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CDC lifts ban on cruises

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The FINANCIAL —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.  The Order establishes a framework of actionable items for the cruise line industry to follow so they can resume passenger operations with an emphasis on preventing the further spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships and from cruise ships into communities, and to protect public health and safety. The Order applies to passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to…

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CDC lifts ban on cruises

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The FINANCIAL —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.  The Order establishes a framework of actionable items for the cruise line industry to follow so they can resume passenger operations with an emphasis…

Carnival Cruise Line cancels cruises until spring 2021

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The FINANCIAL — Carnival Cruise Line has announced they are canceling further cruises amid the ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Carnival also announced that it sold the Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination, both launched in the mid-1990s, as it moves to remove less efficient ships from its fleet. The cruise line had previously sold two other…

CDC extends ban on cruises

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The FINANCIAL — On July 16, 2020, CDC extended the No Sail Order and Suspension of Further Embarkation. This order renews the No Sail Order and Other Measures Related to Operations signed by the CDC Director on March 14, 2020, as further modified and extended effective April 15, 2020. While cruise ban is extended in the…

Disney is closing its theme parks around the world

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The FINANCIAL – Disney is closing its theme parks worldwide over coronavirus fears. The Walt Disney company will pay its cast members during that period. Disney Cruise Line will also suspend new departures. Meanwhile, worker at Disneyland Paris has tested positive for the coronavirus, but did not have contact with guests.  Every Disney theme park worldwide…

Diamond Princess cruise “failed” quarantine and ship became floating incubator for the coronavirus

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The FINANCIAL – Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine was not perfect as cruise ship went from having 10 cases of the novel coronavirus to more than 690. Poor hygiene practices helped spread the virus, also 23 passengers were let off Diamond Princess without additional coronavirus tests. Passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship got their first…