Norwegian Cruise Line Proclaims Plan for Eight Further Ships to Set Sail Starting Fall 2021
Three Further Oceania Cruises’ Ships to Sail Beforehand Revealed Voyages within the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the 2022 World Cruise
Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Proclaims Phased Relaunch Plans for Full Fleet Together with Newly Created Itineraries within the Mediterranean and the Caribbean
All Preliminary Voyages to Function with Multi-Layered SailSAFE™ Well being and Security Program Together with Obligatory Vaccinations for All Friends and Crew
MIAMI, Might 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (the “Firm”) (NYSE: NCLH), a number one world cruise firm which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises manufacturers, immediately introduced the subsequent section of its deliberate resumption of cruising throughout its three cruise traces. Norwegian Cruise Line introduced plans for eight further ships to relaunch starting Fall 2021. Oceania Cruises will resume cruise operations with three further ships, Riviera, Insignia, and Sirena, between October 2021 and January 2022. Regent Seven Seas Cruises will see all 5 ships again exploring the oceans by February 2022. Voyages anticipated to function within the U.S. are contingent on acquiring a Conditional Crusing Certificates from the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (“CDC”). All preliminary voyages will function with totally vaccinated friends and crew along with the Firm’s strong, multi-layered SailSAFE™ health and safety program.
“Our Nice Cruise Comeback continues to construct momentum with immediately’s announcement of the return of fifteen further ships throughout our three manufacturers,” stated Frank Del Rio, president and chief govt officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. “We proceed to see unbelievable pent-up demand for future cruise holidays and as areas throughout the globe proceed to reopen for journey and tourism, we’re excited to get again to what we do greatest and ship distinctive trip experiences for our friends to as soon as once more discover the world.”
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has introduced additional particulars on its phased voyage resumption plan for extra ships starting Fall 2021. Earlier this week the road introduced its plan for a return to cruising within the U.S. with sailings in Alaska beginning August 7, 2021 contingent on CDC authorization. Newly introduced anticipated redeployment plans embrace the next:
- Norwegian Pleasure will cruise from Miami starting October 19, 2021 with 5 to 11-day Caribbean voyages.
- Norwegian Breakaway will cruise seven-day itineraries to Bermuda from New York starting October 24, 2021.
- Pleasure of America will provide seven-day Hawaii interisland voyages from Honolulu starting November 6, 2021.
- Norwegian Bliss will cruise from Los Angeles for seven-day Mexican Riviera voyages starting November 7, 2021.
- Norwegian Encore will provide seven-night itineraries from Miami to the Caribbean starting November 14, 2021.
- Norwegian Escape will cruise seven-day itineraries to the Caribbean from Orlando (Port Canaveral), Florida starting November 20, 2021.
- Norwegian Pearl will sail from Miami providing Panama Canal, Bahamas and Caribbean cruises starting December 23, 2021.
- Norwegian Jewel will provide Panama Canal cruises from Panama Metropolis and New York starting January 20, 2022.
- Norwegian Solar will sail a five-day Japan itinerary from Hong Kong starting January 28, 2022, earlier than crusing quite a lot of 11-day cruises from Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok.
- Norwegian Spirit will cruise 12-day Australia and New Zealand voyages from Sydney, and Auckland, New Zealand starting February 9, 2022.
As a result of beforehand disclosed lead time wanted to relaunch a vessel and so as to maximize the brief Alaska cruise season, the cruise line has made the choice to switch crew from Norwegian Pleasure to Alaska and has canceled itineraries aboard Norwegian Pleasure from Montego Bay, Jamaica from August 7 by October 9, 2021. As well as, sure sailings outdoors of those newly introduced voyages have been canceled. Impacted friends on voyages that won’t function might be notified accordingly.
Oceania Cruises has now introduced return to cruising plans for 4 of its six vessels. Friends on Oceania Cruises will expertise quite a few OceaniaNEXT enhancements from the primary crusing on board Marina when the road resumes operations in August with elevated eating experiences and repair ranges for friends. OceaniaNEXT enhancements will even debut aboard Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Riviera, and Sirena as every vessel returns to crusing.
- Riviera will resume its beforehand revealed voyage schedules from Istanbul starting on October 18, 2021 and sail a sequence of Mediterranean voyages previous to starting a winter 2021-2022 sequence of Caribbean voyages from Miami.
- Insignia will resume crusing with the December 21, 2021 Panama Canal voyage from Miami previous to embarking on a sold-out 180-day Round The World cruise from Los Angeles to New York.
- Sirena will begin sailings beginning with the January 22, 2022 Caribbean voyage from Miami to Panama Metropolis, Panama.
