Coronavirus: will a Hong Kong cruise to nowhere sink or swim? Launch of sea packages draws mixed response

Pandemic-battered cruise ship companies and travel agents have jumped straight into action after the Hong Kong government revealed plans to allow voyages to nowhere in the summer but the initial response from travellers was mixed.

Officials on Wednesday announced the roll-out of high seas voyages without port visits in late July, and operators such as Royal Caribbean Cruises and Genting Cruise Lines started cooperating with travel agents on a string of offerings.

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