The parent company of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea paused all operations amid the global Covid-19 pandemic on March 13th.
The decision follows approval from Italy, flag state of its fleet, of new safety measures in place onboard. The first trips from Kiel will start on September 6th.
MSC Cruises announced today that flagship MSC Grandiosa and MSC Magnifica will resume operations in the Mediterranean starting from August 16th and 29th respectively.
A total of 37 crew members and 16 guests have now tested positive for Covid-19 onboard MS Roald Amundsen, according to figures from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Norwegian Cruise Line saw revenue fall to just $16.9 million in the three months to June 30th, as the sector came to a virtual standstill during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cruise Lines International Association has announced that its ocean-going members have agreed to suspend United States cruise operations until at least October 31st.
Adapting to changing travel preferences in a post-Covid-19 era, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has added a self-drive option to its 2021 cruises in France.
MSC Cruises chief executive, Gianni Onorato, has revealed details of a comprehensive health and safety protocol designed to get line back into the water.
The vessels - Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration - are among a total of 13 ships currently being removed from the fleet as the company battles back from the Covid-19 shutdown.
The British cruise line had earlier anticipated taking delivery of the ship in July, with the date pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hurtigruten has temporarily suspends all expedition sailings on MS Roald Amundsen, MS Fridtjof Nansen and MS Spitsbergen until further notice.
An outbreak of Covid-19 on a Hurtigruten cruise ship in Tromsø, Norway, is likely to cause further unease among passengers as the industry seeks to rebuild confidence.