Together with immediately’s announcement, the cruise line has canceled all sailings as much as every ships’ respective restart date. Friends with impacted bookings might be contacted straight or by way of their Journey Advisor.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
With Seven Seas Splendor® already introduced to return in September, Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduced its resumption of crusing plan for the remainder of The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet™, which can see all 5 ships again exploring the oceans by February 2022. The cruise line intends to protect already revealed itineraries as a lot as attainable however has additionally introduced newly created sailings in Europe and the Caribbean for Seven Seas Explorer® and Seven Seas Voyager®. Together with immediately’s announcement, and whereas contemplating the worldwide well being surroundings, the cruise line has canceled all sailings as much as every ship’s respective restart date. Friends with impacted bookings might be contacted straight or by way of their Journey Advisor.
- Seven Seas Explorer will welcome again friends on October 16, 2021 crusing from Venice, Italy. She is going to full two revealed Mediterranean voyages earlier than crossing the Atlantic to Miami, Florida and, from November 15, 2021, sail an extra two revealed sailings within the Caribbean. The ship then begins a newly created winter Caribbean season that includes eight new sailings, beginning December 20, 2021 with a 14-night Southern Caribbean cruise. After a trans-Atlantic crossing, she is going to arrive again in Europe on April 10, 2022, crusing three extra newly created Mediterranean itineraries earlier than embarking on her revealed 2022 European summer time season on Might 14.
- Seven Seas Mariner® will return to crusing on a printed December 18, 2021 itinerary, cruising from Miami, Florida to San Francisco, California the place she is going to start an epic World Cruise on January 5, 2022.
- Seven Seas Navigator’s® resumption will start January 6, 2022 from Miami, Florida along with her revealed 2022 Southern Caribbean winter sailings, which embrace a number of round-trip Barbados voyages.
- Seven Seas Voyager returns with 5 new Mediterranean voyages, the primary from Barcelona, Spain on February 15, 2022, earlier than commencing her revealed 2022 European summer time season itineraries exploring the Mediterranean and Northern Europe from April 15, 2022.
The Firm continues to anticipate a phased-in strategy to reintroducing further vessels whereas making an allowance for the general public well being surroundings, world journey restrictions, regulatory restrictions and port availability, amongst different issues. All voyages will function with the Firm’s complete SailSAFE™ well being and security protocols which had been developed with main public well being and scientific consultants together with the Wholesome Sail Panel and the SailSAFE International Well being and Wellness Council. The Firm’s SailSAFE protocols might be constantly evaluated and modified with the most recent science and know-how.
About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) is a number one world cruise firm which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises manufacturers. With a mixed fleet of 28 ships with roughly 60,000 berths, these manufacturers provide itineraries to greater than 490 locations worldwide. The Firm has 9 further ships scheduled for supply by 2027, comprising roughly 24,000 berths.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. established its SailSAFE well being and security program in response to the distinctive challenges of the COVID-19 world pandemic to guard friends, crew and communities visited. SailSAFE is a sturdy and complete well being and security technique with new and enhanced protocols to create a number of layers of safety towards COVID-19. This science-backed plan for a secure and wholesome return to cruising was developed together with a various group of worldwide acknowledged consultants and might be constantly improved and refined utilizing the most effective accessible science and know-how. For extra data on the SailSAFE well being and security program please go to http://www.nclhltd.com/Health-and-Safety.
In regards to the SailSAFE International Well being and Wellness Council
The SailSAFE International Well being and Wellness Council (“Council”) was established by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to supply skilled recommendation on the implementation, compliance with and steady enchancment of the Firm’s SailSAFE well being and security program. The Council will complement the work of the Wholesome Sail Panel and constantly consider and determine methods to enhance well being and security requirements after cruise voyages resume, using the most effective applied sciences and knowledge accessible. The Council is cross-functional, various and extensively skilled, comprised of six consultants on the forefront of their fields and led by Chairman of the Council, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration.
In regards to the Wholesome Sail Panel
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. in collaboration with Royal Caribbean Group established the Wholesome Sail Panel (“HSP”), a bunch of 11 main consultants to assist inform the cruise trade within the growth of latest and enhanced cruise well being and security requirements in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The HSP, co-chaired by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration and Governor Mike Leavitt, former Secretary of the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Providers, consists of worldwide acknowledged consultants from varied disciplines, together with public well being, infectious illness, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations. The panel’s work, together with detailed suggestions throughout 5 key areas of focus, is informing the Firm’s well being and security protocols and has been extensively shared with the cruise trade and open to every other trade that might profit from the HSP’s scientific and medical insights.
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