Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
has extended its suspension of cruise voyages by another month, through Dec. 31, signaling the challenges of quickly resuming operations for the entire industry.
Monday’s announcement by Norwegian comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that it was lifting its no-sail order for U.S. ports as of Oct. 31. The agency said it was taking “a phased approach to resuming cruise ship passenger operations in U.S. waters.”
Norwegian shares (ticker: NCLH) were down 7.4% in early trading, at $15 and change, as the broader market was up sharply.
Even though the CDC gave the cruise industry the green light, it attached some