Cruise Bookings on the Rise for 2021

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought the cruise industry to a virtual standstill, forcing cancellations into May and stranding more than a dozen ships at sea. Nonetheless, analysts at investment banking company UBS have reported some encouraging findings. “Booking volume…

Caribbean Resorts Supporting COVID-19 Fight

Caribbean hotels are stepping up to aid in the fight against COVID-19, providing accommodations for quarantine centers and housing for essential personnel during the outbreak. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), is providing Jamaica’s government with the…

Florida Governor Suspends Vacation Rentals

Vacation rentals are now temporarily prohibited in Florida due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Governor Ron DeSantis signed an order that bars vacation rentals, including Airbnbs, from renting rooms and homes to vacationers through April 10 and possibly longer. Vacation…

MSC Cruises delays return until end of May

MSC Cruises has further extended the halting of all its new cruise departures fleet-wide through to May 29th. The decision comes in light of the continued extraordinary circumstances the world is facing in connection with the Covid-19 virus global health…

Airbnb Will Offer Free Housing for Coronavirus Responders

As health care professionals, emergency workers and relief personnel continue to work to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, Airbnb wants to give back by offering them free or subsidized housing. Not only will this move allow medical workers to live closer…