An internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: ReutersAn internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: Reuters
An internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: Reuters

No casino, spa or buffet, but cruises resume in Taiwan – with social distancing, and Covid-19 isolation wards at the ready

  • Gambling and pampering are out, as are buffets, and social distancing from fellow passengers is required, but the Explorer Dream is sailing again in Taiwan
  • ‘I don’t worry about the epidemic too much, because I think it is pretty safe in Taiwan,’ says voyager on first island-hopping cruise from the port of Keelung

Topic |   Tourism
An internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: ReutersAn internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: Reuters
An internet show host poses in the swimming pool on the Explorer Dream cruise ship in Keelung, Taiwan, Cruise sailings have resumed, but with capacity reduced by two-thirds, no buffet service, and the on-board spa and casino closed. Photo: Reuters
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