Monday, January 18, 2021

Tag: What U.S. Cruise Lines Are Up Against. And No Bailout Money

What U.S. Cruise Lines Are Up Against. And No Bailout Money

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street:

Their megaships turned from a revenue-generating asset into an expensive-to-maintain nightmare.

On February 1, 2020, a passenger from Hong Kong who had recently disembarked from the cruise ship Diamond Princess tested positive for Covid-19. This initiated a nightmarish experience for the ship passengers and crew, including 712 confirmed infections out of the 3,711 people aboard; it has tragically claimed 12 lives so far.