Carnival Cruise Line has outlined its plan to phase in a resumption in our North American service this summer, beginning on 1 August with a total of eight ships from Miami, Port Canaveral and Galveston.
Carnival confirmed that its ongoing pause in operations will be extended in all other North American and Australian markets through 31 August 2020.
The key elements of this plan include:
All North American cruises from June 27 to July 31 will be cancelled.
Beginning 1 August, Carnival plan to resume cruises on the following ships:
Galveston: Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista
Miami: Carnival Horizon, Carnival Magic and Carnival Sensation
Port Canaveral: Carnival Breeze and Carnival Elation.
All Carnival Spirit Alaskan cruises from Seattle will be cancelled, as well as the Carnival Spirit Vancouver-Honolulu cruise on 25 September and the Honolulu-Brisbane transpacific cruise on 6 October.
All Carnival Splendor cruises in Australia from 19 June to 31 August 2020 will be cancelled.
A spokesperson for Carnival, said: “Any resumption of cruise operations – whenever that may be – is fully dependent on our continued efforts in cooperation with federal, state, local and international government officials. In our continued support of public health efforts, any return to service will also include whatever enhanced operational protocols and social gathering guidelines that are in place at the time of the resumption of cruise operations.
“We are committed to supporting all public health efforts to manage the COVID-19 situation and will continue to keep our guests informed.”