'Turning into a nightmare': Norwegian cancels sailing mid-cruise, passengers to be stuck on board for days

'Turning into a nightmare': Norwegian cancels sailing mid-cruise, passengers to be stuck on board for days

'Turning into a nightmare': Norwegian cancels sailing mid-cruise, passengers to be stuck on board for days Aimee Focaraccio boarded the Norwegian Gem on Sunday for her 10-day birthday cruise from New York. But the celebration ended Thursday when Norwegian let passengers know the cruise would be canceled due to COVID-related issues. By Friday evening, Focaraccio learned she was staring down several days at sea with no early return even though the cruise had been canceled. Focaraccio, who had spent the day in St. Maarten Friday, sent USA TODAY a recording of an onboard announcement. "We will arrive as per schedule on the 19th in the morning," a voice is heard on the recording, noting some bad weather was expected in the coming days. "Without the islands and ports to break …
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