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Tale of the Lobster (continued): Celebrity Cancels June 9 Galápagos Cruise

Cruise ship Celebrity Xpedition

Celebrity Cruises in Miami has announced that because the Galápagos National Park has suspended the license of its 96 passenger vessel Celebrity Xpedition to sail in the islands, it is cancelling the June 9th cruise. TO READ MORE, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE ABOVE. Continue Reading →

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Tale of the Lobster: Celebrity Cruises Gets Pinched


The cruise ship Celebrity Xpedition has had its license to operate in the islands suspended for 45 days because Galápagos authorities said the ship was carrying out-of-season lobster tails. Passengers who booked travel on the June 2nd cruise got a rude surprise when they were told by the company that their trip had been canceled. The company is appealing the decision and in the meantime, the ship remains anchored in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island…

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Shark Attack called “Isolated Incident”

surfing galapagos

LATEST UPDATE FRIDAY, MAY 17: Edwin Naula, director of The Galápagos National Park told the Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo that a shark attack on a surfer Tuesday was what he called “an isolated incident.” Such attacks, he said, are relatively rare although not unheard of in the Galápagos waters. Continue Reading →

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