Princess Cruises has been named in a lawsuit after being accused of not informing passengers when the coronavirus outbreak began.
Reports have recently surfaced where it is said that passengers on board the Ruby Princess have reportedly filed a class-action lawsuit against Carnival in Australia.
An estimated 30 million passengers are transported on 272 cruise ships worldwide each year. Cruise ships bring diverse populations into proximity for many days, facilitating transmission of respiratory illness.
Princess Cruises confirms that the Embassies of Canada, Australia and Hong Kong are coordinating the collection and transport of their respective citizens (guests and crew) via charter flights.
These cases are from Australia (four), Canada (one), England (one), Japan (45), Philippines (three), Ukraine (one) and USA (eleven).
Princess Cruises can confirm the nationalities of the 41 people who were tested positive for Coronavirus are from Argentina (one); Australia (five); Canada (five), Japan (21); United Kingdom (one) and United States (eight).
Princess Cruises can confirm that the first phase of health screening of all guests and crew onboard Diamond Princess, by the Japanese Ministry of Health, has been completed.
Sky Princess, the fourth Royal Princess class ship built by Fincantieri for Princess Cruises, was delivered at the Monfalcone shipyard at the presence of the Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance Laura Castelli
The fastest-growing international premium cruise line also announced the largest inaugural launch program ever with worldwide itineraries offered onboard Discovery Princess to Europe, the Caribbean, South America, Mexico and the California Coast for the 2021/2022 cruise season.