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Weekly Cruise News Update: May 8, 2021

The latest cruise news update across the industry as cruise lines plan on resuming operations.

Holland America’s New Rotterdam Cruise Ship Completes Sea Trials

Holland America Line's new Rotterdam cruise ship successfully completes sea trials before making its debut this summer.

The New Unrealistic CDC Rules Everyone is Talking About

The CDC released new rules as part of its Conditional Sailing Order for a safe return of cruises but they are unrealistic for cruise lines.

Florida Governor Says “Latest Guidance from CDC is a Joke”

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has responded to the latest CDC guidelines on resuming cruises from the United States.

Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Says CDC Requirements Are “Absurd”

Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio has responded to the latest CDC requirements on resuming cruise operations out of the U.S.

Carnival’s AIDA Cruises to Restart Operations out of Germany

Carnival's AIDA Cruises to restart operations out of Kiel, Germany with AIDAsol.

Star Trek and 80s Charter Cruises Have Sold Out

Star Trek: The Cruise and The 80s Cruises have both sold out on Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas departing in 2022.

Two Pathways for Resuming Cruises: What You Need to Know

All the new details the CDC has released for simulated cruises as part of the framework on the Conditional Sailing Order.

Texas Joins Florida Lawsuit to Overrule CDC and Restart Cruises

Texas joins the Florida lawsuit against the CDC to allow cruise operations to restart. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion to intervene.