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  • Writer's pictureJason Leppert

Cruise Lines Alter Itineraries in Wake of Nice Attack

UPDATED with Viking River Cruises statement

Following the devastating truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice, France on Bastille Day, Cruise Critic is reporting that lines featuring the French Riviera city along the Cote d’Azur are modifying their plans.

Corporately, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is halting shore excursions in Nice and upping its security protocols in French ports as it applies to its Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands.

The company is quoted as saying, “We are providing support and assistance to our corporate team members, shipboard staff and guests with loved ones in and around Nice. Ships from the NCLH fleet were not operating tours to Nice at the time of the incident.”

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is altogether canc

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the post-cruise extension (July 6th departure of Lyon & Provence aboard Viking Delling) are accounted for and safe, and our itineraries in France are operating as scheduled. The safety and security of our guests and crew is always our top priority, and we will continue to work with our local partners and monitor the situation closely as the investigation develops.” One current pre-cruise extension has replaced Nice with Aix en Provence. “Should any additional itinerary modifications become necessary for upcoming cruises or extensions featuring Nice we will notify those guests directly.”

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