Editorials 2023: A Sea Odyssey January 22, 1998 Share 1 -- What will the cruise industry look like 25 years from now? David Morris, senior sales vice president of Los Angeles-based Crystal Cruises, really doesn't know any better than anybody else. But that did not prevent him from offering Insider and 150 or so of Crystal's top-producing travel agents his own (whimsical) prognostication during a recent awards cruise between Los Angeles and Acapulco. "Reading" from what he said was an advance copy - a very advance copy - of Travel Weekly, dated January 2023, Morris told the agent group that:o Royal Caribbean International's new ship will weigh 1 million tons and will carry its own 18-hole golf course. He also noted a rumor that Super Bowl LVII (will the NFL still be identifying these games with Roman numerals in 2023?) will be played on board.o Carnival is offering the first virtual shore excursions. Passengers need never leave the ship.o The Princess-Holland America name-calling feud in Alaska finally ended when Carnival, which owns Holland America, bought Princess.