Royal Caribbean today announced it had extended its suspension of sailing for its global fleet through June 11, 2020. The company said it plans to return to service on June 12, 2020, with some previously announced exceptions. These include Alaska and Canada/New England, where the company expects to begin operating on July 1, 2020. The company is providing guests on the affected sailings with a 125 percent Future Cruise Credit to re-book a new cruise by Dec. 31, 2021, for sailings departing on or before April 30, 2022.
New Zealand insurance companies will save about $100 million on payouts for motor vehicles alone during the lockdown because of the dramatic drop in driving during the pandemic.
Top executives at Auckland Council and its five major agencies have volunteered to take a 20 percent pay cut for six months, in response to COVID-19 pressures. The 20 percent cut will also be taken by the chairs of boards at Auckland Transport, ATEED, Panuku Development, Regional Facilities Auckland and Watercare.
Corona and Heineken beer, Jim Beam bourbon, Smirnoff vodka, and Bombay Sapphire gin are among the most popular alcohol items sold across the country during the coronavirus lockdown. West Auckland recorded an increase in Corona and Heineken sales at 10 West Liquor outlets since March 25, while Brewbound recorded a record sale of spirits from its nationwide online shop.
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