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Aida Cruises to return to operation next month

Aida Cruises to return to operation next month

In a rare moment of good news for the cruise sector, Aida will begin sailing operations next month. Following an industry-wide pause in operations in mid-March, three of its ships will restart sailing in August.

FCO advises against all cruise ship travel

FCO advises against all cruise ship travel

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against all cruise ship travel. This is due to the ongoing pandemic and is based on medical advice from Public Health England, the government body said.

Hurtigruten to offer UK sailings in September

Hurtigruten to offer UK sailings in September

MS Roald Amundsen will embark on a series of short break expedition cruises in UK waters in September. Hurtigruten will thus become the first expedition cruise line to depart from a UK port since the country entered coronavirus lockdown in March.

Carnival Cruise Line delays Mardi Grad debut

Carnival Cruise Line delays Mardi Grad debut

Carnival Cruise Line has delayed the debut of Mardi Gras until 2021. Set to become the first LNG-powered ship to operate in the western hemisphere, itineraries had been planned from November 14th.

DFDS to reopen to holidaymakers this week

DFDS to reopen to holidaymakers this week

The company, which has continued to operate its Dover to Calais, Dover to Dunkirk and Newhaven to Dieppe services during lockdown, reopens the routes to tourists from Friday.