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) 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”