Carnival Cruise Line was inundated with bookings final week after they introduced that they’d return to the excessive seas after months of coronavirus lockdown.
Cruise Planners, an organization that books cruises on the world’s largest cruise ship line, stated bookings shot up by 600% after they introduced that cruises would start August 1. The spike is a 200% improve over the identical time interval final yr.
The journey firm advised TMZ that these reserving the cruises had been “not a bit involved about touring at the moment” as a result of many stated they had been wholesome and searching ahead to having enjoyable after being in lockdown for months.
Outbreaks of COVID-19 aboard cruise ships earlier this yr was an early signal that the pandemic was raging uncontrolled.
However the firm has cautioned that there’s no assure they’ll be capable to stick with their desired begin date.
“We’re taking a measured method, specializing in the potential for crusing from a choose variety of homeports the place we now have extra important operations which can be simply accessible by automotive for almost all of our visitors,” Carnival Cruise Line stated in a press assertion final week. “We proceed to work with numerous authorities companies, together with the CDC, as we introduce new onboard protocols, however there isn’t a assurance of a return on August 1.”