Azamara has become the latest line to delay its return to operation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. No trips will now depart before June 30th.
Orlando Ashford’s appointment follows his five-plus year role as president of Holland America Line where he successfully rejuvenated the brand.
Following a full-ship renovation, investors Sycamore Partners said the fourth ship in the fleet is scheduled to sail for its inaugural season in Europe in 2022.
The cruise line said the all cash deal with Sycamore Partners would allow it to focus on core operations after almost a year out of the water following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Royal Caribbean International will see the majority of its ships docked until at least April 30th, with only Spectrum of the Seas expected to return earlier, at the end of February.
The move comes as the cruise giant continues to work with the United States Centres for Disease Control & Prevention and governments around the world toward a safe return to cruising.
The line now hopes to return to service on March 20th, with Azamara Quest sailing her originally scheduled 12-night Spain country-intensive voyage.
RCL Cares offers information ranging from wellbeing support for families to links to UK government and ABTA advice to businesses, trade FAQs and contact details for sales support teams.
Azamara Club Cruises chief executive Larry Pimentel has resigned from the company as owner Royal Caribbean announces sweeping job cuts.
In light of the developing Covid-19 pandemic, the cruise line – which also operates Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea Cruises – has scrapped all sailings until May 12th.
Richard Twynam will leave Azamara in a shakeup of management at the luxury cruise line. He will hand over to Patrice Willoughby, newly appointed managing director, international, at the company.
Azamara has refreshed its brand and launched what it is calling the most comprehensive pre- and post-tour offering in the cruise industry. Here chief executive, Larry Pimentel, speaks to Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, about a product he argues has the potential to revolutionise the sector