Crystal Cruises has announced a plan to require all passengers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before they take a voyage on their ships — and passengers will have to provide proof.
“The company has voluntarily paused operations through May 2021 for its River fleet, into June for its Ocean ships, through August 1 for Crystal Espirit and through August for Crystal Endeavor, allowing most travelers sufficient time to get fully vaccinated before Crystal’s resumption of sailing,” the company said in a statement.
The company said it hopes by the time it resumes operations, vaccines will be widely available to Americans.
“We are encouraged by the progress being made with the COVID-19 vaccines and what this means for our Crystal Family and the travel industry as a whole as we eagerly look forward to exploring the world again,” said Crystal’s interim president and CEO, Jack Anderson.
The company says it offers “the world-renowned Crystal Experience …