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Video: Minister Scott On Cruises & Island Boating

Video: Minister Scott On Cruises & Island Boating

[Updated] Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott is holding a press conference this afternoon [May 19] to “update the public on cruise ship homeporting as well as island boating. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime you can watch the live video below. We will update with the full remarks as able, but in the meantime the... Read more of this article

Norwegian Prima To Visit Bermuda Next Year

Norwegian Prima To Visit Bermuda Next Year

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new vessel — the Norwegian Prima — will visit Bermuda next year, the company has announced. The company website said, “Setting sail Summer 2022, Norwegian Prima will offer an unrivaled cruising experience as you explore the best of The Caribbean, Bermuda or Iceland & Northern Europe.“Choose to... Read more of this article

Viking Cruise Line Adds More Bermuda Cruises

Viking Cruise Line Adds More Bermuda Cruises

Viking cruise line announced that it is adding more sailing dates this summer for their voyages around Bermuda, with the company now offering eight Bermuda cruises, starting  on June 15 and extending until August 3. The company said, “As a result of strong demand, Viking also announced today it is adding more sailing dates this summer for its... Read more of this article

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