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This week, two members of the Florida congressional delegation--Republican U.S. Reps. Dan Webster and Neal Dunn--led a letter to key federal officials, including Dr. Anthony Fauci from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling...
“This unprecedented year-long lockdown of an entire industry by the federal government has directly harmed the State of Florida, its citizens, and their families, resulting in the loss of billions of dollars in economic activity,” the governor’s office noted.
“Our cruise lines have waited months for updated guidance from the CDC, while so many other industries were able to reopen safely. While the CDC finally released some updated guidance for this important industry, they still haven’t answered my call to provide the cruise line industry with a timeline of when they can begin sailing, which is urgently needed,” Scott said.
“The federal government has provided guidance to all other passenger transportation modes and other industries; however, it has failed to issue guidance for the cruise industry to assist in its recovery,” the governor’s office noted.
Florida Republicans Want Biden Administration to Issue Guidelines for Resumption of Cruise Industry Operations
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry has continued to face a “No Sail” order, even as many other industries safely returned to operations.