As the cruise industry approaches one full year since the global sailing suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Royal Caribbean Group has taken the time to focus on their mantra of continuous improvement. The global cruise company has been carefully working on a forward-thinking response to COVID-19 with a single-minded focus on health and safety. Royal Caribbean Group leveraged the expertise of globally recognized specialists in public health, infectious diseases, hospitality and maritime operations to develop a science-backed plan that ensures the well-being of guests, crew and the communities they visit. As a company that has always focused on introducing the latest technologies to modernize the cruising experience, Royal Caribbean Group has leaned into technological advances to lead the industry in health and safety. In recent months, the company has successfully returned to sailing in Singapore and Europe. Royal Caribbean Group has taken the steady approach of adapting, evolving with the landscape of the virus and leaning on science to help guide decision making and preparations for a healthy return to sailing to emerge stronger than ever.