Agents will be "critical" the future of the cruise sector in a post-coronavirus world according to Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) boss Richard Fain.
In a special message to the trade, RCL chair and chief executive Fain highlighted the vital role agents play providing clients support and expertise.
"I’ve heard some advisors express concern cruise lines may view them as less necessary in a post-Covid world – balderdash," said Fain.
"As we recover from this pandemic, and we will in the blink of an eye, your support, your relationships, and your ability to inform the public, will be critical to our future.
"Your role is to continue to provide support and expertise to your clients. So please continue to nurture those relationships and continue to hold us accountable for supporting you during these weird times."