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Worried the cruise ship will leave without you? Keep these things in mind

Tens of millions of people take cruises each year, and they often go without a hitch and create great memories. Some cruisegoers may, however, be familiar with the worry in the back of their mind that the cruise line might leave without them if they don’t return to the ship on time if something goes awry. That fear often doesn’t become a reality, but it…

Passenger on European cruise goes overboard, disappears after texting wife he felt seasick: report

A 23-year-old passenger on a cruise around Northern Europe went overboard and is missing after reportedly sending his wife a message that he felt seasick. The man went missing from the MSC Euribia on March 17, two days after disembarking from the port city of Southampton on England’s south coast, a spokesperson for MSC Cruises told Fox News Digital in a statement. The cruise line…

Two Holland America Line crew members die onboard ship while in the Bahamas

Two Holland America Line crew members died on board Friday while the ship was in the Bahamas, the company said in a statement.  Holland America Line said “there was an incident in an engineering space” on board the Nieuw Amsterdam ship while at Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas, which resulted in the deaths. The cause of death is currently being investigated.  The statement noted…

Virgin Voyages selling month-long cruises to remote workers: ‘Work from helm’

Adults-only cruise line Virgin Voyages is offering the “Scarlet Summer Season Pass” to remote workers, sharing the chance to turn “work from home” to “work from helm” aboard a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea.  “No longer does working from home mean being tied to a desk or home office and eating leftovers for lunch,” said Nirmal Saverimuttu, CEO of Virgin Voyages, in a release…

Norwegian Cruise Line ship to dock after testing showed no traces of cholera onboard

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship received permission Monday to dock at the main port of Mauritius after officials denied it entry over the weekend “to avoid any health risks.” Concerns about the possibility of a cholera outbreak onboard the Norwegian Dawn prompted the Mauritius Ports Authority to keep the ship out of Port Louis, where it arrived on Saturday evening, a day earlier than expected….

5 crazy takeaways from the world’s largest cruise liner ‘Icon of the Seas’

The Royal Caribbean-owned Icon of the Seas will begin its first official cruise later Saturday, sailing away from Miami and toward the Caribbean. The world’s largest cruise liner’s first official trip, which will go seven nights, comes about two months after builder Turku Meyer transferred ownership over to Royal Caribbean and just a couple weeks after the ship first reached its home port in southern…