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Rebecca Kelly and Matt Lebbern (Princess Cruises)

Princess Cruises Cancels Cruises but Protects Commission for Agents

Cruise - 16th May 2020 - 9:30am


Due to reduced flights, the closure of cruise ports and other factors impacting travel, Princess Cruises has taken the difficult decision to cancel select cruises through the end of the 2020 summer season.

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Valerie Murphy and Shaun Lyons (Celebrity Cruises)

Royal Caribbean Group Introduces ‘Lift & Shift’

Cruise - 15th May 2020 - 4:30pm


Royal Caribbean Group extends ‘Cruise with Confidence’ and introduces ‘Best Price Guarantee’ and a new ‘Lift & Shift’ to benefit customers and support travel agents.


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Jo Rzymowska (VP & MD EMEA, Celebrity Cruises) and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo (Celebrity Cruises CEO)

Royal Caribbean’s Online Platform to Support the Trade

Cruise - 24th April 2020 - 3:30pm


Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara & Silversea Cruises have launched a new online hub ‘RCL Cares’ to support Irish trade Partners.

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Rebecca Kelly and Matt Lebbern (Princess Cruises)

Princess Protects Travel Agent Commissions

Cruise - 24th April 2020 - 2:30pm


Princess Cruises all cruise departures up to and including June 30, 2020.

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Alana Byrne and Erica Oglesby (MSC Cruises)

MSC Cruises Halts Operations to 29 May 2020

Cruise - 10th April 2020 - 11:00am


MSC Cruises has decided to further extend the halting of all its new cruise departures fleet-wide through to 29 May

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Team RCI Ireland

RCI Group Extends Cruise with Confidence Policy until Sep 1st

Cruise - 10th April 2020 - 10:00am


Royal Caribbean Group is extending its Cruise with Confidence cancellation policy through September 1, 2020.

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Tom Maher (Trade Sales Manager Ireland JMG Cruises) with Don Shearer (

JMG Cruise & Cruise and Maritime Voyages Announcement

Cruise - 21st March 2020 - 11:00am


Cruise operations suspended until 24 April 2020.

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Antonio Paradiso (MSC Managing Director UK & Ireland) with Gianni Onorato (MSC CEO)

MSC Pauses Cruise Operations until End of April 2020

Cruise - 20th March 2020 - 3:40pm


MSC Cruises has halted all its new cruise embarkations fleet-wide through to 30 April in connection with the extraordinary circumstances the world is currently facing in connection with the COVID-19 virus.

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MSC out at sea

Working Together to Get Through This

Cruise - 20th March 2020 - 11:40am


We came across this great update on social media on MSC Cruises Fan Club - Unofficial stating that The MSC Divina was refused permission to dock in several ports due to the outbreak despite no reported cases onboard.

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Rebecca Kelly and Tony Roberts (VP Princess Cruise UK & Europe)

Princess Cruises Will Be Back!

Cruise - 20th March 2020 - 11:10am


Sky Princess, one of the 18 ships in Princess Cruises' fleet, sends a WeWillBeBack message via its balcony cabins.

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