Cruise News Today — August 31, 2022: Disney Drops Tests, Starlink & Royal Caribbean, Vigin Voyages

Cruise Industry News for Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Disney Cruise Line to drop the testing requirements for vaccinated passengers, others will still have to test. In partnership with SpaceX and Elon Musk, Royal Caribbean Group (Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises) will be rolling out Starlink internet across its global fleet. Virgin Voyages announces a new perks program, which includes status matching for those in other cruise or airline programs. This new loyalty program is a precursor to the next status program launching next year. On Tuesday, the cruise line stocks were down for CCL, RCL, and NCLH.

[Read more]

» Disney:
» Virgin Voyages:
» Elon Musk’s Starlink:

[Time codes]

00:00 Intro
00:07 Disney to drop testing for vaccinated guests
00:47 Royal Caribbean Group to implement Starlink internet
01:32 Virgin Voyages announces perks program
02:10 Stocks

» Prescription to Cruise Mug:
» More cruise news:
» Subscribe to Cruise Radio:




Cruise Radio News with Doug Parker delivers daily newscasts, breaking news updates, in-depth analysis, cruise ship news today, engaging stories, video coverage, and original journalism that goes behind the headlines. You’ll also find behind the scenes videos and cruise ship and port tours.

Subscriber count: 54,299