Afraid to cruise? Not at all, say fans who are causing ‘an explosion of bookings’

Outbreaks, port refusals, travelers stuck onboard. Cruise ships dominated the news in early 2020 for all the wrong reasons. Some people predicted the industry would never recover.

But cruising fans say: That’s ancient history.

“Given a choice, we would be living on the cruise ship for the remainder of our lives,” said Singaporean Peter Lim.

Those troubles from 2020 are “not of any concern,” he said. “We are all vaccinated [and] take and observe personal health protocols.”

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