Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Disney, and dozens of other cruise lines won’t sail out of the US until at least October 31
- An industry group of roughly 60 cruise lines announced on Wednesday that they won’t sail from US ports until October 31 at the earliest.
- This extension from an earlier September 15 date comes amid multiple outbreaks of the coronavirus aboard cruise ships worldwide that recently began sailing.
- The cruise industry has taken a huge economic hit as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and this further extension will magnify the impact, but it’s almost certain to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
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Some of the most well-known cruise lines in the world won’t be sailing out of the US any time soon.
An industry group of nearly 60 cruise lines announced on Wednesday that cruise companies including Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Disney cruises would be waiting until at least October 31 before setting sail from US cruise ports.
The sail date extension from September 15 to October 31 comes amid multiple outbreaks of the coronavirus aboard some of the first cruises to set sail since the pandemic forced closures across the industry. Two cruise ships in Europe and one in the South Pacific have experienced coronavirus outbreaks. This included Norway’s …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]