Cruise Safely

In the past five years, the rate of cruise ship incidents have been on the decline. Operational incidents such as fires, collisions, breakdowns and groundings are becoming less common even as the capacity of cruise ships continues to go up. In 2012, more than 20 million people went on a...

Unfortunate incidents that occur on cruise lines plague headlines whenever one takes place. Splashed across papers internationally are pictures and stories of the damage that occurred, diseases that spread rapidly, or some operational incident. Those incidents are enough to scare some people away from even giving a cruise vacation trip...

The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control lifted some travel restrictions to Cuba opening up a whole new destination for travel enthusiasts to explore. Americans who choose to take advantage of this fantastic new travel opportunity are opening the door to an entirely different world. Everything from...

When you are choosing a cruise as your next vacation and form of travel, you are going to have a lot of options available to you in terms of the kind of cruise that you want to take. There are themed ships, such as Disney - which is great...

A cruise ship with the best accommodations, a variety of activities, and comfortable living and sleeping quarters can make a difference in the satisfaction that you have with your cruise experience. The activities, dining, entertainment, and locations of ports can all vary depending on the size ship that you...

Preventing Norovirus outbreaks is complicated by the fact that the virus is highly resistant to several different chemical disinfectants. Bleach, a chlorine-based solution, is currently the most effective treatment, but researchers are seeking more convenient alternatives. One such alternative is cold plasma, also known as non-thermal plasma. This "fourth state of...

by Charles Lipcon of dailybusinessreview.com The recent tragedy onboard an Oceania Cruises ship in which three people lost their lives after an engine room fire took place while the ship was docked at Port Castries in St. Lucia, brings to light the need for yet another discussion about cruise...

Written by Joanne Chen of cntraveler.com Stay on board with these 12 strategies and chances are you’ll be healthy and happy your whole time at sea. One of the biggest misconceptions about cruise ships is that they’re germ incubators—that you can't escape. But the likelihood...

By Chris Kitching for mailonline A cruise ship was plunged into darkness and some passengers voluntarily put on life jackets after it lost power and began to list 'for a short period' off the coast of Morocco in the middle of the night. The Boudicca, carrying more than 1,000...

By  Shuan Sim of ibtimes.com Asia's rapidly growing tourism market likely won't be too wounded by a series of recent airplane crashes and disappearances, according to veteran travelers and aviation experts. Despite global concerns about aviation standards in Asia after the recent AirAsia Flight...