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Title: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 12, 2020, 09:12:37 pm
https://www.princess.com/news/notices_and_advisories/notices/global-ship-operations-pause.html

It's getting really serious now. To lay up 18 cruise ships for two months or more is a major decision.


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Bob Scott on March 12, 2020, 10:11:05 pm
The UK Govt’s advice that old people should not go on cruises could spell disaster for more than one operator. I am in my 70s and would not contemplate going on a cruise where there are hordes of kids on-board.


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 13, 2020, 01:38:16 pm
Viking Cruises too

https://www.businessinsider.com/viking-cruises-coronavirus-suspends-operations-industry-struggles-2020-3?r=US&IR=T


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 13, 2020, 02:08:38 pm
And Virgin

https://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/22586-virgin-postpones-debut-season.html?fbclid=IwAR2DvtrrvlaAuDDtQZcQaBgY-RKL_bMgIjT5mjTHobpZwm-Ruas9DIwrqYg


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Clive Harvey on March 13, 2020, 04:44:35 pm
. now Fred. Olsen too. Resuming cruise operations on the 23rd May.


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Pieter Inpyn on March 13, 2020, 06:33:45 pm
And CMV has cancelled now several cruises, including mine with MAGELLAN from Rotterdam to Gibraltar and the Canaries next week......


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Jens Boldt on March 13, 2020, 07:09:08 pm
Costa Crociere cancels all cruises until April 3rd, Tui Cruises has cancelled seven cruises...
(And for the first time in 300 years "Hamburger Fischmarkt" is cancelled, too!)

PS: Costa's subsidiary AIDA also cancels all cruises until the beginning of April...


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: ChasB46 on March 13, 2020, 09:37:32 pm
And Saga.


Title: Re: Princess Cruises halts all operations for 60 days
Post by: Robert J Smith on March 14, 2020, 12:42:29 pm
Including English version

https://www.cruisedeck.de/?s=