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Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Sep. 12, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. September 11, 2022. Editorial: Let’s give a warm Iowa welcome to Viking Cruises What began with conversations more than seven years ago and led to subsequent planning and discussion came to fruition this week when the community welcomed the...

Cruise updates software for autonomous vehicles after crash

Sep. 01, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An autonomous robotaxi run by Cruise LLC got into a crash while making a left turn, causing the company to recall 80 vehicles with a software update. The San Francisco-based unit of General Motors says the crash happened about 11 p.m. on June 3. The company says it...

Juneau, cruise line officials sign agreement

Aug. 30, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The city of Juneau has signed an agreement with the major cruise lines that visit Alaska's capital city that is based on recommendations from a local tourism task force. “This was kind of the grab bag of issues that came out of the task force that we wanted...

Puerto Rico cruise ship docks face $425M public-private deal

Aug. 16, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Tuesday announced a public-private partnership to overhaul the island’s cruise ship docks as part of a $425 million project to boost the U.S. territory’s tourism sector. Gov. Pedro Pierluisi said the project aims to...

New Zealand welcomes back first cruise ship since COVID hit

Aug. 11, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Friday welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the nation's tourism industry. New Zealand closed its borders in early 2020 as it sought at first to...

Norwegian cruise ship runs aground; no passengers on board

Aug. 05, 2022 05:11 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten says one of its ships has run aground in a fjord off the Nordic country's west coast. Hurtigruten said the MS Richard With cruise ship was not in ordinary service and there were no passengers on board when the incident...

Norwegian Cruise Line to drop requirement for COVID-19 test

Jul. 06, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is dropping a requirement that passengers test negative for COVID-19 before sailing unless it is required by local rules. The company said Wednesday that it will drop the testing requirement Aug. 1 except on ships sailing from places with local...