Why cruise line safety by testing alone is impossible

Why cruise line safety by testing alone is impossible

es Cruise line safety during COVID-19 without requiring face masks and other protocols is a pipe dream It was a Mission Impossible — cruise line safety by testing alone. On Saturday, November 7, the SeaDream I set sail from Barbados as the first cruise ship sailing...
Can passengers have cruise line safety during the pandemic?

Can passengers have cruise line safety during the pandemic?

Cruise ships can sail in U.S. waters again, but with pandemic infections soaring can they have cruise line safety? Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lifted their cruise industry “no-sail” order. Cruise ships can sail in U.S. waters for...
Healthy Sail report fails to protect cruiser safety

Healthy Sail report fails to protect cruiser safety

The cruise industry “Healthy Sail” recommendations fall short of what’s essential to restart their ships. The Healthy Sail Panel is a group of public health experts. Their recommendations influence the restart of the cruise industry, which has been...
Can you take a pandemic cruise without sizable risks?

Can you take a pandemic cruise without sizable risks?

Small ships have started with pandemic cruise efforts again. Already passengers and crew are testing positive for COVID-19. The question cruisers must ask today is, “Can I take a pandemic cruise without a sizeable risk to my health?” I understand the attraction of...
Can passengers have cruise line safety during the pandemic?

Why the EU cruise health guide is remarkably flawed

EU cruise health guide for the cruise industry, while seemingly comprehensive, is seriously flawed  On June 30, the European Union issued its 49-page guide for cruise lines to restart the industry as the EU reopens its economy. The EU Cruise Health Guide is...