U.S. cruises could resume in July, but Canadian waters still closed
April 8, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new operating guidance for cruise lines, with at least one company just three days later submitting its plan to possibly resume sailings in July.
An industry group, however, strongly criticized the instructions.
The new federal guidance does not change the reality for Alaska that Canada has not lifted or amended its ban on cruise ships. Without a change in Canada, or a temporary waiver from U.S. law requiring a stop in a Canadian port for the foreign-flagged cruise ships that serve Alaska, it will be a second summer without the large...