During the first week of January, several trips aboard four Royal Caribbean ships were canceled, leaving some ships unable to travel until well into spring. The cruise line cited the cause of the pause as the current circumstances related to COVID-19 around the world and noted that the cancellations were made out of caution. All passengers who book trips will receive an automatic full refund, which will be returned to the same payment method provided at the time of booking, as well as an additional credit for a future cruise. The contacts came back negative, but the cruise ship will return to the Kai Tak cruise terminal in Hong Kong on January 1.Last week, Norwegian Cruise Line also canceled cruises on eight of its ships, including a ship that was forced to return to port after an epidemic of COVID-19 cases on board.
The cruise company canceled trips on its ships Serenade of the Seas, Symphony of the Seas and Jewel of the Seas starting last weekend, according to the cruise line. January 5 (Reuters) - Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line canceled their trips on Wednesday amid growing fears of coronavirus infections related to Omicron, which have slowed the incipient recovery of the cruise industry devastated by the pandemic. Olsen, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean International and Windstar: they will cancel upcoming cruises on several ships.