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Cruise Lines Venturing Back to Mexico

Carnival just announced its intention to reinstate cruises to Mexico based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, which is no longer recommending against non-essential travel to Mexico. The umbrella marketing group, CLIA, (Cruise Lines Industry Association) for the North American cruise industry also released a statement today (May 15, 2009) clarifying [...]

Cruise Lines Pre-screen for H1N1

(Saturday, May 2. Los Angeles) All passengers boarding cruise ships are now being be given a questionaire to reveal if they have been in the presence of anyone with the H1N1 flu virus lately. In addition, people who are exhibiting signs of flu symptoms such as sneezing or sniffles will be subjected to special screening [...]

Stand Up for Your Right to Cruise

The H1N1 was swine flu but the name has been changed. Pig farmers are feeling the heat and so are pigs in Egypt where thousands of them have been slaughtered, and the pig farmers are understandably upset, saying the cause is mere panic. The “H1N1 nee: swine flu” situation is overblown and the worst offenders [...]

Should You Cancel Your Mexico Cruise?

Updated with more information on travel insurance and its appilcability to Swine Flu. No cases of Swine Flu contracted by people traveling on cruise ships have been reported or even suggested, including crew members. However, with news of the Swine Flu outbreaks dominating the news Monday morning cruise line stocks are tumbling on worries people [...]