Florida to remain in COVID-19 state of emergency for another 60 days on DeSantis’ order

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kzenon Over 365 days have passed since the coronavirus pandemic gripped the entire nation back in March 2020. And while many people who live outside of Florida refuse to believe the state was under a state of emergency at any point in time during this span, they would be shocked

Bon Voyage: CDC gives Florida the green light to begin Cruise Ship sailings this summer

Courtesy: Shutterstock – photo By pisaphotography The time has come for cruising to reopen in the United States. After months of battling with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, major cruise liners will get their way and will be allowed to sail out of Florida this summer, beginning sometime around mid-July. In a

CDC “no-sail” order is lifted, but not so fast: Cruising cannot return until further approval of ship safety protocols

Courtesy: Shutterstock – photo By pisaphotography This weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ‘no-sail’ order officially expired, allowing ships to return to sea. However, don’t expect to be onboard any time soon.  According to a release by the CDC on Friday, the “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order,” which replaces the no-sail order,  it

Florida’s Idled Cruise Industry Can Set Sail Again on November 1

Photo: Ed Judkins / Pixabay The cruise industry has been fine-tuning a public health proposal to resume sailing. Florida’s idled $8-billion-a-year cruise industry can set sail again November 1 under a plan endorsed by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. President Donald Trump’s administration blocked the CDC’s pending order to keep cruise ships docked until

Florida One of the Top Destinations for Labor Day Weekend Despite Rising COVID-19 Numbers

Image by David Mark from Pixabay  Despite the number of COVID-19 infections, Florida seems to still be a top spot to vacation for many Americans this year. This comes from official data collected by the travel itinerary app TripIt. The data collected shows millions of people plan to travel to COVID-19 hot spots, with Florida