Norwegian Sun will complete her first season of cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral, Florida with the last sailing on September 3, 2018. Then, she moves to Miami for select sailings then repositioning to South America for her fall-winter season, officials announced for the company. Continue reading →
The winter storm Grayson brought some changes to cruise ship schedules.
The monster storm hit the US East Coast during the first week of January. Although no cruise ports are closed at this time, the storm impacted a few cruise ship itineraries.
The biggest issue with cruise ship sailings was in New York City. Cunard’s Queen Mary was forced to remain in New York for an extra day on its transatlantic crossing to Southampton.
Another ship impacted by Grayson is Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway. The ship was scheduled to end its seven-night Bahamas and Florida sailing early on Friday, January 5. However, it came into port a few hours later in the day.
Hurricane Irma cancels cruises, ships return early. Port Canaveral closes Saturday.
Florida faces the ‘most catastrophic storm’ it has ever seen in the coming hours as Hurricane Irma prepares to unleash tornadoes, a 15ft sea surge, flooding and 130mph winds.
Irma caused widespread cruise cancellations. The cruise ship companies Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and Norwegian had to cancel cruises or change itineraries because of the hurricane. All the cruise lines have offered either reimbursement or credit towards future cruises for travelers affected by the last-minute change. Continue reading →