20 May 2020
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), een toonaangevende wereldwijde cruisemaatschappij met merken Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises en Regent Seven Seas Cruises, verlengt de eerder aangekondigde annulering van cruises met reizen tussen 1 juli en 31 juli 2020 voor alle cruisemerken.
De verlenging van de tijdelijke annulering draagt bij aan de inspanningen over de hele wereld om de verspreiding van COVID-19 in te dammen. NCLH blijft samenwerken met de Amerikaanse Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), de federale overheid en wereldwijde gezondheidsorganisaties om alle nodige voorzorgsmaatregelen te nemen om de gezondheid en veiligheid van gasten, bemanning en gemeenschappen die zij bezoeken te waarborgen.
Gasten die tussen 1 juli en 31 juli met Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises of Regent Seven Seas Cruises zouden cruisen worden verzocht contact op te nemen met de cruisemaatschappij of organisatie waar zij hebben geboekt voor meer informatie.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) is een toonaangevende wereldwijde cruisemaatschappij die de merken Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises en Regent Seven Seas Cruises exploiteert. Met een vloot van in totaal 28 schepen met ongeveer 59.150 bedden bieden deze merken vaarroutes naar meer dan 490 bestemmingen wereldwijd. Tussen nu en 2027 zal het NCLH de vloot uitbreiden met nog negen schepen.
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