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.
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
Azamara has debuted what it is branding the largest selection of pre- and post-voyage land programs in the cruise industry. As of today, the destination-focused brand offers a total of over 1,700 land program offerings, which complement its immersive voyages.
Azamara Club Cruises has announced the three officers of its new ship, Azamara Pursuit, which will join the fleet in August 2018. Senior captain Carl Smith and cruise director Tony Markey, both from the UK, will join hotel director Ryszard Gusmann from Poland to lead a crew of around 400.
Sister ships Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest have made a rare appearance together in Barcelona. It is the first time the ships have met for the first time in almost four years.
Azamara Club Cruises has introduced a voyage visiting Havana, Cuba. The Azamara Quest will do a Miami, Florida roundtrip departing in March 2017 for a 13-night Hemingway Hideaways voyage in the Caribbean, making Azamara one of the first American luxury cruise lines to visit Havana.
Azamara Club Cruises has announced the expansion of its UK team, following the successful establishment of its UK business. The newest addition to the company is Jennifer Wright who joins as business development manager and will be committed to growing Azamara UK’s MICE and charter business, brand partnerships, and managing a selection of boutique and niche trade partners.
Departing Freeport, Bahamas for Miami, Azamara Journey has been outfitted with new venues, public spaces and technologies to bring fresh services and amenities to guests. This vessel is the first of Azamara Club Cruises’ two ships to undergo planned upgrades. “There is no area on the ship that has not been touched,” said Larry Pimentel, president of Azamara Club Cruises.