Cruises were a dubious proposition before coronavirus, but now they’re in far worse shape. That’s understandable, given the worldwide pandemic that has had some passengers trapped on ships for weeks. Almost everywhere cruise lines look these days, the news isn’t good.
The government of Thailand has denied a Dutch-based cruise ship entry to its ports over coronavirus fears, despite the fact that no one on board has any signs of the illness that has killed at least 1,018 people and sickened over 43,000 globally.
The arms race that is mega cruise ship design ticks one minute closer to midnight on the doomsday clock of obscenity as Norwegian Cruise Lines has revealed its next luxury ship will include the world’s first two-level floating race track.