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Norwegian cancels all remaining 2020 cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) announced on Monday that it has cancelled all of its December 2020 cruises

NCLH, which also owns Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, made the announcement a few days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) opened the door for cruises to conditionally restart.

Norwegian cancels all cruises through November 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line announced on Monday it has cancelled all of its cruises through November 2020, and a few other ships will not sail until at least April 2021.

NCL posted an update on its website that it has decided to extend its voluntary suspension of all cruises through November 2020.

In addition, cruises on three ships are cancelled through the end of March 2021:

Norwegian Cruise Line opens new Winter 2022-2023 cruises for sale

Norwegian Cruise Line announced on Thursday new sailings guests can book for 13 cruise ships during the Winter 2022-2023 cruise season.

NCL is offering members of its customer loyalty program an exclusive limited-time offer of 15% off cruise fares plus Bonus Latitudes Points for Latitudes Members. 

NCL Encore St John

NCL Cancellation Policy: Can I Get a Refund for My Norwegian Cruise?

Update, 11/13/2020: On October 31, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention allowed its no-sail order to expire and issued a conditional sailing framework, to which all ships must adhere in order to resume cruising. Since that time, Norwegian Cruise Line has suspended all sailings through the end of 2020. This directly affects the line's Peace of Mind policy.

NCL: No new cruise cancellations

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings informed travel partners that it has no additional cancellations to announce.

If you believe in the saying "no news is good news", then NCLH's non-announcement should be taken as a good sign.

In a statement to travel advisor partners, NCLH shared, "We committed to sharing additional known suspensions at the end of each month and in August there were no further voyage suspensions to announce. We continue to evaluate the situation and will provide updates as soon as possible."

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NCL Escape Nassau

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Norwegian Cruise Line reports wider-than-expected second quarter loss

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. reported its second quarter earnings with a net loss was $715.2 million, or $2.99 a share, after net income of $240.2 million, or $1.11 a share, in the year-ago period.

Revenue decreased to $16.9 million from $1.66 billion, as passenger ticket revenue declined 98.8% to $13.8 million and onboard and other revenue sank 99.4% to $3.1 million.

Norwegian cancels all cruises through October 2020 because of coronavirus

Norwegian Cruise Line announced on Wednesday it has extended its global cruise suspension through the end of October 2020.

This means it has cancelled all of its cruises on Norwegian Cruise Line, and sister brands Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, until November 1, 2020.

Guests who had cruises booked that are now cancelled are entitled to a few compensation offers:

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678 Ocean Place on NCL's Norwegian Bliss (source: NCL)

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