Cruise passenger booted from ship for breaking COVID protocol

Cruise lines should not messing round in terms of COVID-19.

A passenger on AIDA Cruises’ AIDAblu was not allowed again on the ship after violating COVID-19 protocols throughout a shore tour in Catania, Italy, on Tuesday, the cruise line instructed Fox Information.

A spokesperson for the cruise line stated the passenger broke its protocols towards the virus by leaving his journey group.

A passenger on AIDA Cruises’ AIDAblu was not allowed back on the ship after violating COVID-19 protocols during a shore excursion. (AIDA Cruises)

A passenger on AIDA Cruises’ AIDAblu was not allowed again on the ship after violating COVID-19 protocols throughout a shore tour. (AIDA Cruises)
(AIDA Cruises)

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“Our highest duty and prime priorities are compliance, environmental safety and the well being, security and well-being of our friends, crew, shoreside workers and the individuals and communities our ships go to,” the spokesperson stated by way of e-mail.

At present, friends on AIDA cruises are solely allowed to take part in shore excursions organized by the cruise line.

“All friends are made conscious of this protocol earlier than the cruise and once more earlier than their shore tour begins,” the spokesperson stated.

The CDC has issued a no-sail order for cruises in the U.S. through at least the end of October. (iStock)

The CDC has issued a no-sail order for cruises within the U.S. by way of at the least the tip of October. (iStock)
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AIDA helped the passenger discover a flight residence after he was barred from re-boarding the ship.

This was the primary cruise for AIDA because the coronavirus pandemic compelled the German cruise line to cancel voyages.

AIDA and Costa Cruises are the primary two Carnival Corp. cruise traces to return to cruising in Europe after their COVID-19 shutdowns.

AIDA and Costa Cruises are the first two Carnival Corp. cruise lines to return to cruising in Europe after their COVID-19 shutdowns. (Costa Cruises)

AIDA and Costa Cruises are the primary two Carnival Corp. cruise traces to return to cruising in Europe after their COVID-19 shutdowns. (Costa Cruises)
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A Carnival spokesperson stated this was the primary case of a passenger being blocked from returning to certainly one of its ships for breaking coronavirus protocols. However one other cruise line, MSC Cruises, stopped an entire household of 4 from reboarding a ship in August after they left an organized tour in Naples and TUI Cruises booted two passengers who left a gaggle to get beer in Greece, Cruise Critic reported.

The CDC has issued a no-sail order for cruises within the U.S. by way of at the least the tip of October. When cruises do resume within the U.S., passengers might must comply with comparable well being protocols.

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