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