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Cruise Reviewer: TA Process Is ‘Annoying’

Cruise Reviewer: TA Process Is ‘Annoying’

A cruise reviewer has praised the island noting our beautiful beaches and polite people, however his praise did not extend to the Travel Authorization process, which he called an “exercise in annoying bureaucracy that creates anxiety for people seeking to cruise to Bermuda.” The review, written by Richard Wagner, appeared on the Beyond Ships... Read more of this article

Cruises: 27 Calls, 45K Passengers & $4M In Taxes

Cruises: 27 Calls, 45K Passengers & $4M In Taxes

Since April 4, Bermuda has received 27 cruise ship calls with approximately 45,600 passengers visiting our shores and the estimated revenue generated so far for government taxes is $4 million and passenger spending is $10.2 million, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 20], Minister Scott said, “Since... Read more of this article

Seven Seas Navigator Cruise Ship In Hamilton

Seven Seas Navigator Cruise Ship In Hamilton

The Seven Seas Navigator cruise ship is in Hamilton today [May 18], making the first of what is currently scheduled to be three calls for this year. According to the 2022 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the 170 meter long Regent brand cruise ship – which has been visiting the island for years stopping in both Hamilton and St George’s... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Cruise Ship Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

The cruise ship Jewel of the Seas — which was traveling from Miami to Madeira — diverted to Bermuda as 65-year-old female passenger  suffered cardiac arrest and required emergency medical care. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 1st May, 6:42 pm – Cruise ship Jewel of the Seas approximately 300 miles South... Read more of this article

Insignia & Nautica To Visit Bermuda In 2024

Insignia & Nautica To Visit Bermuda In 2024

Oceania Cruises revealed its 2024 Collection of voyages, with the Insignia and Nautica cruise ship set to visit Bermuda. The announcement said, “Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, revealed its 2024 Collection of voyages to Europe, Alaska, Canada, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Africa, South... Read more of this article

Disney Fantasy To Visit Bermuda In 2023

Disney Fantasy To Visit Bermuda In 2023

Disney Cruise Line announced their summer 2023 sailings, with the Disney Fantasy cruise ship set to visit Bermuda. The announcement said, “Disney Cruise Line will offer families a variety of enchanting vacations in summer 2023, including cruises to new and favorite ports of call around the world. From the majestic glaciers of Alaska to the sun-kissed... Read more of this article

MSC Meraviglia To Visit Bermuda In 2023

MSC Meraviglia To Visit Bermuda In 2023

MSC Cruises announced their summer 2023 program, with the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship set to visit Bermuda. The announcement said, “MSC Cruises revealed the details of its Summer 2023 program today, with an incredible choice of modern, glamourous ships sailing to more than 140 destinations around the world. As it pertains to Bermuda, the company said... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: ‘Norwegian Getaway’ Ship Visits

Aerial Video: ‘Norwegian Getaway’ Ship Visits

After an extensive hiatus due to the pandemic, the island’s cruise season is underway, with the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship the latest vessel to visit the island. In providing an overview of his Ministry’s budget last month, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, “One of the key initiatives that the Ministry Headquarters will... Read more of this article

MSC Cruises To Sail To Bermuda In 2023

MSC Cruises To Sail To Bermuda In 2023

The MSC Meraviglia cruise ship will sail to Bermuda from New York City in 2023, the company announced. The company said, “The world’s fastest-growing cruise brand will start sailing from New York City next year. MSC Cruises announced plans today to bring the modern and glamorous MSC Meraviglia to the Big Apple to offer year-round cruises, homeporting... Read more of this article

Ministry Of Transport Budget: $72.037 Million

Ministry Of Transport Budget: $72.037 Million

“The Ministry of Transport has been allocated a budget of $72.037 million,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that they budgeted to “purchase up to 15 additional electric buses and to complete the long- term bus charging infrastructure.” Minister Scott said, “The Ministry of Transport strives to provide... Read more of this article

Ministry: Cruise Ship Passengers Regulations

Ministry: Cruise Ship Passengers Regulations

The Ministry of Transport said they wish to “clarify any misleading information regarding cruise ship visitors to Bermuda.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry reminds the public that as of 7 March 2022, children travelling to Bermuda by cruise ship who are 11 years or under will take the vaccination status of their parents or... Read more of this article

CDC Guidance For Some Cruises To Be Optional

CDC Guidance For Some Cruises To Be Optional

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Covid-19 guidance will soon become optional for many cruise ships, CNN reported. A CNN story said, “When the CDC’s extended conditional sailing order expires on Saturday, the agency is transitioning to a voluntary program for foreign-flagged cruise ships operating in US waters. “The... Read more of this article

CDC: Cruise Ship Travel “Should Be Avoided”

CDC: Cruise Ship Travel “Should Be Avoided”

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has increased the risk level for cruise ship travel to its highest level and said “it should be avoided, regardless of vaccination status.” A CNN story said, “The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday increased the risk level for cruise ship travel to its highest level... Read more of this article