Empress of the Seas, which departed
Cruisers who boarded the ship got a letter in their staterooms detailing the change of plans and asking passengers to sign a card that the line is also dropping off for people in the
Following prior storms, Royal has used ships on rerouted or cancelled sailings to carry aid to the
Royal, like other major cruise lines, has a private island in the
More help is also on the way.
According to photos from passengers, the Disney Dream anchored off
The company is also covering the shipping costs for partner
Tourism is the lifeblood of
"We have been in close communication with government officials throughout the weekend and stand ready to provide humanitarian and economic assistance," Duffy said. "Our focus will be on the priorities as established by government and emergency relief officials."
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