Carnival's Princess Cruises and Holland America extend cruise suspensions
Carnival Corp. said Tuesday that its Princess Cruises will extend the pause of its cruises sailing out of Seattle through June 27. And Carnival's Holland America Line said it was extending the pause of cruises to now include all June 2021 roundtrip sailings to Alaska from Seattle. "We continue to stay actively engaged in dialogue with authorities in Canada and the United States to understand what cruise opportunities may still exist in Alaska, knowing how important this market is not only to our brand, but to the communities and individuals who depend on our business," said Holland America Line President Gus Antorcha. The extended suspensions come after fellow cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said earlier Tuesday that it was extending the suspension of all of its cruises through June. Carnival's stock dropped 4.2% in afternoon trading and Norwegian shares shed 4.0%, while shares of fellow cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group slumped 5.2% and the S&P 500 edged up less than 0.1%.
Amusement park Corp. said Tuesday that its Princess Cruises will broaden the delay of its travels cruising out of Seattle through June 27. What's more, Carnival's Holland America Line said it was stretching out the respite of travels to now incorporate all June 2021 roundtrip sailings to Alaska from Seattle. "We keep on remaining effectively occupied with discourse with experts in Canada and the United States to comprehend what journey openings may in any case exist in Alaska, realizing how significant this market isn't just to our image, yet to the networks and people who rely upon our business," said Holland America Line President Gus Antorcha. The all-encompassing suspensions come after individual voyage administrator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said before Tuesday that it was broadening the suspension of the entirety of its travels through June. Festival's stock dropped 4.2% in evening time exchanging and Norwegian offers shed 4.0%, while portions of individual journey administrator Royal Caribbean Group drooped 5.2% and the S&P 500 edged up under 0.1%.