'At this time we can only distribute one face mask per guest so we will ask you to reuse them until we are able to provide a replacement. We're not sure when that will be,' the captain said. … [Read more...] about The moment every cruise ship passenger now dreads: Tourist reveals the moment captain of cruise ship with 400 Britons on board revealed fellow travellers were infected with Covid-19
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The ship, which will have a “no tipping” policy, has 1,330 cabins and 78 “RockStar” suites, with 93 percent of cabins offering an ocean view. Eighty six percent will have a terrace. There are also special rooms for groups, which have four “chalet-style” bunk beds, and cabins designed specifically with solo travelers in mind. … [Read more...] about Virgin Voyages’ New Adults-Only Cruise Ship Will Have a Private, Japanese-style Karaoke Room
A German cruise ship is defying orders to leave a West Australian port.Foreign crew on board reported feeling unwell after a COVID-19 outbreak.The ship wants to stay docked for two weeks to be close to a hospital. Photo: Crew on the Artania cruise ship have fallen ill with COVID-19. (ABC News: Andrew O'Connor) … [Read more...] about What legal options does Australia have to force cruise ships to leave its waters during the coronavirus pandemic?
The Zaandam and the Rotterdam arrived early on Thursday morning, with 233 passengers and crew who, at some point since March 22, were said to have been exhibiting “influenza-like illness symptoms," according to Holland America. At least eight of the people onboard had tested positive for COVID-19; four “older” guests were also confirmed to have died on the Zaandam last week. … [Read more...] about Holland America cruise ship Zaandam disembarks at Florida port, mayor calls it ‘a humanitarian solution’
"In response to a reported small cluster of cases of respiratory illness and in an abundance of caution, Coral Princess proactively collected and sent 13 COVID-19 test samples to Barbados on March 31. We can confirm the results yielded 12 positive cases (7 guests and 5 crew)," Princess Cruises said in a statement. … [Read more...] about U.S. cruise ship Coral Princess confirms 12 COVID-19 cases on board