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Landlubber's guide to the Caribbean's top cruise ports [26.07.2014]

Tranquil bays, untrammeled forests and beaches where my footprints are the first of the day. The Caribbean I treasure is one of solitude and escape. So major cruise ship ports should be the last place for a quiet-seeking beach bum. When I see cruise ...

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Another giant in Liverpool as Ruby Princess megaliner returns to city [26.07.2014]

The cruise ship arrived at around 11am today, and will depart for Belfast late in the evening. At 113,000 gross ton, 951ft long with a beam of 118ft and a draft of 26ft, the vessel is the second largest in the Princess Cruises fleet and can carry 3,080 ...

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Disgraced captain of wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner seen back on the ... [26.07.2014]

Boaters beware — Captain Coward is back on the high seas! Disgraced sea captain Captain Francesco Schettino — whose hapless leadership sank a Concordia cruise liner in 2012 and left 32 people dead — piloted a power boat Friday on vacation in his ...

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Venice has been overwhelmed by cruise ships [26.07.2014]

SIR – Michael Caine is right to express horror at the cruise ship invasion of Venice. The views of the Salute and the Dogana from St Mark's and the Riva Schiavoni are permanently scarred, overshadowed by gigantic floating hotels that disgorge tourists ...

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Coast Guard airlifts cruise ship passenger to MUSC [25.07.2014]

An ill passenger aboard the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship 40 miles east of Charleston was taken by the Coast Guard to the Medical University of South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center was notified via satellite phone at about 8 p.m. ...

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Hamilton woman barred from boarding cruise ship because she was pregnant [25.07.2014]

Michelle and Frank Ligori and their two sons were barred from boarding a cruise ship because Michelle was two months into a pregnancy. They eventually boarded the ship, but not before spending more than $1,500 in extra expenses and losing nearly two ...

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Passengers Recount Horror Stories as Senate Considers Cruise Ship Safety Bill [25.07.2014]

Laurie Dishman told senators through tears that she was choked and raped on a Royal Caribbean cruise by one of the line's employees, using her experience to shed light on the dangers that passengers might face on cruises. “Cruise consumers have ...

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Cruise ship's treatment of pregnant woman divides CBCNews.ca readers [25.07.2014]

Her experience and the ensuing discussion about cruise ships' health policies regarding pregnancy divide CBCNews.ca readers. Some readers argue that the cruise company is simply enforcing rules that are aimed to protect the safety of its passengers, ...

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The Melting Arctic Makes Way for $20000 Luxury Cruises [25.07.2014]

Because of climate change and the melting of the Arctic, the cruise line Crystal Cruises plans to send passengers on what it bills as the first luxury ship to “traverse the Northwest Passage.” The ship, Crystal Serenity, will set sail beginning in ...

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Caught on camera: behind the scenes on ITV's The Cruise Ship [25.07.2014]

I have worked for Princess Cruises for five years, but before that I worked in the entertainment industry for 10 years. It's normal for people with a background in entertainment to want to be on TV and I felt comfortable being filmed. You never know ...

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