P&O Cruises has prolonged its pause in operations till November 12th.
On the similar time, the Carnival Company-owned line has cancelled two lengthy itineraries on account of depart in January.
A Caribbean and South America cruise onboard Aurora has been cancelled, together with an around the globe journey on Arcadia.
The road blamed the choice on recommendation from the Overseas & Commonwealth Workplace warning towards abroad cruise journeys.
P&O Cruises president, Paul Ludlow, mentioned: “It’s clear that whereas the steerage is in place it’s not advisable for us to renew operations.
“Given long-term planning, mixed with the complexity and size of those long-haul itineraries and evolving border restrictions, we have to make sure that we adhere to the steerage because it stands.
“I do know that these January cruises, specifically, are holidays of a lifetime and we’re so sorry for the frustration that these cancellations will trigger.”
Friends booked on the cancelled cruises will routinely obtain an enhanced 125 per cent future cruise credit score or alternatively can fill within the web site type for a refund.
On the similar time, Seabourn introduced as we speak that it’s going to cancel upcoming voyages for 3 cruise ships in its fleet as part of its pause in international operations.
The announcement applies to Seabourn Encore, which won’t sail once more earlier than November fifth, and Seabourn Ovation, which is out of motion till December 20th.
Seabourn Sojourn may even pause operations till Could 24th subsequent yr.
The Carnival-owned model had beforehand introduced a pause in its international operations till November 20th.
The choice to cancel extra voyages is a proactive motion to cope with the circumstances persevering with to evolve from the worldwide response to the Covid-19 state of affairs, the road mentioned.
“We’ve got been saying for a while that our resumption of service will come progressively, and this motion displays that dialogue.
“The well being, security and well-being of our visitors, crew and the individuals in locations we go to stay a high precedence,” mentioned Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn.
“Like many who watch the journey trade, we’re inspired by the indicators rising around the globe that time to journey’s progress towards return.
“When our professional science and medical advisors and our locations help the power to renew journey on Seabourn, we’ll be prepared.”
In some excellent news for the sector, nevertheless, Costa Cruises is planning to restart its operations from Italian ports progressively on September sixth.
The choice follows the approval from the Italian authorities for the resumption of cruises – which may even see Aida return to operations.
The primary ship to set sail will likely be Costa Deliziosa, on September sixth, providing weekly cruises from Trieste to find essentially the most stunning locations in Greece.
She will likely be adopted by Costa Diadema, on September 19th, working seven-day cruises in western Mediterranean from Genoa to expertise the perfect of Italy and Malta.
Additional particulars on potential Costa Deliziosa and Costa Diadema itineraries will likely be introduced within the coming days, with various sailings anticipated in September.
Nonetheless, all different vessels will stay in port till at the very least the tip of subsequent month.