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5 Cruise Tips To Keep You Safe While in Port

There has been some talk on cruise websites and blogs recently about the safety of some of the ports that cruise ships visit. Critics say that cruise lines and travel agents should warn passengers...

5 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Cruise Vacation

The thing people love most about going on a cruise is that it is pretty much a worry-free vacation.  You don’t have to worry about where you are going to sleep, how you will...

Video: Dramatic Cruise Ship Rescue at Sea

A video has emerged from the dramatic rescue at sea when the Disney Magic rescued a passenger who had fallen overboard last week on another cruise ship while in route to Cozumel, Mexico. David Hearn, a...

Disney Cruise Ship Rescues Overboard Royal Caribbean Passenger Near Cozumel

The Disney Magic rescued a passenger who went overboard on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas off of the coast of Cozumel, Mexico early yesterday morning according to a report by Milenio. Frank Jade, an American...

Cruise Ship Incidents Decline 13% As Cruise Safety Improves

The cruise industry saw a 13% drop in operational incidents (collisions, fires, breakdowns, groundings) from 2009 to 2013 according to a report from Seatrade Insider. During the five year period that included the Costa Concordia incident,...
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How to Avoid Being Pickpocketed or Mugged While Cruising

I have never personally had anything stolen while cruising but it does ooccasionally happen to cruisers when they least expect it.  There is some common sense involved in some of these tips, but when traveling...

Are Today’s Cruise Ships Too Big to Be Safe?

Cruise ships are a lot bigger than they used to be.  In fact, in the last 10 years cruise ships have increased 50% in size in terms of gross tonnage.  So with some cruise...
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CLIA Announces 3 New Safety Policies for Cruise Ships

In the wake of the Costa Concordia shipwreck in which 32 people are believed to have died, Cruise Lines International Association along with the European Cruise Council have announced 3 new safety policies which...
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Carnival Triumph is Seized Over Lawsuit Before Allowed to Leave Port

The effects of the Costa Concordia wreck are still wreaking havoc on Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) as Saturday brought news of the Carnival Triumph being held as security over a lawsuit against its European...

CLIA Changes Cruise Ships Muster Drill Policy

Safety changes have begun to take place less than a month after the Costa Concordia disaster. The largest three cruise industry associations have changed the timing of when a muster drill must take place. Muster drills must...
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