Cruise ships are considered to be the fastest growing sector of the Tourism Industry with Billions being generated to help the economy's growth and create impact to the world, given its diverse multicultural employment. The Cruise Ship Industry had been Resilient throughout the pandemic, from taking care of their crew repatriation, to maximizing time spent in dock for improvement and maintenance and to ensuring passenger health protocol. This Industry is considered to be well planned and organized with events planned three years in advance. Given the current fluctuating Covid19 test result, the industry has made it possible to return and offer their services again. With Various Health Protocols being observed in different Nations and Government, the said Industry had been able to create an opportunity to facilitate guidelines that will allow them to maneuver back to the seas. Amended procedure was created to give emphasis on the crews and passenger welfare. Diversification leads the marketing strategy in offering travel plans to the new and loyal passenger. The purpose of the study is to understand the impact of Covid19 to the Cruising Industry and how it navigates through the pandemic. Also, to identify the possible courses of action taken to withstand the aggravating weather resulting in its renewed embarkation.
Enrique Antonio S. Perez "All Aboard: Cruise Ship Industry Resilience Against COVID-19 Pandemic" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 5 Issue 1 2021 Page 239-243
Enrique Antonio S. Perez "All Aboard: Cruise Ship Industry Resilience Against COVID-19 Pandemic" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 5(1)