The CDC’s “no sail order” has left about 100 cruise ships in the Atlantic, Pacific or Gulf of Mexico idle, either in port or wallowing at anchor. USA TODAY
Royal Caribbean is extending its sailing suspension through July 31, Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, revealed on the cruise line’s parent company’s first-quarter earnings call Wednesday.
“The only exception to the suspension will be China operations,” Bayley noted.
The company isn’t sure what sailing will look like when ships resume their scheduled itineraries.
Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which owns and operates Royal Caribbean International along with a few other subsidiaries, said the public is eager to