CDC Director Tells U.S. Senate Committee the CDC Anticipates the Conditional Sail Order Will Not Be Renewed – Set to Expire January 15th

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, commended the cruise industry for stepping up and exceeding guidance while addressing the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Continue Reading →

CDC’s Framework for Conditional Sailing Order Temporarily Extended Through January 15, 2022

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a temporary extension of the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) for cruise ships through January 15, 2022. After January 15, the Continue Reading →

CDC Updates Color-Coded Ship Status to Include Simulation Approval and Monitoring Status

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated color-coded status for individual cruise ships operating within their jurisdiction on July 13, 2021. The enhancements feature a shift from Continue Reading →

Florida Wins Case Against the CDC’s Conditional Sail Order

Today, a federal judge threw out U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) safety rules for cruise companies operating in Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s 124-page ruling by Continue Reading →

CDC Lowers Cruise Travel Advisory to Level 3 – Specifies Guidance for Non-fully Vaccinated Passengers

On June 16, 2021, the CDC lowered their cruise Tavel advisory from Level 4 to Level 3, and specified the notice is for travelers who are not fully vaccinated. According Continue Reading →