The Briefing on Cruise
The latest news, trends and data from the cruise industry
News in Numbers
"A huge amount of time and effort has gone into this work and the new documents, which are fully supported by the sector, is a testament to the commitment of all concerned to protect the health and wellbeing of cruisers, seafarers and the public. We are not talking about restarting the sector tomorrow, but it is a vital first step in the process to get cruises sailing again when conditions allow and government guidance changes.”
"We encourage governments and relevant national and local authorities to designate all seafarers and marine personnel within their jurisdiction (not only nationals) as key workers providing an essential service and to remove any barriers to crew changes. We further encourage the cruise industry and Governments to continue their efforts to enable the safe resumption of cruise operations."