SEATTLE, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seabourn, the world’s greatest extremely-luxury travel encounter, announced that it will voluntarily pause international operations of its five cruise ships for 30 days, setting up March 14, 2020. The determination is a voluntary response to the unpredictable situation evolving from the international unfold of COVID-19 and in an abundance of warning.

“In this unparalleled situation, we experience a pause is essential,” said Rick Meadows, President of Seabourn. “Through this action, it is our complete intention to convey to our attendees and the travel advisor community that we have the wellness and security of all who travel with us as a major priority. Our pause need to also reassure the hundreds of destinations we check out each individual yr that we want to be liable in our operations as we deliver travelers into their communities each individual time we check out.”

Current voyages that are underway will finish by March 22, 2020. Seabourn will be communicating these alterations with all booked attendees and their travel advisors.

Seabourn attendees on impacted voyages will get a a hundred twenty five% refund of the fare compensated in the sort of a upcoming cruise credit score, which can be applied toward any upcoming cruise by way of December 31, 2021. For attendees who do not decide to choose the a hundred twenty five% upcoming cruise credit score, a one hundred% refund of the fare compensated will be reimbursed to the first sort of payment.

Seabourn asks attendees not to simply call the Reservation Get in touch with Center due to the likelihood of high simply call volumes and the opportunity of long on-hold wait periods. Guests and their travel advisors will be sent communications on how to regulate cancellations and preferred compensation. Information and directions for requesting a refund will be available online at Seabourn.com.

For reservations or additional data about Seabourn, make sure you get hold of Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or check out www.seabourn.com.

About Seabourn:
Seabourn at the moment operates a fleet of 5 modern extremely-luxury ships and is a happy member of World’s Major Cruise Strains. The exclusive alliance also involves Carnival Cruise Strains, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises Uk, and P&O Cruises Australia. Seabourn is a brand of Carnival Company and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK). Seabourn is the formal cruise husband or wife of UNESCO Entire world Heritage under a multi-yr arrangement to aid boost sustainable tourism at Entire world Heritage websites all around the planet.

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Notes to Editors:
Seabourn is constantly ranked amid the world’s major travel options by experienced critics and the discerning viewers of prestigious travel publications this sort of as Departures, Vacation + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler.  Its elegant, unique cruising vacations are renowned for:

  • Personal ships with a private club ambiance
  • Intuitive, personalised support delivered by personnel passionate about exceeding attendees anticipations
  • Curated voyages to all 7 continents delivering award-profitable experiences
  • All ocean-entrance suites, luxuriously appointed
  • Complimentary high quality spirits and good wines offered on board at all periods
  • Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your tastes
  • Tipping is neither needed, nor envisioned
  • Finest resort at sea that is masterfully intended
  • Entire world-class eating, even more improved by way of a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller
  • All eating venues are complimentary, dine where, when and with whom you would like
  • Seabourn Discussions, connecting with visionary specialists
  • Ventures by Seabourn™, optional shore excursions, boost and increase your encounter in select destinations*^
  • Select purposeful and sustainable travel experiences as the Formal Cruise Husband or wife of UNESCO*
  • Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, that includes an exclusive mindful dwelling system*
  • An evening enjoyment encounter in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice†
  • Fully commited to environmental stewardship and sustainability

*Optional plans, for extra cost
^Accessible on Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Ovation
†Not offered on board Seabourn Enterprise

 

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Brian Badura, (206) 626-9158, [email protected]ourn.com, Natacha Tonissoo, Hawkins International Community Relations, (212) 255-6541, [email protected]