Save An Industry – Save A Lot Of Money

Save An Industry – Save A Way Of Life – Save A Lot Of Money When this COVID-19 pandemic is over, and it will be over, it will take some time for the travel industry to recover. The impacts of 9-11 and the 2008 recession lasted for a number of months (some data suggests overContinue reading “Save An Industry – Save A Lot Of Money”

Cruising • Rough Seas Ahead

An estimated 15 million people annually take cruises from 23 ocean cruise lines that have experienced business growth year over year. Analysts saw no reason why this trend wouldn’t continue and the primary marketing emphasis has been on luring new customers to cruising rather than taking away market share from other companies. In the firstContinue reading “Cruising • Rough Seas Ahead”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) An Index

Information on the coronavirus, cruising and staying safe and healthy. For a couple of weeks we’ve been doing research and posting information regarding this pandemic. This is an index to our current information. Keep up to date with our articles, join today. General information about the history and spread and response to the coronavirus. TravelingContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) An Index”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cruising Update March 28th

Introduction Diamond Princess CDC Report The Zaandam Celebrity Eclipse The MV Artania The cruising industry has always been the focus of sensational reporting way back before the Titanic sank. Not sure why this is? The first in a series of disaster movies was the fictional story of the ocean liner Poseidon and the Titanic livesContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cruising Update March 28th”

Final Report On The Diamond Princess

Everybody catches the flu. It’s just one of those facts of life and mostly it is an inconvenience. Maybe you lose a few days of work or school and you recover, unless you are part of a vulnerable group – underlying illness, immune compromised or elderly. Society works hard at reducing the spread of influenzaContinue reading “Final Report On The Diamond Princess”

Corona Virus Update 30

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. COVID-19 March 17th Keep up to date with The Intentional Traveler’s notices – Subscribe today. As of this morning in America, I cannot count the number of young peopleContinue reading “Corona Virus Update 30”

7 Medications That Can Help You Recover

Cruising and the Risk of Contagion Part III Carrying Medications and Being Prepared An Ounce Of Prevention Our first line of defense is improving our immune system before we get sick and that starts with vitamin C. Several weeks before a trip we start taking it. Around 1970, Nobel prize winner Linus Pauling (chemistry andContinue reading “7 Medications That Can Help You Recover”

5 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Cruising and the Risk of Contagion Part II How To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling It’s not just cruise ships that provide an environment that allows for the spread of disease. Any public space that brings large numbers of people together in close quarters offers an increased chance of getting sick. Anyone who has hadContinue reading “5 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling”

7 Things To Keep You Healthy While Traveling Introduction

Part I – Cruising and the Risk of Contagion We are huge fans of cruising but, occasionally, there is an area that causes concern: That’s illness and contagion onboard a ship. Until now, the biggest medical threat to a cruise ship has been the norovirus. It is extremely contagious, causes major stomach distress and hasContinue reading “7 Things To Keep You Healthy While Traveling Introduction”

Corona Virus & Cruising Update 15

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. Centered in China the corona virus (now named “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease”) is of particular concern in the area around the South China Sea and has a serious impactContinue reading “Corona Virus & Cruising Update 15”