Japan confirms 33 cases of coronavirus on an Italian cruise ship without passengers and with 623 crew members on board

The presence of 33 people infected with coronavirus on board the Italian cruise ship ‘Costa Atlantica’, which has docked in the Japanese port of Nagasaki, has set off all the alarms in the Asian country, which has 281 deaths and more than 11,500 confirmed cases. from Covid-19. The authorities of the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki […]

Costa Cruises extends the suspension of its cruises until May 30

The Italian shipping company Costa Cruises has announced the extension of the suspension of its cruises until May 30, 2020. Due to the continuation of the emergency situation as a consequence of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and the continuation of containment measures, such as the closure of ports and restrictions on the movement of people, […]

Celestyal Cruises extends suspension of its cruises until June 29

Greek cruise operator Celestyal Cruises has extended the suspension of its cruises until June 29, 2020, when it will resume its activity. For fully paid individual reservations affected by this temporary suspension, Celestyal Cruises offers a future cruise credit of 120% of the original reservation amount, as reported in a statement. Thus, customers will be […]

Brussels says cruises are responsible for repatriating passengers and crew

The European Commission has warned that the responsibility to repatriate cruise passengers and crew who may be blocked on their route due to restrictions due to the coronavirus falls generally on the cruise operators themselves, even when they are outside the Union. European. This has been clarified by the Community Executive in a guide with […]

Controversy in Australia over the landing in Sydney of a cruise ship with seven dead and 600 infected by coronavirus

The landing in the Australian city of Sydney of a cruise ship in which seven people had died and another 600 had been infected with coronavirus has raised controversy in the country, according to information from the newspaper ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’. According to several emails leaked to the local press, the authorities of the […]

Norwegian Cruise Line extends suspension of its trips until May 10

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has extended the suspension of its voyages until May 10, 2020 for its three cruise brands as a result of the expansion of the coronavirus, the closure of ports and travel restrictions imposed by governments. Customers who have reservations with boarding between March 13 and May 10 on Norwegian Cruise Line, […]

Royal Caribbean extends its cancellation policy until September 1

Royal Caribbean Group extends its ‘Cruise with confidence’ cancellation policy until September 1 with the aim of «addressing the expansion of global travel restrictions and providing greater peace of mind in passenger planning.» Updating this measure seeks to improve planning flexibility by allowing cancellations up to 48 hours before the start of the cruise «for […]

Royal Caribbean extends the global suspension of its cruises

The Royal Caribbean Cruises shipping company has decided to extend the suspension of the trips of its entire fleet worldwide given the global public health circumstances. The company says they are working with their passengers to address this interruption of their vacation and that they «sincerely regret» the inconvenience caused. They are also working with […]