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For those of you who may wondering, this is how a cruise ship is cleaned after being exposed to the Coronavirus in this excerpt from USA Today.

The process includes:

  • Removal of all linens, bedding and other material goods
  • Disinfection of the entire vessel, including "high-touch surfaces"
  • Disinfection of carpet and hard surface cleaning
  • Disinfection and cleaning of HVAC systems throughout the ship

Soft materials (linens, towels, etc.) are discarded and replaced. After the disinfection process the refurbishment projects includes the replacement of all mattresses, linens, games, toys.

High-touch surfaces including doorknobs, lobby doors, handrails and corridors are wiped down. Then, "low-contact non-porous surfaces" are cleaned using an electrostatic sprayer or an aerosolized mister for broader application, which is used on flooring, walls,furniture and metal, among other surfaces. The carpets and HVAC systems and any associated mechanical systems and ductwork are also cleaned.

It takes approximately 30-45 days the thoroughly clean a ship, after which it has to certified as to its cleanliness and safety.

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Room stewards on cruises work hard to keep your cabin neat and clean, but they don't have the time to deep clean and completely disinfect every cabin every day. If you're a self-proclaimed germophobe -- or worry about catching norovirus or other illnesses onboard -- you might enjoy your cruise a bit more if you take a few minutes at the start of your sailing to ensure your cabin meets your own cleanliness standards.

Celebrating 10 years of BFF get-togethers in paradise! This year’s BFF Girls Getaway will be better than ever, with brand new sponsors and activities for you and your BFF to enjoy quality time together. 

When you cruise with Norwegian, the awe of Alaska stays with you throughout your cruise. 

From hiking up snow-capped mountains and witnessing majestic whales splash in the Pacific to coming back on board and catching an amazing show followed by an equally amazing starlit stroll on the top deck. 

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