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A growing number of ocean and river cruise lines have suspended all operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions around the world.
The shutdowns, which come after two months of altered itineraries, cancelled cruises and port closures, are part of the cruise industry's efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus and to keep passengers, crew and communities safe and healthy.
See also for updated info: "Cruise Lines Modify Cancellation Policies For Better Flexibility at CruiseCritic"

Azamara has announced a a new two-part promotion, "Double Upgrade + Double Points," focused on added benefits for future guests, as well as members of Azamara Circle — the rebranded loyalty program. The new promo goes live on Sept. 1
The offer applies to voyages setting sail March 20, 2021 – April 11, 2022, with some exclusions. The longer-lasting "Double Upgrade" option provides guests with the opportunity to book a Veranda (balcony) stateroom at an Interior stateroom price, a Veranda Plus stateroom (a balcony stateroom with select amenities included) at an Oceanview stateroom price, or a Club Continent Suite at a Veranda stateroom price.
As an enhancement to the "Double Upgrade" option, "Double Upgrade PLUS Double Points" grants travelers not only the original offer, but also double loyalty points on select sailings. This offer is applicable to both Azamara Circle members as well as future guests who book before September 18, 2020.
Azamara Cruises

From Greenland to Greece and Iceland to Israel, five Holland America Line ships are set to explore the cultural kaleidoscope of Europe in 2021. The brand's collection of vessels crossing the pond includes Rotterdam, which is slated to debut at the height of the summer Europe season. Joining the fleet's new flagship will be Nieuw Statendam, Westerdam and Zuiderdam, putting two Pinnacle Class ships in the region. Zaandam heads to Europe on the popular "Voyage of the Vikings" itinerary in July.
From April through November, the five ships will offer itineraries ranging from seven to 35 days, as well as longer Collectors' Voyages up to 29 days. In addition to transatlantic crossings between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Europe, the ships will visit the Baltic, British Isles, French and Spanish rivieras, Iberian Peninsula, Mediterranean and Northern Europe including Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the North Cape.
Save Now, Cruise Later: Have it All sale
For a limited time, guests who book 2021 Europe cruises by Sept. 30, 2020, can receive up to $2,300 in amenities, including a free Signature Beverage Package, free gratuities, free Signature Dining Package and 50% reduced deposits, plus free WiFi for suites.
Prebook shore excursions and save 20% Guests who make their 2021 European cruise reservations now can take advantage of 20% off on shore excursions when prebooked by Sept. 23, 2020. With hundreds of tours to choose from, guests can find the perfect way to experience a port, whether it's an exclusive evening at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, a visit to Reykjavik's famous Blue Lagoon or witnessing the mysterious landscape of Giant's Causeway in Belfast.

Viking announced its new 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise, which will span 136 days, 27 countries and 56 ports, with overnight stays in 11 iconic cities. Setting sail on December 24, 2021, from Fort Lauderdale, the itinerary will include three new ports of call for Viking, including Phillip Island and Eden, Australia, as well as Yangon, Myanmar.
Pricing for the 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise starts at $49,995 per person and 2022 World Cruise Horizons starts at $45,995 per person, based on double-occupancy. Both of Viking's new world cruise itineraries include Business Class international air, transfers to and from the ship, all gratuities and service fees, complimentary visa services, the Silver Spirits Beverage Package, and free luggage shipping services for embarkation.
Guests who book between now and September 30, 2020 will receive an additional $2,000 per person in shore excursion credit for any optional land programs and $1,000 per person in shipboard credit which can be used toward optional tours, spa services, onboard shops and beverages. Viking Explorer Society members who book the 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise or 2022 World Cruise Horizons through September 30, 2020 will receive an additional $1,000 in shipboard credit per person. Both voyages will also have a limited-time period with a reduced deposit at booking.
Viking Cruises

Victory Cruise Lines (VCL) has announced the all-new Risk-Free Booking Policy: Come Home to America in 2021. As part of the new offer, guests who book their 2021 voyages by September 30, 2020 can receive up to $1,400 in savings when they pay in full.
In addition, guests have the option to change or cancel their voyage up to 121 days prior to departure and receive a full, 100% refund. Per the offer's terms and conditions, the $250 administration fee associated with VCL brand cruise bookings will be waived for all 2021 bookings made prior to the September 30 expiration date and cancelled at least 121 days prior to departure. The policy is valid for future and existing 2021 cruise reservations, including group bookings, and is not valid for re-bookings from 2020 to 2021.
Victory Cruise Lines

Australia's Kimberley Cruise Specialists is offering Earlybird Savings of up to AU$4,400 per couple on 2022 Kimberley cruises aboard the newly-refurbishedReef Prince.
Departing from the Northern Territory capital of Darwin between March and September 2022, these 11-day expeditions cruise Western Australia's Kimberley Coast to the pearling town of Broome, taking in must-see icons including King George Falls and Montgomery Reef, King Cascades, ancient indigenous art and the world-renowned Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay.
Accommodating just 36 travellers, the stylishReef Princeoffers five grades of accommodation, including four highly sought-after State Class cabins. The itinerary includes daily excursions ashore to explore the Kimberley wilderness, in the company of expert local guides. Back on board, guests will savor the best of Western Australian dining, complemented by freshly-caught Kimberley seafood.
The Earlybird offer provides a 15% discount off normal cruise prices, when you book and deposit your 2022 Reef Prince Kimberley cruise before 30 September 2020. Earlybird prices start from AU$10,115 per person.
Kimberley Cruise Specialists

