Travelers tend to have short memories, and the ships' key demographic won't give up their sail-away cocktails.
For Adam Minter's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Maybe a pandemic will spark much needed reforms to shrink the ever-expanding games.
China will have to deal with the stresses of isolation and the mental-health burdens on doctors and nurses for years to come.
The coronavirus poses a global health risk that's more important than appeasing a major donor to the agency.
Next month the Olympic torch will arrive in Japan for a four-month relay to launch the opening ceremonies for the Tokyo summer games. But rather than anticipating the sight of Olympic torchbearers, much of Japan is fixated on a different relay: hundreds of masked ...
China's appetite for wildlife needs to be treated as a public health threat.
Beijing is well-positioned to help other developing nations avoid the mistakes it's made in protecting biodiversity.
New focus on preparedness instead of hasty recovery could be a model for the region.
AirAsia's plan to diversify by setting up a fast food business might not end well.
Junkyards and scavengers are everywhere in the series. So why do they waste so much valuable scrap?