The U.S. government dictated in early June that American citizens were restricted from traveling Cuba unless their reasons fell into very few categories, and following that, changes happened very quickly. Included in those updates were that cruise lines that left out of U.S. ports were forced to end all visits to the island nation effective immediately (I have to admit that they did a good job. Within a few hours to a few days, they all had everything squared away for their passengers, complete with huge apologies and incentives).
And so, with an empty port, the harbor in Old Havana recently began hosting a different ship…
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In the wake of the U.S. government’s new restrictions on traveling to Cuba, cruise lines that originated in the U.S. and had ports of call in Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and/or Santiago de Cuba were forced to make sudden, unexpected changes to their respective itineraries.
Different cruise lines are handling the news in different ways…
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People have been obsessed with the Titanic ever since when she went on her maiden voyage, hit an iceberg and tragically sunk, killing over 1,500 people. There are been movies about the ship, (shuttered) plans to raise her, museums, exhibitions and dinner theater shows about her, plans to bring tourists to her watery grave, as well as dozens of hours of video of the wreck.
Ideas to rebuild the Titanic have come and gone for decades. Right now there are two different companies building two different full-sized replicas of the ship of dreams; one that will probably finish pretty soon, one that I suspect never will really even start.
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You can’t make this stuff up.
According to several sources (Forbes, Live Science, Tech Times, etc.), the Flat Earth International Conference (FIEC) is going on a cruise in 2020. The reason? In order to prove that Earth is not a sphere, they’re going to Antarctica to look for the ice wall that holds back the ocean.
Well, no, not really. Just only sort of. Read on…
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It’s been said that travel is one of the best forms out education out there. It gives you the opportunity to learn about history, other cultures, compassion and social skills. You can potentially find out more about about nature and/or even a new language. So who better to potentially get free travel than those who understands education the best…teachers?
That’s exactly what Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is setting out to do by giving away 15 cruises to teachers..
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