Saturday, December 5th, 2020
Home » Tag Archives: Cruise ship ban

Tag Archives: Cruise ship ban

Just 42 Visitors to Bermuda In 2020 Second Quarter

Empty tourist beach.

PortandTerminal.com, September 4, 2020 The airport reopened to commercial air traffic on July 1, but cruise ships have yet to return. HAMILTON, BERMUDA (CMC) – Bermuda’s tourism officials are counting the cost of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic after just 42 people visited the island in the second quarter of the year as spending plunged to US$70,000 compared to US$98 million in the …

Read More »

It’s official. Canada cancels cruise season for 2020.

Cruise ship docked. Container cranes in background. Woman jogging in foreground.

PortandTerminal.com, May 29, 2020 OTTAWA – Canada’s federal government in Ottawa has announced that any cruise ship that carries more than 100 people will be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct. 31, pushing off the possibility of a summer cruise ship season. Back in March, the federal government announced it was temporarily barring all large cruise ships and …

Read More »

Is taking a cruise vacation about to become embarrassing?

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – According to Reuters, one in five travellers is flying less as “flight shaming” propels travellers to shun air travel for the sake of the planet. Some are calling it the “Greta Effect” after the young 16-year-old Greta Thunberg famously sailed to New York City last month instead of flying. Environmental activist, Greta …

Read More »

WATCH: Another close call by a cruise ship in Venice.

PortandTerminal.com, July 9, 2019 A cruise ship veered very close to the esplanade when it passed through a canal in Venice during stormy weather on Sunday. The incident sparked, yet again, a discussion about over tourism and safety for large cruises moving through Venice’s canals. VENICE – A cruise liner came close to crashing into a dock in Venice on …

Read More »

Trump’s Cuba ban on cruise lines creating chaos for travellers

PortandTerminal.com, June 6, 2019 Cruise companies scrambled Tuesday, June 5, to reroute their Cuba-bound ships after learning they were no longer allowed to sail to the Caribbean island with less than 24 hours notice from the Trump administration The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba will hit hardest at the cruise industry, taking away a new and increasingly …

Read More »