Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced on Monday a collaboration to create a panel to create COVID-19 protocols.
The "Healthy Sail Panel" has a mission of developing recommendations for cruise lines to advance their public health response to COVID-19, improve safety and prepare to safely resume operations.
The co-chairs of the panel are Gov. Mike Leavitt and Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
Leavitt is former secretary of the US Department Health and Human Services and Gottlieb is former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration.