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Norwegian Cruise Line cancels voyages on 8 ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has announced the cancellation of voyages on eight ships, citing ongoing travel restrictions.

 A Norwegian Getaway cruise set to embark on a nine-day Caribbean itinerary was canceled due to COVID related circumstances”.

Cancellations of cruises on Norwegian Sky, Pride of America, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Star, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Spirit were also announced on Wednesday.

Guests booked on affected sailings will receive automatic full refunds plus a certificate valid for a future cruise.

The cruise line has a vaccination requirement for 100% of guests and crew and requires pre-embarkation testing for everyone.

Other cruise lines

The cancellations come as an increasing number of cruises have been affected as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus sweeps the world.

More than 3,000 cruise passengers were awaiting coronavirus testing in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning after nine people onboard Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas were identified as close contacts of a positive Covid case.

Meanwhile, the CDC has advised people to avoid cruises due to the risk involved of contracting the variant onboard.


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