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Cruise line says only vaccinated passengers can sail

Spirit of Discovery  (Credit Zoe Ayton - Portland Harbour Authority Portland Harbour Authority)Given all the problems faced by the cruise industry in 2020, the announcement by one operator that all passengers must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before they board sounds sensible. But when Saga Cruises this week became the first to introduce the requirement, not everyone agreed — the British operator was inundated with so many responses, good and bad, it temporarily made its Twitter account private while it dealt with them. (edition.cnn.com)

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Saga sees surge in interest in ‘once in a lifetime’ holidays as vaccine sparks sense of adventure in people over 50

Saga (Logo)Saga has experienced a spike in interest from customers looking for once in a lifetime adventures. In the week following the news of successful trials of the vaccine, there was a 78% increase in traffic to Saga’s Traveller’s World website pages and a 36% increase for the Traveller’s World online brochures compared to the week beforehand. (more…)



UK: Saga marks Remembrance Day with cruise ship light display

Two Saga cruise ships showed their respect on Remembrance Day by lighting up in tribute. To commemorate Remembrance Day, Saga’s two cruise ships and spirit sisters, Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery, lit up the docks in Tilbury, Essex with a light display tribute. (inyourarea.co.uk)

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Nick Stace Appointed CEO of Saga Travel

Saga (Logo)Saga has announced the appointment of Nick Stace as CEO of its travel business. He is currently Saga’s Chief Strategy Officer and will take up his new role with immediate effect, the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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River Ems Conveyance of Spirit of Adventure

Spirit of Adventure | Emsüberführung (Ems River conveyance) (Credit: Ems -Dollart Media)

The cruise ship Spirit of Adventure for the British shipping company Saga Cruises is leaving to leave Papenburg on Sunday, 30 August 2020 and will be transferred to Emden on the River Ems. (more…)

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Saga Confirms Launch of New Cruise Ship will be Delayed

Spirit of Discovery (Courtesy Meyer Werf)Saga Cruises has confirmed the launch of its second new build Spirit of Adventure has been delayed. Workplace and travel restrictions at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, where the ship is being built, has meant the ship will not be complete in time for its planned August 19 launch in Portsmouth. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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