CLIA issued new guidelines related to coronavirus for all cruise
line members effective Feb. 7, expanding restrictions on who can board ships.
CLIA will deny boarding to anyone who has traveled from,
visited or transited airports in China, including Hong Kong and Macau within 14
days of embarkation; to anyone who, within 14 days of embarkation, has had
close contact with or helped care for anyone suspected of or diagnosed as
having coronavirus; or is subject to health monitoring for possible exposure to
CLIA said its members will conduct preboarding screening in
accordance with these prevention measures and that enhanced screening and
medical support will be provided to any persons exhibiting symptoms of
All the brands of Carnival Corp., Royal Caribbean Cruises
Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings are members of CLIA, which represents
90% of the industry.