Holland America Line knows savvy travelers like to plan ahead and take advantage of a great offer, which is why the premium cruise line is extending its popular "Save Now, Cruise Later: Have it All" promotion that lets guests … have it all! Running now through Sept. 30, 2020, guests who book with the promotion receive free drinks, free gratuities, free specialty dining, free WiFi and more, making it the biggest offer Holland America Line has ever introduced.
With "Save Now, Cruise Later: Have it All," travelers who book Holiday 2020 through winter/spring 2022 cruises or Alaska Land+Sea Journeys (excluding Grand Voyages) by Sept. 30 receive a free Signature Beverage Package, free gratuities and a free Signature Dining Package, which includes one evening in both Pinnacle Grill and Canaletto specialty restaurants. Plus, suite guests also receive a free WiFi package, and all bookings are eligible for 50 percent reduced deposits.
Holland America Line

The inaugural cruise programme for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' new flagship Bolette has been unveiled, including a number of brand new itineraries and a series of UK cruises, with guests able to book from today.
Bolette's maiden voyage will be a seven-night 'Scotland & Northern Ireland' cruise, setting sail from Southampton on 5th March 2021. This will be followed by two further UK cruises before Bolette sets sail for the warmer climates of the Azores and Madeira over the Easter break. Bolette's inaugural programme will include itineraries previously scheduled for Boudicca, with a number of brand new sailings added, and will operate predominantly from the port of Dover. Guests who book onto any of Bolette's sailings for 2021 or 2022 by 30th September 2020 will enjoy FREE tips and up to £100 per person to spend on board.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Sailings for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' second new ship Borealis have gone on sale today, with the inaugural programme featuring a number of brand new itineraries setting sail from Liverpool in 2021. This follows the launch of Bolette – another new ship for the cruise line – which went on sale last week.
The ship will sail almost exclusively from Liverpool across the 2021 and 2022 programme, and will be taking on existing itineraries for Black Watch, which was retired from the fleet in August, as well as five brand new itineraries. Guests who book onto any of Borealis' sailings for 2021 or 2022 by 30th September 2020 will enjoy FREE tips and money to spend on board – up to £100 per person.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Hurtigruten, the world leader inexplorationtravel,has announced a special offer for all travel advisors to share with their clients. Between September 10 and October 31, 2020, select 2021 Alaska itineraries and 2021 and 2022 Expedition Norway and Antarctica itineraries, will be offered at a buy one, get one at 50% off using the code BOGOHO. The featured promotion applies only to the cruise portion of the package, including taxes, feed, and port expenses.
Travel advisors will be able to book this BOGOHO offer through the newly developed Hurtigruten Agent Portal.
Travelers can feel confident booking future travel thanks to Hurtigruten's Book With Confidence cancellation policy. Itineraries booked by October 31, 2020 may be cancelled for any reason in the future with a full refund – including the deposit – within 14 days of cancellation.

From Greenland to the High Arctic and east coast, our 2021 Arctic and Atlantic Canada season will be filled with excitement and adventure. We're proud to feature these exceptional destinations that are the heart and soul of Adventure Canada. You can rest assured that each itinerary is thoughtfully planned, drawing on over thirty years of experience and taking into account important contemporary topics.
Explore the Arctic and Atlantic Canada with modern-day Arctic explorers, scientists, and artists. View wildlife and learn about Inuit culture alongside local guides. 2021 is your opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and breathtaking parts of Canada!
Iceland to Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings, July 13—24, 2021
High Arctic Explorer, Aug. 5–16, 2021
Into the Northwest Passage, Aug. 16–Sept.1, 2021
Out of the Northwest Passage, Sep. 1–17, 2021
Greenland & Wild Labrador, Sept. 17–Oct. 1, 2021
Newfoundland Circumnavigation, Oct. 1–11, 2021
Book before October 31, 2020, and save 15% on 2021 Ocean Endeavour expeditions. Excluding Antarctica.
Adventure Canada

In keeping with the festivities that a new year brings, Poseidon Expeditions introduces its new 2021 Arctic and 2021-22 Antarctic seasonal adventure cruises aboard the 114-passenger Sea Spirit. A bonus for Poseidon's guests traveling in these newly announced seasons will be complimentary WiFi during their voyage.
Along with a full schedule of departure dates and rates, the company announces early booking discounts of 10 to 15 percent that can be applied on reservations made from now through Oct. 31, 2020, on the newly published programs. The Sea Spirit, in its seventh consecutive year as Poseidon's flagship, will bring guests in comfort to the waters of the Southern Ocean from late October to early March, and then to the high latitudes of the northern hemisphere – Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Greenland – from May through September.
Cruises of eight to 14 days in the summer of 2021 immerse travelers in programs to the Arctic's polar ice edge around the Svalbard Archipelago and into Franz Josef Land in the Russian High Arctic. Poseidon Expeditions continues to be the only company offering expedition cruises to Franz Josef Land directly from Svalbard, saving several days of sea cruising.
Poseidon Expeditions

