Cruise Line International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise trade industry association, has released a statement and precaution guidelines in response to the recent Zika Virus outbreak (see below or click here). All Intercruises employees must read these guidelines immediately.
CLIA and cruise line public health professionals are in close contact with public health authorities regarding Zika virus and remain vigilant about the health and well-being of passengers and crew.
As with any trip, whether by land, air or sea, travellers should check with public health authorities to be informed regarding health matters at the destinations they will visit, and exercise appropriate precautions. We appreciate the CDC’s efforts to inform and provide guidance to the U.S. public and the travel industry.
Cruise lines are committed to the safety of passengers and crews. Should a passenger want to know more about Zika virus, the following sources are available, along with recommended precautions.