The sailings out of Haifa port would have been the first for Royal Caribbean’s new ship ‘Odyssey of the Seas’ and had been meant to take advantage of a journey corridor being organize amongst Israel, Greece and Cyprus travellers vaccinated in direction of Covid-19 nonetheless is now cancelled as a result of unrest
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 12:27 PM IST
Cruise operator Royal Caribbean is cancelling a brand new line that had been scheduled to run from Israel to Greece and Cyprus from subsequent month, citing regional security issues.
The sailings out of Haifa port would have been the first for Royal Caribbean’s new ship “Odyssey of the Seas” and had been meant to take advantage of a journey corridor being organize among the many many three worldwide places for travellers vaccinated in direction of Covid-19.
“Because of the unrest in Israel and area, Odyssey has not been capable of full the preparations required,” the corporate talked about late on Saturday in what seemed to be a reference to stopping over Gaza and tensions on Israel’s border with Lebanon.
The ship will spend its inaugural season in Florida, the assertion talked about, together with that it “stays hopeful to return to this widespread vacation spot (Israel) with its ships sooner or later”.
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