Norwegian Cruise stock surges after plan submitted to CDC to resume US cruises in July

Published Apr 05 2021 at 12:40 PM GMT
  • Shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd surged 3 9% in premarket trading Monday, after the cruise operator said it sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlining its plan to resume US cruise operations in July.
  • The company said its plan includes the requirement that its guests and crew be fully vaccinated, as well as strict health and safety protocols.
  • "Norwegian trusts and is optimistic the CDC will agree that mandatory vaccination requirements eliminate the need for the [Conditional Sailing Order] and therefore requests for the lifting of the order for Norwegian's vessels, allowing them to cruise from US ports starting July 4," Norwegian said in a statement.
  • Shares of other cruise operators also rallied ahead of Monday's open, as Royal Caribbean Group's stock jumped 2 5% and Carnival Corp.'s stock climbed 2 8%, while futures for the S&P 500 tacked on 0 6%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move.
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  • Published Apr 5, 2021 12:40 PM GMT