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Column: How Does Homeporting Benefit Island

Column: How Does Homeporting Benefit Island

[Opinion column written by Junior Minister of Transport Curtis Richardson] “What is Homeporting? I know a lot of people are embarrassed to ask. It is an opportunity for people that are fully vaccinated to take a cruise that starts and ends in Bermuda. If you’re a tourist, it means you fly to Bermuda, board the ship in Bermuda, take a cruise, return... Read more of this article

Viking Announce Cruises From Bermuda

Viking Announce Cruises From Bermuda

The Viking cruise line announced the “restart of limited operations” from locations including Bermuda, with the cruises “available exclusively for vaccinated guests.” The cruise line’s website shows sailings from Bermuda in June and July of this year, and the itinerary [website screenshot below] shows the ‘Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Royal Caribbean Bermuda Cruises Promo

Video: Royal Caribbean Bermuda Cruises Promo

The Royal Caribbean cruise line has released a promotional video via social media for their cruises set to sail from Bermuda, with the first cruise scheduled for June 26. The cruise line recently announced 7-night cruises from “first-time homeport Bermuda,” saying that “sailing with vaccinated crew,” the cruises “will be available to adult... Read more of this article

Cruise Website Starts Offering Bookings Today

Cruise Website Starts Offering Bookings Today

The Royal Caribbean cruise line website has today launched booking for the cruises set to sail from their new homeport of Bermuda, with the first cruise scheduled to depart from Bermuda on June 26th. According to their website, prices start at $548 per person — not including taxes, fees and port expenses — for an interior room, with prices... Read more of this article

First Cruise From Bermuda Departing On June 26

First Cruise From Bermuda Departing On June 26

The first cruise departing from Bermuda will be on June 26th, Transport Minister Lawrence Scott said, adding that “as part of the vaccination policy and coronavirus protocols, the Government will require eligible passengers and all crew members to be fully inoculated against the virus.” The Royal Caribbean cruise line recently announced... Read more of this article

RCI Announce Cruises From Homeport Bermuda

RCI Announce Cruises From Homeport Bermuda

The Royal Caribbean cruise line has announced 7-night cruises from “first-time homeport Bermuda”, saying that “sailing with vaccinated crew,” the cruises “will be available to adult guests who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and those under the age of 18 with negative test results.” This follows after Minister... Read more of this article

Minister: Homeporting Could Have $40M Impact

Minister: Homeporting Could Have $40M Impact

Homeporting — as in cruise lines using Bermuda as their home base — could have a potential economic impact of over $40 million dollars into Bermuda’s economy and there is opportunity for up to 60 additional local part-time jobs, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that “all passengers and crew would be fully immunised... Read more of this article

No Certain Date For Cruise Ships To Return

No Certain Date For Cruise Ships To Return

There is “no certain date for the return” of scheduled cruise calls, Premier David Burt said, adding that “they have inquiries for cruise ships who want to berth from Bermuda and make Bermuda their home port” and “no decisions have been made as of yet.” Speaking in the House of Assembly during the discussion on the... Read more of this article

2021 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule Released

2021 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule Released

The 2021 Bermuda cruise ship schedule — which is subject to change as it is a “fluid situation” — has been released, with the current schedule showing the first visit planned for April, and 122 contract cruise ship visits and 57 ‘occasional callers’ for the year. Cruises have been suspended for most the year due to... Read more of this article

Purported ‘Trump Victory’ Cruise Website Promo

Purported ‘Trump Victory’ Cruise Website Promo

[Updated] A cruise from New York to Bermuda — dubbed the “For God & Country Victory” cruise — is being promoted online, with the cruise said to purportedly be “celebrating the re-election of our Commander-in-Chief, President Donald J. Trump.” Donald Trump did not actually win re-election in the U.S Presidential... Read more of this article

RCI Offer Florida To Bermuda Cruises In 2022

RCI Offer Florida To Bermuda Cruises In 2022

Royal Caribbean International announced their lineup for summer 2022, with the cruise line introducing sailings from Florida to Bermuda on the Mariner of the Seas. While the cruise industry has been massively impacted by the pandemic, with cruising suspended worldwide, the lines are announcing their plans for 2022, presumably as they hope a vaccine... Read more of this article

Caribbean Cruise Cut Short Due To Covid-19

Caribbean Cruise Cut Short Due To Covid-19

The SeaDream Yacht Club vessel SeaDream I has cut short its first Caribbean cruise since the beginning of the pandemic due to a passenger aboard testing positive for Covid-19. A USA Today story said, “SeaDream Yacht Club is heading back to Barbados after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. “The ship, SeaDream I, was on its first Caribbean... Read more of this article

Norwegian Extends Suspension Of Cruises

Norwegian Extends Suspension Of Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today [Oct 5] announced an extension of its previously announced suspension of global cruise voyages to include all voyages embarking between November 1 through November 30, 2020 for its three cruise brands. The NCLH website said, “Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. [NCLH], a leading global cruise company which... Read more of this article