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Norwegian Sky

Norwegian Sky, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first ship to sail to Cuba, made her maiden call in the capital city of Havana on Tuesday, May 2nd. Norwegian Cruise Line executives were onboard to celebrate the voyage, including Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings President & CEO Frank Del Rio and Norwegian Cruise...
Regulators Watch for Illegal Pollution as Cruise Traffic Surges in Alaska

by skift.com Alaska’s cruise ship pollution monitors say they are prepared to keep Alaskan waters clean as some of the world’s biggest cruise ships are expected to land in Juneau this year carrying a record number of passengers. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s cruise ship monitoring program will watch for...
US man believed to have fallen overboard from Golden Princess, in north east Australian waters

by news.com.au A MISSING American cruise ship passenger is believed to have fallen overboard from a liner that left New Caledonia for Australia more than a week ago. The 61-year-old was travelling alone on the Golden Princess, which docked in Sydney Harbour on Thursday. According to Nine News, staff...

by nytimes.com Did you know that your hotel room has the potential to make you sick? “Hotel rooms can be a hotbed for germs, and the lighting and poor circulation in some make for an unhealthy environment,” said Deepak Chopra, a doctor who specializes in alternative medicine and an author who...
Norwegian Cruise Line adds lifeguards amid mounting industry pressure

By Sky McCarthy After several highly publicized drowning or near-drowning incidents aboard mega ocean liners, Norwegian will become the world’s third cruise line to add lifeguards to its ships. On Wednesday, the Miami-based company announced that it will bring lifeguarding staff to its four largest ships-- Norwegian Escape, Norwegian...

by Jess Bolluyt Considering a cruise ship for your next vacation? Cruises sound like a great value. After all, you get your food, accommodations, transportation, and entertainment all under one roof (and for one price). Of course, there are plenty of cruise trip secrets you should know before you arrive. But a...
The 13 Safest, Cheapest, and Hygienic Countries in the World to Visit as a Tourist

by Thomas Colson of businessinsider.com The World Economic Forum's "Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report," which is published every two years, measures the relative health of 136 leading countries’ tourism sectors using a wide range of sub-indexes, including safety and security, natural resources, soundness of infrastructure, health and hygiene,...

By traveller24.news24.com If you're planning on taking a break this upcoming Easter holiday but have not booked holiday accommodation yet, you have to be extra wary of scammers and con-artists as fraudsters often target people who are desperate to secure last minute travel and accommodation. According to Sahil Mungar...

By forbes.com Yadi Mark, who uses a wheelchair, frequently travels and loves sailing the open sea. She will embark on her 16th cruise this summer with her husband, children and grandkids. What's the appeal? "Affordable pricing, unpacking once, seeing multiple destinations, dressing up for dinner, great entertainment and the...

by traveller24.news24.com Cape Town - It's no secret that exploring new places and cultures is an exhilarating experience, but planning a trip can be a mission and a half - Going through visa application admin and having to decide what to take or what to leave isn't even the...