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Royal Caribbean Becomes the First Certified ‘Autism-Friendly’ Cruise Line

Excerpt from USA Today

Feb 22, 2014 1:00 pm

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Cruises are becoming more specialized experiences whether it be fitness-focused or autism-friendly, leading the way to more revenue and customer acquisition opportunities for cruise lines.

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For an autistic child, a cruise can be a minefield.

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.

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