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Ruby Princess passenger says she caught COVID-19 when a waitress sneezed on her

The passenger told an inquiry into the cruise that she contracted the virus from a sneeze, even though sneezing is not a symptom of COVID-19.

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Carnival to offload six ships, announces executive reshuffle

by Huntley Mitchell

The cruise giant has provided an insight into just how much it is struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mental health of cruise workers in spotlight after multiple deaths

The mental health of thousands of crew members still stranded at sea has been brought to public attention after several deaths and a hunger strike in the space of two weeks.

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Seabourn and Holland America Line presidents to exit

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s not one, but two high-profile exits announced by Carnival’s brands this week, as the cruise giant continues to navigate its way through the coronavirus storm.

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Cruise Wrap: Celebrity’s new-look team, Viking to host interactive webinars + MORE

Have you been at home pretending your washing machine is a porthole? Get out of the laundry and get stuck into this whopper of a Cruise Wrap.

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US Congress launches investigation into Carnival’s handling of COVID-19

This follows the company’s announcement that it will begin to gradually reintroduce cruise departures in the US in August.

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NSW govt launches special commission of inquiry into Ruby Princess debacle

The COVID-19 saga involving Princess Cruises continues apace. Update yourself on the latest development here.

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Police believe crew member likely to have caused Ruby Princess’ COVID-19 outbreak

Meanwhile, the number of passengers who have died after contracting the virus on board the ship has risen to 18.

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Cruise Wrap: CMW and Hurtigruten extend suspensions, Carnival’s new shareholder + MORE

Travel Weekly is doing its best to prevent you from watching Netflix’s entire content catalogue with plenty of news in this week’s Cruise Wrap.

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Carnival president slams NSW government’s “bitterly disappointing” treatment of cruise industry

by Ali Coulton

Sture Myrmell says the state government is not only putting remaining crew members at risk, but also impacting the cruise industry as a whole.

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More cruise line suspensions as government bans international port arrivals

As the government implements further restrictions and more lines suspend sailings, find out what will happen to your clients’ cruise bookings in amongst the COVID-19 chaos.

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Holland America cruise passenger diagnosed with coronavirus, as Diamond Princess cases jump to 355

by Ali Coulton

Japanese authorities have confirmed a further 70 cases of coronavirus on Diamond Princess, while a passenger who disembarked from Westerdam has tested positive for the disease.

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