Today, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced the further suspension of global ship operations. Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania, and Regent Seven Seas will cancel all sailings up to and including February 28, 2020. As the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to plague the world NCLH notices they cannot safely return to sea just yet. With multiple vaccines in the woks and distribution commencing this month in the U.S we hope to return to Seas in the spring of 2021. In addition to voyages aboard Norwegian Bliss, Breakaway, Epic, Gem, Getaway, Jade, Jewel, Pearl, Pride of America, Sky and Sun with embarkation dates through March 31, 2021.
Norwegian had this to say in a statement:
MIAMI, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (“Norwegian” or “the Company”) (NYSE: NCLH), a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, today announces an extension of its previously announced suspension of global cruise voyages as the Company continues to work through its return to service plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”). The suspension now includes all voyages on Norwegian Cruise Line embarking between January 1 through February 28 and select voyages in March 2021 and all voyages on Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises embarking between January 1 through March 31, 2021. The Company will continue to work in tandem with global government and public health authorities and its Healthy Sail Panel expert advisors to take all necessary measures to protect its guests, crew and the communities visited.
Guests who are currently booked on cancelled voyages on Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises or Regent Seven Seas Cruises are asked to contact their travel advisor or the cruise line for more information.