Fathom was the first cruise line to make history as the first to return to regular roundtrips between the US and Cuba, but has now made its final call on the island nation.
With news that President Donald Trump is expected to stem the tide of US tourism to Cuba with his plans to announce a new policy regarding the destination, there is a very real possibility that the end of a whole new travel era may be ending before it even had a chance to fully pick up steam.
Instead of renewing the line’s license, Adonia is set to rejoin the P&O Cruises fleet after news that Carnival Corporation’s newest brand will be continuing only with ‘impact travel’ experience opportunities, instead of sustaining as a ship operator.
Historically though, Fathom and Adonia’s contribution to conveniently cruising Cuba is not all lost as back in May 2016, the brand was the first to re-open the route between Miami and Havana in over 50 years.
Cruisers wishing to make the most of the ban being lifted, however, should be aware that upcoming cruises to Cuba, as well as regularly running roundtrips, are likely to be on the chopping block if Trump’s new policy alters US citizens’ legal permissions to travel to the Caribbean stop.
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