Three cruise lines have detailed their re-entry into service following the COVID-19 pandemic, signaling a stepped introduction back to regular cruising while keeping operations close to home.
Carnival Cruise Line has rolled out its plan to start North American service this summer, beginning on August 1 with a total of eight ships from Miami, Port Canaveral and Galveston.
Galveston: Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista.
Miami: Carnival Horizon, Carnival Magic and Carnival Sensation.
Port Canaveral: Carnival Breeze and Carnival Elation.
Should it be safe to set sail, Marella Cruises will commence its summer 2020 program in July 2020, with three of its five ships sailing.
The Marella Explorer will set sail from Corfu, the Marella Explorer 2 from the UK and the Marella Discovery from Palma all as originally planned.
The Marella Discovery 2 will start sailings in winter 2020 and will no longer operate from Naples for the summer 2020 season. The Marella Dream will no longer sail from Palma this season as she will resume sailing in summer 2021.
The Marella Celebration will be retired from the fleet, as previously announced.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced an update to its sailing schedule.
Sailings will resume onboard Grand Celebration on June 13 and onboard Grand Classica on July 10, according to a press release. Both ships sail from Palm Beach to the Bahamas.
Source: Cruise Industry News