As cruise travel resumes, following suspensions due to COVID-19, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is working with the cruise industry to make travel safer and more efficient by implementing facial biometrics into the entry process.
Mandatory safety drills for cruise ship passengers are changing on Carnival Cruise Lines. What has traditionally been a large group exercise involving everyone on the ship at once, will now be completed by passengers on their own time.
Six onboard cameras and low-bandwidth video streaming technology will capture footage on the Mayflower Autonomous Ship's (MAS) missions. On its maiden voyage this spring, MAS will trace the route of the 1620 Mayflower, sailing from Plymouth, UK, to Plymouth, MA, only this time there will be no human captain or crew on board as the 15m, lightweight, hybrid-electric powered trimaran crosses the Atlantic.