US – Carnival cruise lines updates guests that they will have more Itinerary Cancellations due to COVID-19, and has been officially down for more than a year.
Carnival cruise line cancelled all cruises in February of 2020 after a outbreak on cruise’s of COVID-19. Now it looks to cancel more until possibly April 2021.
The company will also move the inaugural sailing of Mardi Gras until April 24, 2021, a new ship in the fleet. It will be the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ship in the Americas, and feature BOLT, the first roller coaster at sea. Carnival will take delivery of the ship from the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland later this month and eventually sail to the U.S. and meet the requirements of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
“We apologize to our guests but we must continue to take a thoughtful, deliberate and measured approach as we map out our return to operations in 2021,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. “Our commitment to the health and safety of our guests, crew and the communities we visit is at the forefront of our decisions and operations.”
Carnival has cancelled cruse trip about every 3 months since pandemic, and could cancel more come spring.