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What Is The Impact Of This Rough Hurricane Season On Cruises?

A cruise ship is seen leaving port days after this Caribbean island sustained extensive damage in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 in St. Martin. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)
A cruise ship is seen leaving port days after this Caribbean island sustained extensive damage in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 in St. Martin. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Martin, St. Thomas and Tortola’s ports have all been closed indefinitely to cruise liners. What does this mean for passengers as the winter season approaches?

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with cruise analyst Andrew Coggins, a management professor at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business, about this hurricane season’s impact on the industry.

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