P&O Cruises has introduced it’s extending its pause in operations throughout Australia and New Zealand to October 29th response to the present impression of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sture Myrmell, P&O Cruises president, stated whereas everybody hoped sailings would resume finally, it had change into more and more clear that extra time was wanted for society to reinstate many modes of journey and neighborhood gatherings.
“The trail to society reopening totally is constant to evolve – and cruising will return when science and public well being align, and folks once more really feel snug to fulfill.
“With this in thoughts, we’ve reviewed the present finish date of our pause in cruise operations,” Myrmell stated.
“We’ll proceed to make use of this time to liaise with authorities, public well being specialists and others within the trade to develop enhanced public well being measures for when the time is correct to renew crusing.
“That is by far essentially the most difficult time the journey sector has ever skilled.
“Nevertheless, like so a lot of our loyal friends and companions, we sit up for higher instances forward after we can cruise once more.”
In Australia, P&O Cruises will lengthen its pause in operations to October 29th – an additional 42 days to what had beforehand been introduced.
Nevertheless, in New Zealand, the model is not going to return till not less than early 2021.