Trump administration bans cruises from traveling to Cuba — leaving passengers high and dry

Planning a cruise to Cuba? You’re likely out of luck.

The U.S. government will no longer allow cruise ships to travel from American ports to Cuba, as part of a new series of travel-related sanctions announced Tuesday. The restrictions were implemented in response to the Cuban government’s continued support for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, the Miami Herald reported MNI, +0.00% .

“As a result of the rule on display on the Federal Register today, cruise ships as well as recreational and pleasure vessels are prohibited from departing the U.S. on temporary sojourn to Cuba effective tomorrow,” a Commerce Department spokesperson told MarketWatch late Tuesday.

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