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Royal Caribbean Group Latest Vaccine Information for Crew

Mar 28, 2021

This week Royal Caribbean Group announced several exciting news updates about the restart of their cruise ships this summer. With the latest news about the Jewel of the Seas restart from Limassol, Cyprus. Starting July 10, Royal Caribbean International will operate 5 ships sailing with guests. Celebrity Cruises also announced the return to cruising with Celebrity Millennium sailing out of St.

Royal Caribbean announces restart of the 5th cruise ship

Mar 25, 2021

Royal Caribbean International announced today the restart of its 5th ship, Jewel of the Seas which will sail from Limassol, Cyprus this summer.

Celebrity Apex to start cruises from Greece in June

Mar 25, 2021

Celebrity Cruises' latest ship, Celebrity Apex, will make its long-awaited world debut in Greece this summer starting June 19. This is second announcement in one week from Celebrity after the cruise line confirmed its long-anticipated return to cruising with Celebrity Millennium, which will homeport in St. Maarten beginning June 5.

CLIA Calls for CDC to Lift Framework for Conditional Sailing Order

Mar 24, 2021

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise ship capacity, today called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to lift the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order. According to the trade association, the CDC needs to allow the start for the planning of a phased resumption of cruise operations from U.S. ports by the beginning of July.

Royal Caribbean To Start Cruises From The Bahamas from June

Mar 20, 2021

This summer, cruise are back to the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean International. The global cruise brand has announced summer itineraries of 7-night cruises on board Adventure of the Seas, setting sail this June from new homeport Nassau, The Bahamas. These cruises will include the first series of two back-to-back days on Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean's private island destination in The Bahamas, and quality time exploring Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas and Cozumel, Mexico.

Celebrity Cruises All-Female Bridge And Leadership Team Reunites via Facebook

Mar 08, 2021

Honoring the International Women's Day Celebrity Cruises will today reunite the first-ever all-female bridge officers and management team exactly one year after they first assembled. The extraordinary women behind this maritime first will reunite in online event to reflect on the historic sailing, discuss the challenging year that followed, share their stories of joy and heartbreak and why it's more imp

Odyssey of the Seas to sail fully vaccinated cruises from Israel

Mar 01, 2021

Royal Caribbean International highly anticipated cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas will be sailing from Israel this summer season. Residents of Israel will be the first guests to set sail on Odyssey during its inaugural season which will start in May 2021. The ship will offer Israeli holidaymakers a combination of 3- to 7-night cruises, from Haifa, to idyllic isles and destinations in the Mediterranean, visiting Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos and Athens, Greece and Limassol, Cyprus. 

Royal Caribbean Group Recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies

Feb 24, 2021

Royal Caribbean Group was recognized among the top 135 companies in the world for their unwavering commitment that positively impact employees, communities, and broader stakeholders, and contribute to sustainable and long-term business performance.

Celebrity Infinity Arrives in Cadiz for Drydock

Feb 17, 2021

The cruise ship Celebrity Infinity arrived in Cadiz, Spain to undergo an extensive drydock at Navantia shipyard. During the 16-day drydock Celebrity Infinity will receive new valves, hull improvement, renewal of propellers and stabilizers, and new painting. The work will not include upper decks where the staterooms and public areas are located.

Royal Caribbean Group will require crew members to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Feb 10, 2021

Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises will require crew members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine prior to boarding and resuming work on its ships. While the decision to require guests to be vaccinated continues, the crew will be required to receive the vaccine. Royal Caribbean crew members received a letter from the company which reads: