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She went overboard and disappeared: The latest tragic addition to list of cruise ship deaths

She went overboard and disappeared: The latest tragic addition to list...

Paul Rossington and Kristen Schroder had been arguing in a restaurant aboard the Carnival Spirit as it cruised along the New South Wales coast in May 2013. A short time later, Schroder, 26, slipped and went overboard. Rossington went in after her and the pair were never seen again. That night, the couple's names were…
The Advantages of Going on a Cruise

The Advantages of Going on a Cruise

Everyone knows this – every year there is a discussion about where to go on holiday. The schedules of a cruise are fixed from the beginning and save a lot of stress from the beginning. With a cruise, the holidaymaker has the possibility to connect different destinations at the same time. Also, the most different…
The dark side of the ‘mega’ cruise ships that have revolutionised travel

The dark side of the ‘mega’ cruise ships that have revolutionised...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles Updated June 05, 2019 14:13:15 I have been a tourist, a host to tourists and I am now a tourism academic. I would not recommend most cruises in their current form. The image of the out-of-control MSC Opera crashing into a smaller tour boat and the dock in Venice seems to be…
High Seas holiday adventures on the Disney Cruise Line added for fall 2020

High Seas holiday adventures on the Disney Cruise Line added for...

There’s no cruise as magical as a Disney Cruise and that’s doubly true during the holiday season. As the Disney Cruise Line prepares to expand its fleet by three new ships, it is adding exciting new destinations to its 2020 itineraries and revisiting old favorites. We had a look at Summer destinations earlier this year…
The US has banned cruises to Cuba – how is your holiday affected?

The US has banned cruises to Cuba – how is your...

Cruise ships from the US have been banned from docking in Cuba. Donald Trump’s administration announced the restriction on Tuesday in a bid to punish the country's communist regime, which it views as playing a “destabilising role in the Western Hemisphere, providing a communist foothold in the region and propping up US adversaries in places…
Disney Cruise Line announces fall 2020 itineraries including Holiday cruises

Disney Cruise Line announces fall 2020 itineraries including Holiday cruises

It’s time to start planning those 2020 vacations! Disney Cruise Line just announced some amazing itineraries for fall 2020, and we can’t wait to book our holiday-themed vacations as soon as possible. Next fall’s itineraries include sailings to tropical destinations, unforgettable experiences, and even Christmas and Halloween-themed cruises perfect for the whole family. There are…
Woman (53) injured on rollercoaster boat ride during €3K holiday loses High Court action

Woman (53) injured on rollercoaster boat ride during €3K holiday loses...

Siobhan Kellett, of Rockfield Green, Maynooth, Co Kildare pictured at the Four Courts Pic: Collins Courts A woman who sued after she fractured her elbow on a rollercoaster boat ride during a shore excursion from a Carribbean cruise has lost her High Court action. Siobhan Kellett was injured in a "White Knuckle Jet Boat Thrill…
How the Galapagos Islands became a guilt-free paradise

How the Galapagos Islands became a guilt-free paradise

A sea turtle lifts her head above the water. She takes a gulp of air and briefly locks me in her gaze. She seems to scrutinise me for a moment with eyes that disappear into eternity, and I’m put in mind of the Incan goddess Pachamama, as she’s known in Ecuador, or Mother Earth to us.…
100 Of The Most Stupid Questions Ever Asked of Travel Agents

100 Of The Most Stupid Questions Ever Asked of Travel Agents

Some travelers like to use a “do it yourself” approach and book all of their travel on their own. Others prefer to use a travel agent (TA). Either method is fine, and whichever works better for you, go for it. Should use decide to use a travel agent though, you may want to avoid asking…
What happened to original Hi-5 member Nathan Foley

What happened to original Hi-5 member Nathan Foley

What happened to Nathan Foley? Hi-5 star spent a decade as a cruise ship entertainer after leaving the children's band in 2008 - as he prepares for a career comeback on The VoiceBy Kristy Johnson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:39 BST, 3 June 2019 | Updated: 02:48 BST, 3 June 2019 Nathan Foley is…

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