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by travelpulse.com Mexico's military is guaranteeing the safety of travelers to Cancun. The commander of the Cancun military garrison, Luis Valentín Iglesias Solórzano, said in a statement to ensure visitors and residents alike that they...

BBC NEWS March 24 2019 Rescuers have airlifted hundreds of people stranded on a cruise ship off the west coast of Norway. The Viking Sky lost power on Saturday and sent out a distress signal after it began drifting towards land.

by cruiseradio.net I’ve never fallen off a cruise ship. This is no small admission, given that I drink quite a bit while on board, travel solo and am known to be a bit of a clutz. But the secret to my success in this department comes down to two words: personal...
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 Eileen Ogintz of travelagentcentral.com The pool is packed. Everyone is having fun, but who is watching the kids? You should be no farther than an arm's length away, says B.J. Fisher, the health and safety director for the American Lifeguard Association, which trains lifeguards around the world. It's easy -- far too easy --...
The Current State of Cruise Ship Safety

by Jason Leppert of travelpulse.com The Passenger Ship Safety Miami 2017 event was just held in Florida with members of the cruise industry in attendance to get a pulse on the current state of shipboard security during a two-day conference. Cruise Industry News has reported on a number of...
Disney Cruises' Passengers & Crew Notice Something In Water - Take Immediate Action

by Charles Roberts of opposingviews.com Frank Jade, 22, who is from the U.S., was a passenger on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, but he fell overboard off the shore of Cozumel, Mexico, and was later rescued by Disney’s cruise ship, Magic. The Daily Mail reported that Jade was spotted floating...
The world's most dangerous cruise ports

By Hristina Byrnes of foxnews.com Cruise passengers are just like other tourists-- with the exception of their arrival style. Hiding on a humungous ships as it sails into port on publicly available schedules is impossible. Large groups of people, completely unfamiliar with the area, are on the ground in a...
An Informed Traveler Is a Safer Traveler

By Seth Kugel of nytimes.com Which sounds like the most dangerous way to spend your next vacation? 1. Going to Brazil, epicenter of the Zika virus, for the Olympics. 2. Visiting Istanbul, where eight German tourists died in a terrorist...