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Hawaii estimates no cruise visitors until late 2021

Hawaii Predicts No Cruise Passengers Until Second Half of 2021

Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism published an economic prediction report that expects no cruise ship passengers until the second half of 2021.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major downturn in Hawaii's economy, and it is noteworthy that the report includes an assumption that there will be, "No cruise visitors until second half of 2021."

The report concedes it cannot base the predictions off past trends, however, it states basic relationships between economic variables remain unchanged, such as the relationship between job count and unemployment, personal income and GDP.  Thus, they are assuming no cruise visits.

There is no other information about the cruise business in or around Hawaii, but it is noteworthy that the Hawaiian government expects no visits for quite sometime.