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First Major Cruise Ship Company Requiring All Passengers to be Vaccinated Before Setting Sail

Ernice Gilbert | January 22, 2021

United Kingdom-based Saga Cruises has become the first major cruise operator to require all its passengers to be Covid-19-vaccinated before participating in cruising on any of its ships. During the announcement, made Thursday, the company said it would move its cruise restart date to May which would allow potential customers to get vaccinated. Saga specializes in holidays for customers in their 50s and up, with the company stating it wanted to protect customers' health and safety. In a statement to ABC News, the company said, "The health and safety of our customers has always been our number one priority at Saga, so we have taken the decision to require everyone traveling with us to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our customers want the reassurance of the vaccine and to know others traveling with them will be vaccinated too." "Our new…

Paris Hilton Spends New Year's Weekend in USVI, Highlighting…

Ernice Gilbert | January 04, 2021

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Staff Consortium | December 01, 2020

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U.S. Virgin Islands Among Top Destinations For Americans…

Staff Consortium | October 30, 2020

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Staff Consortium | June 26, 2020

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Staff Consortium | June 01, 2020

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