“A large, floating Petri dish:” that’s how a reader referred to cruise ships last week, which was a particularly bad week for cruises. The new coronavirus which sprung from
Passengers on the Diamond Princess were stuck off the coast of
Holland America Line’s MS Westerdam finally docked in
Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas ship was delayed in
Confidence in cruising may be taking a hit, but whether that translates to depressed sales remains to be seen, though stock prices of cruise lines have all tumbled.
“Cruisers are cruisers,” said
Cruise lines are hoping to bolster business amid the public relations nightmare by offering deals. Norwegian Cruise Line’s website declares, “Biggest sale of the decade.”
No word about sterilizing rubbing alcohol.
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