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    Denmark reopens for cruises from 26 June

    The post Denmark reopens for cruises from 26 June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As Denmark reopens the borders further for tourism, there is now finally also good news about cruise tourism in the country. Danish authorities have decided that from 26 June, vaccinated cruise guests are allowed to go ashore in Denmark without any further restrictions. The requirement from the Danish authorities is that all cruise guests onboard have been vaccinated with an EMA approved vaccine. The reopening means that turnarounds are now possible in Copenhagen, but all 12 ports across the country will be ready to receive transit calls from June 26th. From the…

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    Princess Cruises to resume cruising in USA this fall

    The post Princess Cruises to resume cruising in USA this fall appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Following collaboration with government officials, and evolving guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Princess has announced its intent to return to service in the United States sailing from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Ft. Lauderdale this fall. Starting between September 25 and November 28, 2021, cruises onboard eight Princess MedallionClass ships will once again take guests to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii and the California Coast. Majestic Princess and Grand Princess: Los Angeles once again provides the springboard to a variety of destinations, including…

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    Bidding farewell! Princess Cruises announces Pacific Princess will leave fleet

    The post Bidding farewell! Princess Cruises announces Pacific Princess will leave fleet appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Princess Cruises has announced the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer. The sale of the cruise ship is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet. Pacific Princess first joined the cruise line’s fleet in 2002, and originally entered service in 1999 as R3 for Renaissance Cruises. The boutique-style ship offered an intimate cruising environment, with a total of just 670 passengers, but incorporated many of the dining and entertainment options available on the cruise line’s…

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    Sailing ahead: River cruises are ready to bounce back

    The post Sailing ahead: River cruises are ready to bounce back appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Henry Yu, director in Asia at Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and U By Uniworld talks about how the company is planning to introduce new ships for 2021 as well as restarting holiday planning again with introduction of itineraries this year. TD: The cruise industry has been hit harder than any other vertical. What strategies did you employ to maintain and continue operations in the current scenario? HY: For our river cruise brands, we are improving and elevating ourselves to the next level to provide our guests a brand-new experience…

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    No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022

    The post No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Canada is extending its ban on cruise ships through February 2022 because of Covid-19, effectively shutting down popular summer trips to Alaska for another year. The prohibition will allow authorities to focus on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and limit the spread of new variants, the government said in a statement. The decision is a setback for an industry trying to get back in business after being in dry dock for almost year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alaska is one of the industry’s top destinations —…