While we believe that future navigation will be healthy and safe and that adequate protective measures will be taken, we also believe that caution should be exercised to ensure the best interests of our passengers and crew. As a result, we decided to further extend the outage of cruise lines at US ports until September 15. For the rest of the time, we will be able to negotiate with the CDC on the appropriate measures for the final resumption of cruise operations. CLIA.
However, cruise ships sailing from other parts of the world are not affected by the statement. Cruise companies in some European countries have been resuming their flights, such as the local cruise lines in Germany and France.
According to CLIA data, in 2018, the cruise industry provided more than 420000 jobs to the United States. In the United States, the stagnation of the cruise industry causes about $110 million in economic activity loss and 800 jobs loss every day.
For Australia, another big cruise industry country, another delay of cruise resumption will also bring huge losses.
Source: editor in charge of interface news: Zhang Mei_ NF2100