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Sailing Off: Cruise Around the World without Getting Sick

Norovirus. It’s the worst nightmare of cruise lines and cruise ship passengers alike. When an outbreak occurs on a ship full of people, the ship’s staff scrambles to contain it and sanitize, passengers deal with the nasty symptoms of the illness or fear catching it, and the cruise line company’s PR department goes into crisis mode. According to the Centers…

Another week, another nightmare for the cruise industry. Two nightmares actually, including one on board the inappropriately named Carnival Dream.  Just one month after one of its cruise ships was crippled in the Gulf of Mexico and became known by the well-earned nickname “poop cruise,” CNN reports that the Carnival Dream has been crippled by power outages and overflowing toilets.…

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