Cruise Safely

Health, Safety and Environmental Standards in the growing luxury river cruise industry By Bart Maaswinkel (B.Sc.) In the last few years the popularity and...

Woman Accidentally Left Behind on Remote Beach IMPACTING TRAVEL  PATRICK CLARKE  SEPTEMBER 25, 2017   PHOTO: A beach in Kimberley, Australia. (photo via Flickr/Ian Cochrane) An Australian cruise operator has come under fire for mistakenly leaving a passenger...

How Cruise Ships Battle Norovirus By Jason Leppert PHOTO: Isolation to a cabin is sometimes required to stem the spread of norovirus. (photo by Jason Leppert) The mainstream media has blown out of proportion the degree to which norovirus occurs aboard cruises. Truth...

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By Alastair Jamieson and Daniella Silva The State Department said Sunday that more than 1,200 U.S. citizens have been evacuated from the hurricane-damaged island vacation hot spot of St. Maarten amid reports of looting and violence — but the Dutch government said reports of a prison break were "unfounded." The...

By Ashley Kosciolek of cruisecritic.com If you've ever sailed solo, you may already know the perks and pitfalls of traveling unescorted. If you haven't, don't rule out the concept just yet. Lots of people go it alone, and it's not as solitary as you might suspect. Sure, single supplements...

by cruisediva.com The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE (24-hour alert) at 8 AM today, and anticipates setting Hurricane Condition ZULU (12-hour alert) tonight at 8 PM Friday, September 8. Cruise passengers should contact their cruise line and airline for more information on the status of...

By Chris Gray Faust of cruisecritic.com Some might argue that, with less than 200 passengers onboard, free wine at meals and included shore excursions, all river cruises are luxurious, compared to their mainstream ocean counterparts. There are river cruise lines, however, that stand out as being more luxurious than others....

by skift.com Hurricane Irma left a wake of destruction behind in the Caribbean while those in the path — Cuba, cruise ships, the entire state of Florida, and swaths of the Southeast United States — prepared for a hit. Residents and tourists in Florida continued to flee north...
Avoid Jet Lag

by travelandleisure.com If there's one thing that will kill your vacation vibe quicker than a delayed flight can ruin your plans, it's getting seasick the first night on a cruise. It happens to a lot of people, and the cure for motion sickness is different for everyone. Choose your cabin wisely.