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Royal Caribbean Post Roundup: January 16, 2022

Have a nice week end! We hope you are having a wonderful, relaxing weekend and managing to stay warm. Now is the time to sit down with a cup of tea or java and check out the latest news on Royal Caribbean cruises.

The cruise industry and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have had their ups and downs over the past two years, but the CDC director was pleased with the work the lines were doing.

During a U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told Congress she would let the conditional navigation order move to a voluntary program. She also commended the work done by the cruise lines.

“I think the conditional sailing order and the fact that the industry has escalated and is now interested in doing and going beyond, as you know, respecting the sailing order without the order having even necessarily need to be in place, as is true testimony to how it worked and how we worked collaboratively with industry.”

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 437th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where Matt talks about what the cruise industry is doing in response to Omicron.

Bari Golin-Blaugrund of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) shares insight into what cruise lines are doing despite all the negative press, and discusses recent CDC changes.

Feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We would appreciate it.

New RCB Video: How to Get the Cheapest Cruise Ship Suite

Are you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean blog YouTube channel? We regularly share great videos there, all about a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week we’re sharing our latest video – How to Get the Cheapest Cruise Ship Suite – and don’t forget to subscribe here.

22 Do’s and Don’ts for Your Royal Caribbean Cruise in 2022

I love sharing cruise tips, but this year there are a few things you should really focus on when planning a cruise.

Cruise ships are sailing, and despite a few hiccups, there are a few important things you can do during this time to prepare for a Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall 2022 cruise.

Appropriately, I’ve put together a list of 22 things you need to know when planning a cruise in 2022.

What it looks like on 4 consecutive cruises during Omicron

You might not know this from reading the news, but a lot of people are browsing and loving it. So much so that some people take several cruises in a row.

RoyalCaribbeanBlog reader Greg has been sailing Freedom of the Seas for 5 consecutive cruises and has completed the first four legs.

Greg shared what it’s like to stay on a cruise ship after all those crossings.

Independence of the Seas Live Blog

Our writer just completed a 4-night cruise on Independence of the Seas and shared what her cruise experience was like on board.

Jenna’s sail toured Nassau and Perfect Day at CocoCay, with lots of fun on board.

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