Costa Cruises, Aida Cruises and Marella Cruises have all delayed the return of sailings in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The news follows the announcement that the line is cancelling all cruises up to June 30th and that after 15 years its ship, Marella Celebration, is to retire from the fleet early.
The ship is due to depart from Cadiz on March 27th before embarking on her first customer sailing around the Mediterranean, leaving from Palma, Majorca on April 2nd.
With the sixth ship in the Marella Cruises fleet taking to the water over the weekend, TUI chief executive Friedrich Joussen has made no secret of his ambitions for the sector. Speaking to the press on board the Marella Explorer, he here tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about the ship and what it will bring to the European cruise market.
Multi-platinum selling and award-winning recording artist Craig David has dazzled employees, suppliers and media at an exclusive ceremony to celebrate the launch of Marella Cruises’ newest ship, Marella Explorer, in Palma, Majorca.
Marella Explorer, the latest addition to the Marella Cruises fleet, is now on the blocks in Cadiz, Spain as the refurbishment process begins.
Marella Cruises has unveiled its summer 2019 programme. The move sees an array of exciting new developments for the UK’s third largest cruise line, including a new ship exclusively for adults, a new homeport, exciting new itineraries and all ships offering all-inclusive as standard from May 2019.
Marella Cruises has launched its first ever television advert. Scheduled to run for four weeks, it is designed to cement the new brand name among key audiences.