UK-based anti-extremism charity HOPE not hate has claimed victory in its campaign to get Norwegian Cruise Lines to cancel the upcoming Rebel Cruise that was scheduled to depart from Miami on November 12.
“We recently became aware that one of several affinity groups that booked space on an upcoming sailing was associated with and espoused views that are inconsistent with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings core values,” read a statement from Norwegian posted to HOPE not hate’s site Thursday morning. “The company has therefore exercised its right to cancel this group’s reservation and provide a full refund. As a matter of policy, the company neither discusses nor discloses the identities of our individual guests or groups.”
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