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Norwegian Cruise Line expects to cruise again in 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line CEO: ‘We expect to sail sometime in 2020’

Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio commented publicly that he expects the cruise line to sail again in 2020.

Del Rio spoke to CNBC, where he said, "We expect to sail sometime in 2020. It would be irresponsible for me to give you a specific date because we still have to gain clearance from the CDC and other government agencies, but we’re working hard shoulder-to-shoulder with them to develop an enhanced protocol of every kind you can think of."

“We expect to sail sometime in 2020,” Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio

″[W]e believe that together we’ll be able to demonstrate to the CDC and other government officials that cruising is indeed safe and not all cruise lines are created equal,” Del Rio said looking to separate his company from Carnival’s woes. “We had a stellar performance when the outbreak first came out.”

The New York Times reports NCL spokeswoman Maria Elena Monasterios said on Monday that the company intended to “relaunch cruise operations” on July 1, though she declined to say where those cruises would take place.