Everything about the experience, from waiting to board to crowded spaces to loud noises, can be frightening.
Royal Caribbean moved to address those issues today when it became the first line to be certified as “autism-friendly,” USA TODAY learned in an exclusive story.
The new designation, awarded by the travel organization Autism on the Seas, indicates the line will take specific measures to help its guests with autistic family members enjoy their cruise.
The award marks “a turning point in the travel and cruise industry,” says Mike Sobbell, founder and president of Autism on the Seas. “This shows a cruise line is actually committed to and will provide services and an expectation will be there...Read More