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Requiring Passengers and Crew Members to be Vaccinated, Norwegian Cruises Asks CDC to Allow Trips From…

Staff Consortium | April 08, 2021

AP — The Norwegian Cruise Line is seeking permission to resume trips from U.S. ports on July 4, requiring passengers and crew members to be vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks before the trip. The Miami company said its precautions go well beyond steps taken by others in the travel and leisure industry that have already reopened, including airlines, hotel, restaurants and sporting events. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd plans to begin U.S. sailings at 60% of capacity and raise that to 80% in August and 100% in September. Norwegian also operates Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The company’s shares jumped 7.2% Monday and pulled the shares of rival cruise lines higher. Carnival Corp. rose 4.7% and Royal Caribbean Group gained 2.9%. CEO Frank Del Rio detailed the request in a letter to Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director…

29 Jets of Major Carriers Land in USVI Daily as Mainland…

Ernice Gilbert | April 06, 2021

The U.S. Virgin Islands is seeing on average twenty-nine new arrivals of the major airlines daily, with…

Before Cruise Travel Resumes, CDC Recommends that…

Ernice Gilbert | April 03, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended that port and ship workers get…

American Airlines to Expand Service to USVI During…

Staff Consortium | March 29, 2021

Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas, Texas on Friday, V.I. Dept. of Tourism Commissioner…

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American Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Bahamas

Staff Consortium | October 25, 2020

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – An American Airlines plane with 28 people on board veered off the runway after landing on runway 6 in Freeport on Saturday, officials have confirmed. Officials said no one wa...

JetBlue Set to Launch Major Expansion in Caribbean

Staff Consortium | September 16, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,CMC – U.S.-based carrier, JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, with new routes across the region from Aruba to St. Maarten. In a recent announceme...

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