More than a year after Covid-19 brought cruise ships to a standstill, there are clear signs that cruising could be making a comeback.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) signaled this month that cruises may resume by mid-summer — with restrictions — in a move cheered by operators and cruise lovers.
That follows months of mounting pressure from the industry, which claims it’s been unfairly treated due to coronavirus restrictions, prompting Carnival to consider relocating ships and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to sue.
Still, with government regulation and vaccination rollouts varying across the globe, seafarers have a lot to navigate. CNBC’s Global Traveler took a look…