Cruising Update May 11, 2020

As cruise fans we have received notices of cancellations with concern and continue to make future plans. We have already had several recent bookings cancelled and it appears that there are more to come. Here are updates we’ve located so far in May: Norwegian Cruise Lines We had recently reported about the statement from NCLContinue reading “Cruising Update May 11, 2020”

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Serious Financial Issue May 5, 2020

Breaking Travel News Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., amended a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission this morning (Tuesday May 5th, 2020). The filing from the Miami-based company’s independent accounting firm states the company expects it will need additional financing to satisfy outstanding debt, and without funds coming in from its three cruise lineContinue reading “Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Serious Financial Issue May 5, 2020”

Is It Safe To Cruise

Safer Than People Think and As For Us, We’re Going Cruising We are travel addicts on the road to recovery. Well, maybe not recovery but we’re on the road to somewhere. Considering what has just happened we are also in the middle of serious withdrawal and our only hope is another fix. Stuck at homeContinue reading “Is It Safe To Cruise”

COVID-19 Corona Virus, How Did We Get Here?

How Unique Is COVID-19 And How Severe Was The Risk? Additional thoughts on the response to COVID-19 It’s beginning to appear that here in America, as well as many other countries, we have seriously overreacted to the corona virus. It seems that Sweden and Turkey, that took a different approach to the corona virus, areContinue reading “COVID-19 Corona Virus, How Did We Get Here?”

COVID-19 USA GIGO

American’s make decisions about how much risk they are willing to accept all the time. That’s life. Rock climbing, life vests while boating, automobile seat belts, getting immunizations, buying insurance, hang gliding, vaping. Some of us make bad decisions – that’s also life. The one thing that is really important is understanding how much riskContinue reading “COVID-19 USA GIGO”

COVID-19 Some Additional Observations

Friday, April 10, 2020 the CDC calls for all U.S. based cruise lines to suspend cruises through July 2020. As of today Celebrity is posting the following response. “We are aware of the CDC order and are studying how best to respond to its provisions. Our global sailings are currently suspended through May 11, 2020”.Continue reading “COVID-19 Some Additional Observations”

Save An Industry – Save A Lot Of Money

Save An Industry – Save A Way Of Life – Save A Lot Of Money When this COVID-19 pandemic is over, and it will be over, it will take some time for the travel industry to recover. The impacts of 9-11 and the 2008 recession lasted for a number of months (some data suggests overContinue reading “Save An Industry – Save A Lot Of Money”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) An Index

Information on the coronavirus, cruising and staying safe and healthy. For a couple of weeks we’ve been doing research and posting information regarding this pandemic. This is an index to our current information. Keep up to date with our articles, join today. General information about the history and spread and response to the coronavirus. TravelingContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) An Index”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cruising Update March 28th

Introduction Diamond Princess CDC Report The Zaandam Celebrity Eclipse The MV Artania The cruising industry has always been the focus of sensational reporting way back before the Titanic sank. Not sure why this is? The first in a series of disaster movies was the fictional story of the ocean liner Poseidon and the Titanic livesContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cruising Update March 28th”