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Ocean cruise lines continue to cancel sailings and extend their operations pause to comply with the CDC’s Conditional Sailing Order. Here are the latest on expected restart dates. Cruise lines are listed in alphabetical order. 

Last updated March 16.


Carnival Cruise Line | Celebrity Cruises | Celestyal Cruises | Crystal Cruises | Cunard Line | | Disney Cruise Line | Holland America Line | MSC Cruises | Princess Cruises | Norwegian Cruise Line | Oceania Cruises | Ponant | Royal Caribbean International | Regent Seven Sea Cruises | Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection | Seabourn | Silversea | Virgin Voyages | Windstar Cruises


Carnival Cruise Line extended its operations pause from U.S. ports through May 31. It canceled European itineraries for the
Carnival Legend, which were to operate from May  October, and moved the launch
date for the Mardi Gras from Port Canaveral, Fla., to May 29.

Celebrity Cruises: Parent company Royal Caribbean Groupextended its sailings suspension through May 31 for its
three brands, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea.

Celestyal Cruises plans to resume operations May 29 from Piraeus, Greece, with seven-night cruises on the Celestyal Crystal. The company had previously planned to start at the end of April.

Crystal Cruises The line’s two ocean cruise ships, the Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, are suspended through June. All sailing on its Crystal Esprit yacht are canceled
through Aug. 1.

Cunard Line extended its operations pause, citing ongoing travel constraints across the world, on the Queen Mary 2 through May 28 and the Queen Elizabeth through June 4. Departures on the Queen Victoria are still scheduled to resume May 17.

Disney Cruise Line extended its operations pause through May. The line canceled sailings on the Disney Dream until June 5, the
Disney Wonder through July 8, the Disney Fantasy until June 3, and, citing the likelihood that international borders will remain closed “for an extended period of time,” canceled Europe sailings on the Disney Magic through Aug. 10. The line also canceled
many scheduled sailings that are longer than seven days to comply with CDC rules. Note: This entry was corrected March 10 to update cancellation dates for the Disney Fantasy.

Holland America Line has suspended Europe cruises of seven days or more through June 30. The line had previously extended
its operations pause for all departures through April 30, including Alaska, Mexican Riviera, Pacific coast, Caribbean, Mediterranean and Canada/New England departures. The cancellations include Alaska cruises on the Koningsdam through mid-May and the Eurodam, Oosterdam and
Zuiderdam through early June; the Mediterranean through early June on the Volendam and the Westerdam; and the Zaandam’s Canada/New England itineraries through August.  Holland America Line canceled cruises of eight days or longer that call in the U.S. through Nov. 1, as well as some longer cruises in other parts
of the world through mid-April.

MSC Cruises extended its operations pause through April 30 on its four ships based in Florida: the MSC Seaside,  MSC Divina, MSC Meraviglia and
MSC Armonia.

Princess Cruises canceled cruises from Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Rome through June 30, affecting sailings to the Caribbean,
the California Coast, Mexico and the Mediterranean. The line had previously suspended cruises through May 14 on sailings in the Caribbean, the California coast, early Alaska sailings and Europe cruises, and canceled through November all itineraries
that touch U.S. ports and are more than seven days. The line also canceled all cruises in and out of Japan through June 25, citing uncertainty around travel restrictions.

Norwegian Cruise Line: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising on its three
brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30. 

Oceania Cruises: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising on its three brands, Norwegian
Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30. 

Ponant will resume sailing in New Zealand waters for locals only in February. The line sailings resume across Europe in June.

Royal Caribbean International: Parent company Royal Caribbean Groupextended its sailings
suspension through May 31 for its three brands, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea, except for Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, which is sailing from Singapore, and the Odyssey of the Seas, set to launch in May from Israel. Azamara, whose acquisition by private equity firm Sycamore Partners is expected to close during
the first quarter of this year, has paused operations through June 30.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. extended the suspension of cruising
on its three brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June 30.  

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection rescheduled the inaugural cruise on its first ship, the Evrima, from April
to July 24. The ship will sail from Venice to Athens.

Seabourn has canceled all Europe cruises until at least July 3.

Silversea: Parent company Royal Caribbean Groupextended its sailings suspension through May 31 for its three brands, Royal Caribbean
International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea.

Virgin Voyages has suspended all sailings on its first ship, the Scarlet Lady, through June 30. The ship had been scheduled to sail May 9 from Miami. The Valiant Lady, the line’s second ship, will launch from Miami on Nov. 14.

Windstar Cruises postponed its sailings until June. The Wind Spirit will debut June 10 in Tahiti; the Star Breeze June 19 in the
Caribbean; the Wind Star June 19 in the Mediterranean;  the Wind Surf June 29 in the Mediterranean; the Star Legend July 4 in the Mediterranean; and the Star Pride July 14 from Dover, England.  

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