On cruises that allow them, the unvaccinated are second-class citizens

"It is the cruise lines' worst nightmare to have to have separate areas for the vaccinated and unvaccinated..."

Casino games on Celebrity Edge, the first revenue-earning cruise ship to depart from the U.S. after the pandemic-induced hiatus. Bloomberg photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui.

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Royal Caribbean's 4,275-passenger Freedom of the Seas has restarted sailings from Miami to the Bahamas with two classes of passengers on board-those who've been vaccinated against Covid-19, and those who have not.