Who’s Sailing This Summer and How Will It Work?
If you’re someone who loves cruises, this past year (and change) has likely felt torturous. For the past 15 months, cruises have essentially been cancelled — and with no clear end in sight.
The closures made complete sense. After all, at one point 17% of all COVID cases in the U.S. could be linked back to cruises.
Now, however, much of the country seems to be reopening and getting back to normal — or at least the “new normal.” Will cruises follow suit?
They already are.
Back in April, the CDC released a letter to the cruise industry saying that cruises could restart provided that 98% of the crew and 95% of the passengers were vaccinated. Then, in May, Royal