Celebrity Cruises will return to US waters next month.
According to the shipping line It will be the first carrier to set sail in US waters. with passengers who have tickets since last year When the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a “ship ban” due to the coronavirus outbreak.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN receives CDC approval for cruise testing with volunteer passengers this summer.
The luxury Celebrity Edge will depart Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 26 for a seven-night cruise to the Caribbean. As announced by Celebrity Cruises
“Celebrity Edge has been greenlit by the CDC to be the first ship to return to water. It has passed a whole new standard of providing a healthier cruise experience for guests and crew,” the announcement said.
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The CDC requires cruise operators to show that 98% of crew members and 95% of passengers are fully vaccinated or that a series of tests are required. Travel and Leisure Reports
Celebrity Cruises require crew vaccinations. As with all guests age 16 and older, in accordance with the company’s Healthy at Sea policy, effective August 1, all guests age 12 and older must be vaccinated.
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“In the last 15 months Conversations with friends and loved ones about optimism are accompanied by the words ‘Someday’ I’m beyond proud and excited to say that day has come,” Celebrity Cruises president and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo said in a statement.
As announced, Celebrity Cruises plans to bring back eight of its 15 ships this year.
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This week, the CDC also approved Royal Caribbean, a subsidiary of Celebrity Cruises, to operate cruises this summer. However, those cruises are mock trips with volunteer passengers, Fox News reported this week.
Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas ship, based in Miami. Cruise tests will begin on June 20, the first time a cruise ship has left the United States since the pandemic last March.
Passengers aged 16 and over must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Complete all sizes at least 14 days prior to boarding the Royal Caribbean, and all American travelers aged 12 years must be fully vaccinated for travel beginning Aug. 1, according to the Healthy Sail Panel. company
Fox News’ Jeanette Settembre contributed to the report.