Carnival Panorama heading to Manila Philippines to bring crew home

   April 22, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

In an effort to bring CCL-Carnival Cruise Line crew home safely, Carnival Panorama is en route to Asia.

The liner departed Los Angeles (San Pedro-Long Beach, California) and is on a nearly 3-week, 8200-mile voyage to Manila (Luzon Island, Philippines). Panorama is scheduled to arrive in Manila on May 8. CCL is using its vessels, under the direction of the CDC, to repatriate crew.

It is unclear if Carnival Panorama will stay in the Philippines until cruising resumes or if she returns directly to North America. The company has announced a return-to-cruise date of June 27.

Carnival Panorama cruise ship

The 27 ships of Carnival's fleet have been anchored at sea or docked at homeports since mid-March without passengers and carrying only staff-crew onboard.

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