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Royal Caribbean pauses cruises on four ships

Royal Caribbean International has cancelled sailings on four ships because of the evolving Covid-19 situation.

In a statement, the cruise line said: “As a result of the ongoing Covid-related circumstances around the world, and in an abundance of caution, Royal Caribbean International is pausing operations for the following ships:

  • Vision of the Seas’ return to cruising is postponed until 7 March 2022
  • Serenade of the Seas sailings from 8 January – 5 March, returning after dry dock on 26 April 2022
  • Jewel of the Seas sailings from 9 January – 12 February, returning on 20 February 2022
  • Symphony of the Seas sailings from 8 January – 22 January, returning on 29 January 2022.”

The line added: “We regret having to cancel our guests’ long-awaited vacations and appreciate their loyalty and understanding.

“Our top priority is always the well-being of our guests, our crew and the communities we visit.”

More information can be found on the Royal Caribbean health and travel alerts centre.

Royal Caribbean recently revealed plans for its 2023 Europe deployment.

The line said it will have nine ships sailing in the region, visiting more than 25 countries, including Italy, Turkey, Greece, Israel, Spain and France.

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