Carnival Corp. Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said China might be among the first areas where cruise lines start sailing again as the coronavirus pandemic eases.
It’s logical for China to be among the first regions to restart sailing because it is starting to open up to some types of social gathering, Donald said Thursday on a conference call with journalists.
Rival Royal Caribbean Cruises on Thursday extended its halt through June 11.
Before the pandemic, China had been an important source of growth for Carnival. It had expected to base 5% of its fleet there in 2020.
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