The recovery plans of the Carnival group continue and indeed accelerate, which announces its intention to put 75% of its fleet back into the sea, amounting to a total of 63 ships operational by the end of the year. The brand is naturally also included in the plans of the company Costa which, after returning to activity last May with itineraries along the Italian and Greek coasts, is now aiming to expand the range of its operations also to Portugal and Turkey, for a total of seven units at sea by the deadline of 2021.
For the rest, the almost namesake brand Carnival Cruise Line has already restarted with three units in the US, but the intentions are to reach 15 before the end of October, and then to restart the entire fleet by December.
Princess Cruises It will resume operations this weekend with cruises to Alaska, followed later this month by some itineraries in the UK and then in the autumn by San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale for tours along the Californian coast, Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Always next weekend, and always in Alaska, it will also reactivate Holland America Line. The brand will then continue with cruises in Greece from August, as well as in Italy and Spain from September. For the autumn, itineraries in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico and California are expected to resume, for a total of six ships in operation by the end of the year.
Already active Seabourn, with two vessels sailing in Greece and Barbados. A third ship should therefore leave for Antarctica in November.
The resumption of operations of Aida Cruises to the Canary Islands. These itineraries were then followed in May by tours in Greece and Germany, with further cruises that are also about to depart from Spain, Italy, Malta, Holland and the Persian Gulf between the end of July and December, for a total of nine ships at sea by the last month of the year.
It has restarted as well P&O Cruises in June, with a series of trips around the British coast. Plans are now to expand the offering further in September with tours in the Mediterranean, along the Atlantic coasts and the Caribbean, for a total of nine units active by December.
Cunard finally, it will resume operations in August with a cruise to the United Kingdom, followed by itineraries in Spain. A second ship is then expected to depart in November for a combination of transatlantic and Caribbean voyages.