Poseidon Expeditions Announces Summer 2021 Dates and Rates For Cruising to North Pole
Rates will not be increased to journey to the "Top of the World" with Poseidon Expeditions in the summer of 2021. Instead, rates will mirror those in 2020 for the same journey. Three departures are scheduled in July and August 2021 aboard the 128-passenger 50 Years of Victory, a nuclear-powered icebreaker.
The program began in 2001 and to date more than 4,600 polar adventurers have traveled north with Poseidon. Travel to 90ľ north latitude and the North Pole in 2021 will be on the following dates: July 10-22, July 21-Aug. 2, and Aug. 1-13.
Rates for these departures will mirror those for the summer of 2020. Early Bird discounted rates (for bookings confirmed before Oct. 31, 2020) start at $29,445 per person with the discount. In addition to not increasing prices from the 2020 season, Poseidon announced that gratuities for the crew and expedition team will now be included in the 2021 rates.
Poseidon Expeditions

Guests booking any 2021 French river cruise of eight days or longer will receive their choice of $1,500 savings per couple or $295 round trip air per person, while those booking the five-day Christmas sailing will receive $1,000 savings per couple or round trip air for just $695 per person. Additionally all guests booking a 2021 France sailing will receive all DiscoverMORE tours—a collection of special events that invite you to delve deep into the region—for free. All bookings include a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan, allowing guests to book with confidence in the event plans change. Offer is good on bookings made by October 31, 2020. Emerald Waterways

Adventure Canada is happy to announce that our Early Booking Bonus on 2021 European expeditions has been extended until October 31, 2020.
• Basque Country, June 3–12, 2021
• Scotland Slowly, June 14–24, 2021
• Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga, June 24–July 4, 2021
• Iceland Circumnavigation, July 4–13, 2021
• Iceland to Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings, July 13–24, 2021
Book before October 31, 2020 and save 15% on any of our 2021 European expeditions.
This promotion is combinable with our Solo Cabin Promotion, and League of Adventurers loyalty rewards program, and now you can add confidence to the mix with our new flexible booking policy.
Adventure Canada

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering travel agents the chance to WIN one of six cruises for two on board the company's new ships, Bolette and Borealis.
All travel agents need to do to qualify is register every new booking made onto Fred. Olsen's 2021, 2022 or 2023 cruise programmes, on any of the fleet – Balmoral, Braemar, Bolette or Borealis – between 1st September and 30th November 2020 inclusive.
The winning travel agents will join one of two cruises setting sail next year:
A seven-night cruise aboard Bolette, departing from Dover on 17th April 2021.
A five-night cruise aboard Borealis, departing from Liverpool on 29th April 2021.
Each new booking will act as a new entry into the draw, with no limit on the amount of entries that can be made. All bookings should be registered online via Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Travel Agent Centre by Friday, 4th December. The winners will be announced on Monday, 7th December.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

For the months of September, October and November, Riviera River Cruises is adding an extra incentive to book groups on its 2021 European river cruise departures. For each cabin booked, travel advisors will receive a $150 gift card and their clients will receive a $250 gift card.
Gift cards are in addition to normal group polices and perks like a free tour conductor bed for every 10 paying passengers.
Details of the group booking incentive:
Š Applies to new group bookings for 2021 cruises made between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30, 2020. Solo departures are excluded.
Š Travel advisor will receive $150 gift card per cabin booked.
Š Client will receive a $250 gift card per cabin booked.
Š Gift cards will be sent upon final payment.
Š Gift card promotion is in addition to normal group polices and perks.
Riviera Travel - River Cruises

Riviera River Cruises is now offering travel advisors an incentive for new bookings on holiday season cruises departing in December 2020. Travel advisors can receive a gift card valued at up to $250 for each cabin or suite booked on Riviera's Yuletide Markets, Christmas and New Year's cruises on Europe's Danube and Rhine Rivers. The incentive can be combined with all other Riviera promotions, meaning advisors and their clients can both benefit.
Details of the incentive:
Š Travel advisors will receive a gift card valued at $250 for each cabin or suite booked on a seven-night holiday cruise. These include the Christmas on the Blue Danube and Christmas on the Rhine River Cruises.
Š Advisors will receive a gift card valued at $150 for each cabin or suite booked on a four- or five-night holiday cruise. These include The Danube's Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets, Enchanting Rhine & Yuletide Markets, New Year on the Blue Danube and New Year on the Rhine River Cruises.
Š Available for all bookings made before cruise departure.
Š Gift cards will be sent to advisors when final payment is received.
Š Can be combined with all other promotions available from Riviera River Cruises, including the "Half Back" promotion available through July 31 (deposit reduced to $400 per cabin and returned as $400 shipboard credit on seven night-cruises; $250 shipboard credit on four- and five-night cruises).
Riviera Travel - River Cruises

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