The luxury cruise ship MV Ocean Explorer was successfully pulled free at high tide after running aground above the Arctic Circle with 206 people on board.
Passengers of the Ambassador Cruise Line had just arrived in the Faroe Islands when a group of small boats drove the whales to shallow water for killing, part of a long-standing local tradition.
While the agency has lifted its travel health notice two years after putting it in place, officials say it's up to travelers to determine their own health risks before going aboard a ship.
An undisclosed number of passengers and crew aboard the Carnival Freedom tested positive. It was the third outbreak this week affecting ships operated by Carnival and Royal Caribbean.
The seven-night cruise ended in Miami on Saturday after making three stops in the Caribbean. More than 6,000 people were on the ship, which required testing and those 12 and over to be vaccinated.
The cruise will take passengers on a trip lasting 132 nights. Prices range up to $199,999. The strong interest may be a positive sign for the cruise industry as it tries to rebound from the pandemic.
He was one of nearly 1,400 people stranded aboard the Viking Sky cruise ship off the coast of Norway in 2019. It changed his life.
Officials hope the added incentive of the vaccine will attract visitors. It's part of an effort to jump start a floundering summer tourism industry that's been devastated by the pandemic.
The federal government has given the go-ahead for cruise ships to sail from ports in the United States. Officials stopped cruise lines in March as the coronavirus pandemic ramped up.
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