A total of six cruise passengers aboard the Crystal Symphony tested positive for COVID-19, according to an article today in Bermuda’s major newspaper, the Royal Gazette. A Ministry of Transport spokeswoman in Bermuda added that the passengers on the Crystal Symphony were given PCR testing “during the crossing from New York City to Bermuda.”
The headline in the Asbury Park Press stunned me – “Crystal: A luxury cruise line with a conscience.”
Surely this must be a joke I thought, given Crystal’s dreadful environmental record of polluting the oceans and air.
But the article was serious. it talked about Crystal donating used furniture to a “Spanish organization…