Stories tagged: cruise ships
Sat., April 25, 2020
Scores of ships continued voyages even after early outbreaks on other vessels, carrying thousands of international passengers to far-flung ports and helping seed the virus around the globe, health officials …
UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2020
A cruise ship that’s been floating at sea with coronavirus patients aboard for two weeks after being turned away from South American ports has finally been allowed to dock in …
Wed., April 1, 2020
The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely” offshore during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wed., March 25, 2020
Carnival’s CEO says cruise ships aren’t riskier for getting sick; public health experts tell different story
The CEO of the world’s largest cruise company made the case in an interview aired Sunday that ships are not riskier than land-based activities when it comes to getting sick. …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
After a week aboard the Carnival Spirit, its passengers can’t help but hit the Seattle pier a little tired. They’re grinning too. With its 16 lounges and bars, 13 decks, …
Mon., Jan. 12, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s tourism industry is taking a hit because of the downturn in the U.S. economy, as well as the slowdown in the economy globally.