In a May 4th news release, Carnival Corporation announced they may operate Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista cruises from Galveston beginning August 1st.
A second release on the same day clarified the cruise line’s plans for resumed operations with the following statement. “Any resumption of cruise operations – whenever that may be – is fully dependent on our continued efforts in cooperation with federal, state, local and international government officials. In our continued support of public health efforts, any return to service will also include whatever enhanced operational protocols and social gathering guidelines that are in place at the time of the resumption of cruise operations. We are committed to supporting all public health efforts to manage the COVID-19 situation and will continue to keep our guests, travel agent partners and other stakeholders informed.”
Carnival has cancelled all North American cruises through July 31st.