Royal Caribbean and Carnival spent the past decade carving out China’s cruise market, but can’t yet participate in its revival

Battered international cruise operators are keenly awaiting the reopening of the Chinese market. Theyre going to have to wait a little longer.
China is set to resume cruises in December, as its economy revives and the pandemic remains largely under control. The catch is the international cruise lines that spent the past decade building the market from scratch arent invited to the party.