At least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks — some still suffering from COVID-19 — three months after the industry shut down.
Cruising, that once cherished but now widely-maligned pastime, is quietly making its comeback.
Here are 10 things that the cruise industry should consider as it embarks on a path to recovery.
Dozens of cruise ships are still stuck at sea, clustered in groups in the Caribbean, the Atlantic Ocean and the South China Sea, tracking sites show.
The Sapphire Coast town of Eden needs cruise ships to return after COVID-19.
Scenic Group, which owns the luxury expedition yacht Scenic Eclipse, has begun construction on its second vessel, Eclipse II in Croatia.
For Spanish traveller Carlos Paya, being on an around-the-globe luxury cruise while the rest of world scurried into their homes for fear of the COVID-19 pandemic was beyond surreal.
Are we setting up the Ruby Princess to sail into a perfect storm?
Relieved Australian cruise passengers flown home from Uruguay might care to reflect on another humanitarian act nearly 50 years ago.
The NSW state government is under pressure to transfer the Ruby Princess and its crew to Circular Quay.
They’ve become the modern-day Mary Celestes: port-less and unloved ghost ships filled with abandoned crews and passengers.
Where's our duty of care, let alone moral obligation, for innocent, hapless cruise passengers?