Unfortunately the Seabourn 2021 World Cruise has been cancelled along with the sailings on the Seabourn Encore through November 25, 2020, the Seabourn Ovation through December 20, 2020 and the Seabourn Sojourn through May 24, 2021. The Seabourn Quest and Seabourn Odyssey are paused, as previously announced, through November 20, 2020. The Seabourn 2022 World
Based on all of the positive comments from my last two articles, I thought I would get more into the actual subject…and make it personal. (Mom and my kids: Read On!) So here we go! It seems like COVID-19 is showing up on many of the early startup cruises (SeaDream, Paul Gauguin, Uncruise and Hurtigruten).
I do not know how to fully express the outrage and anger throughout the cruise industry at the absolute irresponsible, profit-driven, conduct of Hurtigruten. What I can do is express mine not only for unbelievable damaging the cruise industry, but endangering the health of at least 387 passengers, 156 crew and who knows how many
“We have failed,” CEO Daniel Skjeldamn told a news conference. “I apologize strongly on behalf of the company.” Over the weekend, it was announced the Hurtigruten, the Norwegian shipping and cruise line, had an outbreak of COVID-19 on its ship, Roald Amundsen during its first and/or second cruise in Norway. As of this moment, there
I must preface this article: I am a big proponent of doing whatever is reasonable to stop or reduce the spread of COVID-19. But what I am fearful of, and what I am unfortunately seeing, is that draconian, over-the-top, and scientifically unsupported positions are undermining the this goal. People – both guests and crew –
Once again I see anti-cruise line headlines; this time by the Miami Herald stating that the cruise lines “refuse” to repatriate over fifty thousand cruise worldwide because it is “too expensive”. Once again, the article is, for the most part, accurate, but it does not really tell an accurate story or reflect what the headline
“If I knew then, what I will learn tomorrow!” For reason that I believe are based upon prejudice/bias, lack of information, the need for sexy headlines, and even ego (among other things), there have been, and will continue be, an improper attack on the cruise industry; including a singular shift of responsibilities from individuals and
The World has been through many ordeals…many far worse than COVID-19.We will survive and eventually thrive, just like we always have. The past month has been an ordeal for many; some emotional, some financial, some both. And we have made it through it not really knowing how – or even at times why – we
While you are engaged in Social Spacing/Social Distancing:Keep Yourself Dreaming!(Yes, I took this photo on a Safari in Kenya – A Travel Idea?) The past three weeks have been chaotic to say the least. And with those having travel plans, it has been – for many – nothing short of an emotional and logistical ordeal.
This is not a political article.This is not a sales pitch.This is an attempt to interject some sanity and rational thought to a viral situation that, other than to a small minority, should not really impact the lives of billions (that’s right: billions) of people. There is a battle going on regarding the coronavirus known