Some of the world’s largest cruise lines are already back in service, while some are planning their return to service in the near future. Here’s the latest by brand:
Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line recently cancelled the remaining cruises for the six ships operating from PortMiami and Port Canaveral for November 2020.
It has also cancelled five cruises scheduled to operate from Sydney, Australia from January 16 to February 8, 2021.
Carnival could resume service with the Carnival Conquest, Carnival Sunrise, Carnival Elation, Carnival Breeze, Carnival Liberty and Carnival Horizon from PortMiami and Port Canaveral in early December.
Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International announced it had extended its suspension of sailing for its global fleet through November 30, 2020.
In Asia, the cruise line will launch a program of short cruises to nowhere onboard the Quantum of the Seas. The vessel is scheduled to start sailing from Singapore on December 2.
In Italy, a second MSC ship resumed service on October 19. The MSC Magnifica joined the MSC Grandiosa, which has been sailing in the Mediterranean since August 16.
In the Caribbean, MSC USA recently announced the cancellation of all of its November sailings.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line announced earlier this month an extension of its pause of service through the end of November.
The Norwegian Star, Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Spirit had additional cancellations, with cruises suspended until March 2021.
Frank Del Rio, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, recently said that it will take at least 60 days to prepare a ship ready to sail again.
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