coronavirus österreich, We apologize for any inconvenience caused and we thank you in advance for your kind understanding and support in light of these unforeseen circumstances, company officials said in a statement, per Cruise Critic. Star Cruises would like to reiterate that it maintains the highest preventative hygiene and sanitation standards on board its fleet and is committed to safeguarding the health of all guests and crew. Meanwhile, although the Norwegian Cruise Line reportedly has not canceled the Norwegian Jade's sailing from Hong Kong on Jan. 30, according to the Miami Herald, the company has introduced non-touch temperature screenings for passengers departing from Chinese ports. Guests with a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or higher will not be allowed to board, while passengers traveling from Wuhan or who have been in the now-quarantined city within the last 30 days will also be denied boarding, according to Cruise Critic.
coronavirus österreich - Spokespeople for Star Cruises and Norwegian were not immediately available to offer further comment on the news. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS On Tuesday, the U.S. State Department raised its travel advisory from a Level 2 (Exercise Increased Caution) to a Level 3 (Reconsider Travel), citing the “novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China.” The State Department has further issued a Level 4 advisory (Do Not Travel) for the entire Hubei province, the capital of which is Wuhan.
coronavirus österreich, The CDC’s Level 3 warning to travelers also urges people to “avoid all non-essential travel to China.” Royal Caribbean's Spectrum of the Seas. The cruise's Jan. 27 and Jan. 31 sailings from Shanghai have been canceled due to the outbreak. (Royal Caribbean) Earlier this week, five other cruise companies have canceled scheduled departures from China amid the ongoing outbreak. Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises, Genting Cruise Lines and Astro Ocean Cruises have all suspended various trips through the region, as officials expand efforts to contain the viral disease in the Wuhan area.
coronavirus österreich - On Monday, Royal Caribbean spokesperson Jonathon Fishman confirmed to Fox News that the Jan. 27 and Jan. 31 sailings of the Spectrum of the Seas ship from Shanghai have been canceled due to the outbreak. Fishman explained that the Spectrum of the Seas is currently the cruise line’s only ship with a home port in China. “We are working with our guests to provide full refunds for the cancellation. The health and safety of our guests and crew is our primary concern, and we continue to work with the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control, and government health authorities to monitor the situation,” Fishman said.
coronavirus österreich - Likewise, the Switzerland-based MSC Cruises called off the Jan. 28 departure of the MSC Splendida ship from Shanghai, a spokesperson for the cruise line told Fox News. Guests booked on the now-canceled cruise can either receive a full refund for their cruise ticket and port charges, or rebook another cruise this year and receive additional onboard credit. The Switzerland-based MSC Cruises called off the Jan. 28 departure of the MSC Splendida ship, pictured. (iStock) CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER