Sib Hashian Boston Drummer Dies on Stage During Legends of Rock Cruise

Sib Hashian, 67, the drummer for rock group Boston, died onstage Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Hashian was performing at Legends of Rock Cruise aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Independence of the Seas. CPR was performed without results. Artist performing included… Continue Reading

Royal Caribbean Introduces Non-Refundable Deposit Fee

Royal Caribbean International  announced March 22, 2017, they are introducing a non-refundable deposit and a change fee for all Grand Suites and above booked through the cruise line’s onboard booking program, known as the NextCruise program. Royal Caribbean says, “With the change, suite… Continue Reading

Caribbean CDC Travel Alert Zika Virus Outbreaks

Medical facilities on cruise ships can vary widely depending on ship size, itinerary, length of cruise, and passenger demographics. Generally, shipboard medical clinics can provide medical care comparable to that of ambulatory care centers. Although no official agency regulates medical… Continue Reading

Woman Takes Cruise With $100k Stolen From Bank Account

Initially, it appeared be a banking error, when $100,000 landed in a Sydney, Australia woman’s bank account. But, quickly police discovered  the spending spree which included a cruise, was not after her bank made an error and deposited $100,000 into… Continue Reading

Carnival Victory Cruise Passenger Overboard

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Brandon Paul, 23, of Floral City,  Florida fell overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Victory cruise ship about o300 hours. The ship was about 33 miles northwest of Pinar del… Continue Reading