Nearing The One-Year Mark: Major Cruise Lines Extend Suspensions To MAR
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
Norwegian Escape, Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway.
As cruise companies continue to work with the CDC towards safely returning to cruising, Royal Caribbean Group, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Carnival Cruise Line have extended their pause in operations through at least MAR 2021, which means the cruise suspension will soon approach the one-year mark.
Royal Caribbean Group
Royal Caribbean Group paused most global sailings for Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises through 28FEB, 2021, with some sailing cancelled even further out. but some sailings are cancelled even further. Here are the details:
Royal Caribbean International:
Most global sailings suspended through 28FEB, 2021.
Australia sailings suspended through 30APR, 2021.
Spectrum of the Seas China sailings suspended through 20JAN, 2021.
Quantum of the Seas is resuming service in Singapore.
All global sailings suspended through 28FEB, 2021.
South America sailings suspended through 07APR, 2021.
Suspended through 01APR, 2021, except for the 06FEB, 2021 sailing of Silver Origin.
Suspended sailings through 20MAR, 2021.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
NCLH has extended its suspension of global cruises to include allNorwegian Cruise Lineembarkations through 28FEB, and "select" voyages in MAR 2021.
All voyages on subsidiary brandsOceania CruisesandRegent Seven Seas Cruisesembarking through 31MAR 2021 have been suspended.
Carnival Cruise Line Updates Guests On Itinerary Cancellations
Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled cruise operations from Miami, Port Canaveral and Galveston through 28FEB, and postponed the inaugural sailing ofMardi Grasuntil 24APR, 2021.
"We apologize to our guests but we must continue to take a thoughtful, deliberate and measured approach as we map out our return to operations in 2021,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. “Our commitment to the health and safety of our guests, crew and the communities we visit is at the forefront of our decisions and operations.”
Anna Kroupina Journalist
Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.