Holland America made the decision this week to cancel the Mar. 13, Mar. 28, Apr. 11, and Apr. 25 departures of the Westerdam “due to uncertainty of ports accepting cruise ships in Asia.”
All 747 crew members and the remaining 781 guests onboard have tested negative for coronavirus.
“These are manageable risks,” said the executive director, warning that we need an approach that allows us to operate as a society while minimizing the risks.
The remaining 781 guests onboard Westerdam, who have been onboard since the ship departed Hong Kong on Feb. 1, have all tested negative for coronavirus.
With about two-thirds of those in attendance being consumers, the program is designed to help travel advisors reinforce their value with potential customers.
No longer reserved for just the kids, the Disney Fantasy offers up plenty that appeals to the adult and multigenerational markets.
Other guests are being tested for coronavirus before disembarking and heading home, with the first batch of 406 samples all testing negative.
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