Norwegian Cruise Lines suspends cruise voyages for month

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Voyages between today and April 11 for Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises are impacted.

    Company officials said the temporary suspension is aimed at contributing to efforts around the globe to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  This measure is taken in an abundance of caution and the Company has not experienced any confirmed cases of COVID-19 across its 28-ship fleet.

    President and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Lines Holdings Ltd, Frank Del Rio said the safety of guests and crew are the companies top priority, “We understand the inconvenience that this disruption may cause our guests and travel partners during these quickly evolving and challenging times, and we appreciate their understanding as we partner with local, state, federal and global agencies to combat the spread of COVID-19.”

    Guests on voyages that are underway will conclude and guests will be disembarked as soon as possible and assisted with travel arrangements.

    All cruise passengers impacted will receive a 125 percent refund paid in the form of a future cruise credit that can be used anytime through December 31, 2022.


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