Tag: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

New USVI COVID-19 Protocol For Cruise Ships Improves Royal Caribbean’s Safety

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Royal Caribbean International said the territory won’t allow cruise ships to visit its ports unless all passengers ages 12 and up are vaccinated against COVID-19. The local government informed Royal Caribbean about its new policy on Monday, the cruise line said in a statement. Because of the new policy, Royal Caribbean said […]

Bryan’s Plea To DeSantis To Stop Lax Vax Rules In Florida Resonates In Caribbean

CHRISTIANSTED — In a letter sent to Governor Albert Bryan, Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, in his role as chairman of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), thanked the governor for his proactive initiative in writing to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and asking Governor DeSantis to reconsider his ban on cruise ships embarking from Florida […]

DeSantis Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ With Tour Operator’s Lives Over Lax Vax Rules

MIAMI — Cruise lines are chomping at the bit to resume voyages from Florida ports in July as the pandemic wanes — but for vaccinated passengers only — yet the state and its Republican governor won’t let them demand proof of inoculation. So far, neither side has blinked, even as two guests on one of […]