So the Miami-Dade mayor picks up the phone and supposedly gets the CDC to commit to "forthcoming" updated guidelines

So the CDC wouldn't accommodate Senators & Congressmen from Alaska & Florida, nor the Governors of either of those states, nor the CEO's of some of the largest travel & entertainment companies in the world, nor the various trade associations representing tens, if not hundreds of thousands of workers. No, they respond to a just elected (Nov 2020) county mayor, informing her of upcoming guidance.

Not be be skeptical, but I'll believe it when I see it.

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I assume y'all have read it ALL...These are clearly impossible conditions to be met at virtually ANY US port by ANY cruise line. Got some serious thinking to do...............

The CDC certainly came out with more information. I wonder if the Mayor is still smiling?

She's a politician...they always smile..........until they go to jail......

Some don't stop smiling even then. Did you ever take a look at some of their mug shots.

Some don't stop smiling even then. Did you ever take a look at some of their mug shots.

Not only US Ports, but foreign ports as well.

Here's an excerpt from an article published in today's copy of Porthole Cruise Magazine (digital copy)

"From our point of view, the CDC has just made it even harder for cruise lines to adhere to their conditions by looping in ports of call as well. What’s frustrating is the CDC gave no indication of when the second step of Phase 2, test sailings, could begin. We’ve been given new requirements, but still no concrete timeline for when we might actually get to sail again. Given how strict the requirements are, it’s pretty obvious the CDC doesn’t want cruise lines operation from American ports anytime soon".

My other rant stands. DelRios letter is just corporate psycho-babble....

A bit overstated by the mayor. The following update on guidelines (if we can call it that), is far less than needed (and antiquated), especially since we're in vaccination mode.


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