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Despite Reports, Cannes Has Not Banned Cruise Ships

While reports in the consumer media indicate that Cannes, France, has banned certain cruise ships – those burning fuel with more than 0.1 percent sulfur – the reality is less dramatic. A spokesperson for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) tells Travel Agent that, under current regulations in Europe, ships are already required to switch to fuel with a maximum of 0.1 percent sulfur when in berth for more than two hours, regardless of which port they were in. (travelagentcentral.com)


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CLIA’s 2019 Asia Deployment Report shows more cruise destinations in Asia

CLIA’s 2019 Asia Deployment Report shows more cruise destinations in AsiaCruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the 2019 Asia Cruise Deployment and Capacity Report. The report details Asia’s planned cruise activity in 2019, providing stakeholders with actionable and meaningful information to keep pace with the dynamic cruise industry in this region. (more…)

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Statement on Cuba

Cruise Lines International Association - CLIA (logo)Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Government’s new travel restrictions on Cuba: “Today, (June 5, 2019) the United States Government announced the immediate implementation of new regulations prohibiting previously approved cruise line travel to Cuba from the United States. Without warning, CLIA Cruise Line Members are forced to eliminate all Cuba destinations from itineraries effective immediately.” (more…)

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CLIA Launches 2018 Asia Cruise Industry Ocean Source Market Report

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018 Asia Cruise Industry Ocean Source Market Report. The report offers an in-depth look at the growth, demographics and trends of the top source markets in Asia. (more…)

Cruises to Cuba Continue as Scheduled, Despite New Government Restrictions

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at commons.wikimedia.org)A recent wave of new government regulations regarding travel to Cuba led many to question how cruises to the island nation might be affected. In the three weeks since the April 17 announcement, little clarity has been provided by the U.S. government pertaining to how the policies would (or wouldn’t) affect the cruise industry. Reports of unprecedented lawsuits against Carnival Cruise Line for using ‘seized’ terminal facilities in Havana also have elevated concerns about the future of Cuba cruises. (cruisecritic.com)

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Ketchikan’s mayor, manager take free cruise to Los Angeles

Norwegian Joy departs Seattle, May 2019 (Courtesy Norwegian Cruise Line)Ketchikan’s mayor and city manager accepted a free cruise to Los Angeles, which they said allowed them to continue talks with those in the private sector as Ketchikan looks to expands cruise ship berths. Mayor Bob Sivertsen and City Manager Karl Amylon were among officials from several West Coast port towns invited to take part in the inaugural U.S. voyage last weekend of the Norwegian Joy from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Los Angeles. (miamiherald.com)

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