MIAMI (WSVN) - Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas returned to PortMiami on Monday morning.

The ship set sail on Friday and returned from its first cruise with guests on board since the start of the pandemic.

The cruise ship is also the first to set sail and return to PortMiami since the pandemic shut down the cruise industry.

Royal Caribbean officials said face mask protocols and other safety measures were enforced on the ship.

The company also said they are operating at reduced capacity with a fully vaccinated crew.

Passengers seemed pleased with the way the cruise ship operated.

“They have designated areas for vaccinated and not vaccinated, but everyone was able to enjoy the cruise,” said one passenger. “They were in the pool area, they were on a perfect day at CocoCay, so everything was perfect. I think it was very well organized, I would say.”

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