PORT CANAVERAL (CBSMiami/AP) — The Disney Cruise Line has been given the green light by the Centers for Disease Control to conduct a two-night simulation cruise this month. The test cruise aboard the Disney Dream will set sail on June 29th from Port Canaveral. READ MORE: Miami Weather: Some Sun, Passing Showers & Thunderstorms “We have reached an important...
    JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said cruise lines will ultimately abide by Florida law banning the use of vaccine passports but explained that they are caught in the middle because of severe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and mandates. Breitbart News spoke to the governor on Tuesday and asked how his administration plans to respond...
    Florida has threatened to slap cruise lines with tens of thousands of dollars in fines for requiring passengers to show proof of Covid-19 vaccines.  The state could fine cruise lines $5,000 per customer required to show proof of vaccination.  It comes after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law banning bars, schools, restaurants and other businesses from asking customers whether they've been...
    Cruise lines that operate out of Florida’s ports are heading for a showdown with Gov. Ron DeSantis over his ban on vaccine passports, reports NBC News. DeSantis executive order banning vaccine passports goes into effect July 1. Celebrity Cruises is the first cruise line to receive approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to sail with paying passengers, though...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Norwegian Cruise Lines is the latest to announce new sail dates from PortMiami after being shut down for 15 months. Stewart Chiron is known as “the Cruise Guy.” He’s a Miami-based cruise expert and travel agent. READ MORE: Brightline Reminds Drivers, Pedestrians Not To Let Guards Down Around Tracks “The science is supporting the cruise...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cruises to Alaska are set to resume sailing this summer with the signing of the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act, a new law signed by President Biden that allows cruise ships to sail to Alaska without needing to stop in Canada. The sailings have been on hold since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Miami-based cruise lines, such...
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Joe Biden signed into law Monday legislation that opens a door for resumed cruise ship travel to Alaska after the pandemic last year scrapped sailings. The measure pushed by members of Alaska’s Republican congressional delegation will allow large cruise ships to sail directly from Washington state to Alaska without stopping in Canada. It is intended...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Lines is the third-largest cruise line in the world, but Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn’t seem to mind if the company pulls its business from the state due to vaccine requirements. Thursday, DeSantis called Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings “not one of the bigger ones,” when he stated if smaller cruise lines want to leave...
    It has begun. Travel and entertainment could be limited for those who choose not to get vaccinated. Venues are left with a moral quandary: Should they refuse patrons? Some colleges have already introduced a mandatory vaccine policy for in-person classes, and public schools are closely watching their states’ lawmakers to see if similar policies will be introduced there. Is...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Carnival Cruise Lines announced Tuesday its ships could resume sailing from PortMiami as soon as July 4. Carnival is also notifying its guests of possible sailings later in the summer. READ MORE: FDLE Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing In Epstein Plea Deal Or Work Release All of this of course is dependent on approval from U.S. authorities. Important...
    The Diamond Princess became synonymous with the spread of COVID-19 in February of last year. In April, Republican presidential hopeful and Trump imitator Ron DeSantis made a dramatic public gesture of issuing an executive order prohibiting Florida businesses from requiring the state’s citizens to show proof of vaccination from COVID-19. In a self-laudatory speech this week, DeSantis explained that for those...
    Norwegian Cruise Lines could bypass Florida ports because of the state's new edict banning businesses from requiring patrons to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The order signed Monday by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis conflicts with recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention letting cruise ships sail in U.S. waters again provided that 95% of passengers and 98% of...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As cruise ships dock with no passengers in the Cruise Capital of the world, port workers were thrilled when they got news that the CDC set guidelines for sailing again. Delandrius Jackson was eager to get back to working with cruise ships and passengers, making life easier for the family. READ MORE: First Black Florida Supreme...
    The cruise industry's call to be allowed to sail in U.S. waters again has been answered. The ships bearing thousands of vacationing passengers can resume operations so long as the overwhelming majority of those on board are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a letter issued to cruise companies...
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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised the cruise industry that passenger voyages could resume in mid-July provided crews abide by stringent safety guidelines. "We acknowledge that cruising will never be a zero-risk activity and that the goal of the [CDC conditional sailing order's] phased approach is to resume passenger operations in a way that mitigates the risk...
    People wait for their baggage in the terminal at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston.Erin Clark | Boston Globe | Getty Images A new Senate subcomittee on travel and tourism held its first hearing on Tuesday, and called for the U.S. government to enact specific steps to kickstart U.S. tourism after a devastating 2020. Lawmakers were eager to know when...
    As cruise operators push for government clearance to set sail from U.S. ports after more than a year of being docked by COVID-19, a California family is among those demanding the industry be held accountable for its handling of deadly outbreaks of the disease onboard ships in early 2020. "We want it so no other families have to go through...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — Numerous cruise ships are ready to return to the water even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has yet to announce a date for when U.S. sailings can resume. The industry is ready for a rebound as it appears travelers are eager, once again, to take a luxury cruise. READ MORE: https://miami.cbslocal.com/2021/04/11/ron-desantis-lawsuit-feds-cdc-reopen-cruise-industry/ Miami-based Carnival Corp....
    New York (CNN Business)It appears travelers are once again eager to take a cruise — and investors may be ready to hop aboard with them.Even though the Centers for Disease Control has yet to give a firm date for when it will allow ships to dock at US ports, industry leader Carnival Corp (CCL) reported last week that passenger bookings...
    Cruise lines are taking different approaches to vaccination requirements but widely agree that non-U.S. markets offer them the best chance at resuming operations due to industry guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guests and crew members will have to be vaccinated to sail when they resume service this summer, Norwegian Cruise Line and Virgin Voyages have said....
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the American cruise industry to a halt. Not a single ship has left a U.S. port with passengers in more than a year. Now, after pressure from the cruise industry, the CDC issued some guidance for what needs to happen before ships can set sail again. READ MORE: Adults 18 Years Old And...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Just one day after Florida filed a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC to demand cruise ships be allowed to begin sailing immediately, cruise executives along with local politicians, and hospitality and tourism industry leaders are holding a news conference at PortMiami on Friday afternoon. The group will be discussing the new CDC guidelines for...
    VIDEO4:1004:10Scott Gottlieb explains how a Covid safety bubble can be created on cruise shipsSquawk Box Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who advised cruise lines on Covid protocols, told CNBC on Friday he believes a safe environment can be created on the ships. Gottlieb's comments came one day after Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state sued the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
    Florida is suing the federal government over an ongoing no-sail order on cruise lines amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisIdaho governor issues ban on mandated 'vaccine passports' Universally panned '60 Minutes' hit piece on DeSantis just made him a 2024 frontrunner The Hill's Morning Report - Biden bumps up vaccine eligibility amid 'life or death' race MORE (R) announced...
    New York (CNN Business)Norwegian Cruise Line wants to start US cruises again on July 4, and it's willing to require all passengers and staff to be vaccinated before it sets sail.Norwegian, which despite its name is a US-based company, sent a letter Monday to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, notifying it of its proposal. It's the first major...
    The Norwegian Cruise Line is seeking permission to resume trips from U.S. ports on July 4, requiring passengers and crew members to be vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks before the trip.The Miami company said its precautions go well beyond steps taken by others in the travel and leisure industry that have already reopened, including airlines, hotel, restaurants and...
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