‘It was set to be a record year’: Great Lakes cruise operators buckle up for a rough season in wake of the pandemic

Victory II at DetroitMay typically marks the start of the season for cruise vacations on the Great Lakes, a burgeoning segment of the market that was shaping up to have a banner year in 2020. Until the pandemic turned the tourism industry on its head, buzz had been building about Great Lakes cruises — and so had business. (chicagotribune.com)