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Pandemic at sea: Experts say cruise industry’s decisions contributed to toll

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

2 cruise ships arrive in Florida after days of negotiations

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 …

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

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.

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. …

States struggle to curb pollution by cruise ships

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, …

Cruise lines slash prices

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.