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 →

Royal Caribbean Group Publishes Recommendations from the Healthy Sail Panel

Today, Royal Caribbean Group released an extensive report detailing the advice to cruise operators to advance their public health response to COVID-19, improve safety, and achieve readiness for the safe Continue Reading →

CDC Extends No Sail Order for Cruise Ships Through September 30, 2020

Today, the CDC announced the extension of it’s No Sail Order for cruise ships in U.S. waters through September 30, 2020. The No Sail Order was set to expire on Continue Reading →

CDC Announces Modifications and Extension of No Sail Order for All Cruise Ships – Confirms Cases Onboard the Disney Wonder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today the extension of a 30-day No Sail Order, originally signed on March 14th, for all cruise ships. On March 14, 2020, Continue Reading →