CDC Issues Framework for Conditional Sailing Order for Cruise Ships Effectively Ending the No Sail Order

On October 30, 2020, the day before the No Sail Order was set to expire, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order Continue Reading →

White House Releases a Readout from the Vice President’s Call with U.S. Cruise Industry

Today, Vice President Mike Pence today led a call with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield; Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Continue Reading →

CDC Extends No Sail Order for Cruise Ships Through October 31, 2020

Tonight, the CDC announced the extension of the No Sail Order and suspension of further embarkation through October 31, 2020. The No Sail Order was last extended in July and was set Continue Reading →

DEVELOPING: White House Reportedly Overruled CDC Director From Extending No Sail Order into 2021 – Meeting Scheduled With Cruise Industry on Friday

Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was overruled when he pushed to extend a “no-sail order” on passenger cruises into next year, according to Continue Reading →

CLIA Announces Mandatory Core Elements of Health Protocols on Behalf of Member Cruise Lines

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, announced Monday September 21, 2020, the adoption of mandatory core elements of a strong set of health Continue Reading →