Mike, Royal Caribbean's policy still allows smoking on balconies; a big difference with Regent. It will be interesting to see if either SOLAS or local laws (e.g., US or EU) are changed to outlaw smoking on balconies and, if so, how long a period the cruise lines have to implement the change.
"The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
F Scott Fitzgerald
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