Holland America Line Halts Cruises For 30 Days

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Holland American Line announced Friday evening that the 14 ships in their fleet would stop sailing for the next 30 days. “We Must Take A Leadership Position” “These are unprecedented times,” said Holland America Line president Orlando Ashford, “and while no guests or crew have tested positive for COVID-19 on any of our ships, we […]

Carnival Cruise Line Temporarily Cancels All Sailings

(Updated March 14, 11:24 a.m. EDT) Carnival Cruise Line canceled cruises effective March 14, with ships tentatively expected to return to service on Friday, April 10, 2020. In an unusual twist, the announcement came not from the company itself, but via a tweet from President Donald Trump. READ MORE: Carnival Details Cancelled Passengers Compensation The […]

Royal Caribbean Suspends Cruises Through April 2020

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Royal Caribbean became the latest cruise line to announce that they will be suspending operations for the next month. “This Is Our Part To Play” In a statement striking a notably patriotic tone, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited said, “We understand the gravity of the public health crisis confronting the country. And this is our part […]

Norwegian Cruise Line To Suspend Operations

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On Friday afternoon, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced that they will be suspending operations until April 11. This means that all cruises across Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas will be cancelled beginning March 13. What This Means For Cruisers In a statement, Norwegian said that “the temporary suspension is aimed at contributing […]

Canada Closes Ports to Cruise Ships; Could Impact Alaska Itineraries

The Canadian government has temporarily barred all cruise ships carrying more than 500 people from docking. “Cruise Season Is Suspended” The ban, which will be in place until July, was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The ban will be for all cruise ships or ferries which carry 500 people or more, including crew members. […]