The CDC has revealed new guidelines that will allow cruise lines to participate in trial sailing with passengers as early as this summer.
- NBC affiliate, WESH 2 in Central Florida, is reporting that U.S. ports could soon be reopening and for sailings with passengers.
- Last month the Centers of Disease Control stated that cruise lines would be able to resume travel later this summer and now they’ve revealed their adjusted guidelines.
- As of today, the CDC has issued new guidelines for the next two phases of the Framework for Conditional Salings.
- This next phase will allow U.S. cruise lines to conduct simulated or “trial” cruises with volunteer passengers.
- These voyages will take place before cruise lines can resume sailings with a restricted number of passengers under a COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate.
- Under the new guidelines, cruise lines may now submit requests to participate in the simulated sailings and could be on the seas by mid-summer.
- Disney Cruise Line has not yet announced plans for their ships, or when they’ll resume sailings.
ICYMI – Disney Cruise Line News:
- Disney has announced their Summer 2022 itineraries with sailings planned for Europe including the Greek Isles, Mediterranean, Iceland, and more; Alaska; the Caribbean and Bahamas among others.
- Last week Disney unveiled new details about their ship the Disney Wish which will debut in June 2022. The sea faring vessel will be home to exciting new experiences for adults and kids alikes including the AquaMouse, the first attraction at sea!