Singapore 'cruises to nowhere' plan sparks virus fears
Singapore 'cruises to nowhere' plan sparks virus fears

Singapore hopes to start “cruises to nowhere” in a bid to revive its coronavirus-hit tourism industry, but critics warned Monday against a risky move that could spark Covid-19 outbreaks.The global cruise industry has largely ground to halt due to virus-related travel restrictions, and following a series of outbreaks on packed vessels.But the tourism board in Singapore, a key port and transport hub in Asia, is holding talks with cruise lines on putting on voyages that depart from and return to the city-state.Officials will put in place “appropriate measures that will enable cruises to resume in…

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