Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the Athens-based cruise company, Celestyal Cruises, informed that will cancel its cruise operations until 1st of May 2020 to avoid the spread of the disease.
In fact, this decision came following the Greek government’s restrictions and the increased amount of cruises’ cancellations.
The company is suspending sailings between 14th March and 30th April 2020 and plans to recommence from 1st May 2020, depending on the situation.
Every sector and every individual must be involved in the fight against COVID-19 and Celestyal Cruises is following this advice and that of health professionals and regulators around the world, and acting accordingly in order to reduce the risk of quarantine or medical detentions for guests and crew.
…the company noted in a statement.
In light of the situation, Viking also informed that it is suspending its river and ocean cruise operations until May, as a measure against the COVID-19 threat, while Princess Cruises from its side issued a statement informing that they’re halting operations for two months impacting voyages departing March 12 to May 10.