The Superstar Apex has not been allowed to make her scheduled name at Nassau, Bahamas on Friday, January 7. It comes because the cruise line says that authorities denied the vessel resulting from an “emergency resolution by native heal authorities.” Superstar Cruises despatched out a letter to visitors on the present crusing informing them of the cancellation.
It’s one other last-minute port cancellation for a cruise ship crusing within the Caribbean and the Bahamas. This time it’s Superstar Apex which has been denied entry to the Bahamas resulting from adjustments that nation made of their entry necessities for cruise ships. The vessel might be spending a day at sea as an alternative of visitors spending the day ashore in Nassau.
The letter despatched to visitors on the present crusing from Captain Panagiotis Skylogiannis, “Right now, the Bahamas has made a change of their entry necessities for cruise ship visits as a result of COVID-19 Omicron variant. Because of this emergency resolution by well being authorities, we might be changing our scheduled name to Nassau with a calming day at Sea. We are going to now proceed crusing in the direction of our closing vacation spot in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for disembarkation in Port Everglades this Saturday as scheduled.“
The Edge-class vessel is on a 5-day Bahamas Cruise crusing roundtrip from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale which departed on January 3. The vessel spent at some point at sea and a day in Puerto Plata, within the Dominican Republic, and can slowly make her method again to Fort Lauderdale the place she is anticipated to reach on Saturday, January 8.
Visitors who had shore excursions booked by way of the cruise line might be receiving a full refund to their onboard account. Visitors with outdoors preparations might want to contact their tour operators independently, though Superstar says they are going to be serving to by offering telephone strains.