The world’s most important cruise organization has started cancelling subsequent year’s trips in a fresh blow to an marketplace devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Former FTSE a hundred cruise operator Carnival blamed border restrictions and the “continued uncertainty of airline travel” for axing Princess Cruises sailings in early 2021.
Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president, claimed: “We share in the disappointment of this cancellation for visitors of our world cruises.”
The cancellations comply with an announcement by Cunard, also owned by Carnival, that solutions will be suspended right up until March subsequent year.
All sailings have been cancelled for Queen Elizabeth right up until Mar 25, Queen Mary two right up until Apr 18, and Queen Victoria right up until Might sixteen, Cunard claimed.
Shares in Carnival, also shown on the New York inventory exchange, have plunged about fears that the Miami-headquartered organization faces a lengthy road to recovery in the wake of the pandemic.