Cruise News Ebola Concerns Have Cruise Lines Canceling Ports in West Africa

Ebola Concerns Have Cruise Lines Canceling Ports in West Africa

Ebola concerns have led several cruise lines to make changes to itineraries to avoid ports in West Africa.

So far Holland America, Seabourn, Regent Seven Seas, and Fred. Olson have canceled ports stops in West Africa where areas may be affected with Ebola.  The cruise lines are avoiding any areas that could be infected with the virus.

The ms Rotterdam, which will sail a 35 night African Exporer cruise departing on November 15, has canceled port stops in Ghana, Gambia, and Senegal.  The stops are being replaced with an overnights in Cape Town and Cape Verde, and a stop in Tangier, Morocco.

Liberia, Guinea, and Siera Leone, the areas that are hardest hit with the Ebola outbreak, do not have any cruise ships scheduled to visit. Cruise Fever will continue to monitor the Ebola outbreaks in Africa and will have all updates to cruise itineraries if and when they are affected.

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Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian, and other major cruise lines currently do not have cruise ships in areas that are affected by with Ebola.

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