MIAMI -- Celebrity
Cruises canceled the June 3 sailing of the Summit and shortened its
May 27 cruise by one day in order to make a repair to the ships
The canceled and
altered cruises are expected to negatively impact parent company
Royal Caribbean Cruises second-quarter earnings by $.04 to $.05 per
The Summit, which is
sailing in Alaska during the summer season, will enter drydock on
June 2 to replace a radial-bearing unit showing premature wear on
the ships starboard propulsion system. It is expected to return to
service June 10.
Passengers on the
altered May 27 sailing will receive a $300 per cabin onboard
credit, reimbursement of airline change fees or hotel expenses up
to $100 per person as well as a 25% discount on a future cruise.
Passengers on the canceled June 3 sailing will receive a full
refund, plus a free future seven-day North America-based Celebrity
commissions are protected and agents will receive a $50 per-cabin
rebooking fee. A special help desk to assist agents and guests is
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