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Branson invests US$250m to sustain Virgin Group

Branson invests US$250m to sustain Virgin Group

Entrepreneur Richard Branson is set to invest US$250 million into the Virgin Group as the company battles the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. “This is the most significant crisis the world has experienced in my lifetime,” said Branson.

TUI River Cruises postpones European debut

TUI River Cruises postpones European debut

The launch of TUI River Cruises has been postponed, with all sailings cancelled until May 2nd. The first public voyages were due to depart on March 29th, with itineraries on a number of European waterways.

Princess Cruises to suspend sailings for 60 days

Princess Cruises to suspend sailings for 60 days

Princess Cruises will pause the global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months from today. In response to the unpredictable circumstances evolving from the global spread of Covid-19, sailings are not expected to resume until May 10th.

Viking suspends all cruises until May

Viking suspends all cruises until May

The announcement was made in a video by Viking chairman Torstein Hagen. Addressing guests, he said the safety of 10,000 staff and half a million annual passengers was the top priority.