Destinations

Reykjavík City, Iceland – City of Literature

July 29, 2014 Janet Cole

See Reykjavík City, Iceland designated as City of Literature – arts thriving in Iceland include film, design and fine arts #cruise with AIDA, Crystal, HAL, Princess or Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Reykjavik Arts Festival Reykjavik Arts Festival […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

USCG ICE Seize 1.5 Tons Marijuana From Caribbean Vessel

July 29, 2014 Janet Cole

ICE:  Caribbean Sea Marijuana Arrest – 3,500 pounds of marijuana was seized and five people were arrested aboard ship An-Nur. Wholesale drug value $3.5 million. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Coast […]

Travel Warning

Cruise Travel Insurance Mandatory

July 28, 2014 Janet Cole

The Need for Cruise Ship Travel Insurance Every week there is a new flurry of media articles outlining how badly the cruise industry treated passengers, with claims for missing ports, missed ships, denied passage, medical […]

Destinations

Miami No Longer The Busiest Cruise Ship Port

July 27, 2014 Janet Cole

Cozumel View:  More #cruises #ship #passengers come to #Cozumel, #Mexico than #Miami, #Florida. Cruise Ship #excursions give boom to small, safe #Riviera #Maya #beaches. Cozumel, Mexico has taken the top honor of becoming the busiest cruise ship […]

Cruise Laws

Cruise Legislation S1340 Piggy Backed To Force Approval

July 23, 2014 Janet Cole

  S.1340 Cruise Industry Legislation Excessive THE CRUISE PASSENGER PROTECTION ACT (S. 1340): IMPROVING CONSUMER PROTECTIONS FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS The Cruise Passenger Protection Act S.1340 Improving Consumer Protections For Cruise Passengers Senate Hearing 113-488 From […]

Incidents

Cruise Ship Captain Suspended After Grounding

July 20, 2014 Janet Cole

  Cruise Ship Sinking:  Update – # cruise ship captain suspended after ill-fated Escapade cruise ship grounded off Georgia coast on her maiden voyage. Maiden Voyage of Trade Winds Casino Cruise Ship Escapade Grounded on Sand Bar, 96 […]

Cruise Ship Missing

Cruise Ship Passenger Missing Costa Victoria

July 18, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Missing: Female # cruise ship passenger, 53,  is missing from Costa Victoria, ship held in port same day due to former passenger injury lawsuit filed. Ms Hsieh, 53, a Taiwanese-American, was reported missing from the Costa […]

Cruise Ship Sinking

MV Pinak Sinks – Over 100 Passengers Dead

July 5, 2014 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Sinking:  MV Pinak sunk with an estimated 250 ferry passengers aboard, only about 100 rescued, the other passengers are missing. Rescue slow. MV Pinak Ferry Sinks Padma River Dhaka Bangladesh With Over 200 Passengers Aboard. […]

Cruise Ship Drugs

Cruise Ship Cocaine Arrest – 11 Pounds

July 2, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Drugs: Police found  11 pounds of cocaine hidden in a man’s girdle when he returned to Cape Canaveral aboard Carnival Liberty on Saturday. June 28, 2014 Ishermon Tafari arrested on Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Liberty […]