AIDA updates on board protocols

AIDA Cruises has updated its health and safety cruise ship protocols in winter 2021/2022. According to a social media post, self-service in the buffet restaurants will return, as well as an extension of the ships’ wellness services. In addition, more individual shore excursions will be [Read more...]

2021-09-26T18:47:55+00:00 September 26th, 2021|Safety|

VIKAND to manage Swan Hellenic’s medical needs

VIKAND Medical Solutions, a maritime medical operations and public health provider, has signed a multi-year agreement with Swan Hellenic to manage all medical operations on board its expedition cruise ships. With its guests’ passion for exploring the world’s most remote areas, robust healthcare and medical [Read more...]

2021-09-26T17:46:42+00:00 September 26th, 2021|Safety|

CDC gives cruising update

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new update warning people who have an increased risk of severe illness from Covid to avoid cruising, regardless of their vaccination status. Those who are not vaccinated are also advised against boarding cruise [Read more...]

2021-08-30T17:16:37+00:00 August 30th, 2021|Safety|

New Danish rules for cruise ship guests

Cruise guests who go ashore in Denmark must be tested before disembarking. This applies to both immune and vaccinated guests, Cruise Copenhagen has reported and was effective from 24th August. Since 26th June this year, cruise guests vaccinated with an EMA accepted vaccine have been [Read more...]

2021-08-30T17:14:44+00:00 August 30th, 2021|Safety|