Orient Lines Delays Launch

CELEBRATION, Fla., November 19, 2008 – Orient Lines has announced that due to the current world economic climate, it shall delay the launch of its cruises currently scheduled to commence in April 2009.

Orient Lines’ President and CEO Wayne Heller stated that, “All guests that have booked a cruise with Orient Lines shall be given a full and prompt refund and, if requested, we will endeavor to offer them assistance with making alternate cruise vacation arrangements.”

Heller added, “Even though the launch of Orient Lines is delayed, we are exploring possible options to re-launch our cruise program at a more favorable time in the near future.”

For more information about Orient Lines, please call a travel agent, or Orient Lines directly toll free at (800) 333-7300or visit www.orientlines.com.