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Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.

The coronavirus pandemic has proved catastrophic for the cruise business. The entire industry has been forced to effectively suspend operations after a number of highly publicized COVID-19 outbreaks onboard ships like the Diamond Princess. But an avid community of frequent cruisers has remained eager to return to the ships whenever […]
Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.
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Celebrity Cruises was hit with a lawsuit claiming the cruise line risked crew members’ lives during the coronavirus pandemic by allowing parties, mandating ship drills

A Celebrity Cruises crew member who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30 onboard the Celebrity Apex has filed suit against her employer. Crew member Alexandra Nedeltcheva’s lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises alleges the line “glaringly failed to follow even the most basic safety precautions” during the coronavirus pandemic. Lawyer Michael […]
Celebrity Cruises was hit with a lawsuit claiming the cruise line risked crew members’ lives during the coronavirus pandemic by allowing parties, mandating ship drills
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The 10 large cruise ships with the best food

Royal Caribbean Cruises has better food than any other company that operates large cruise ships, according to the cruise website CruiseCritic. The website ranks cruise ships in a number of categories based on reviews from its users. For the “best dining” category, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises – which […]
The 10 large cruise ships with the best food
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Over 100 people like deconstructing NYT economist Paul Krugman’s arguments so much, they went on a 7-day cruise dedicated to it

Over 100 fans of the podcast Contra Krugman, which rebuts arguments made by the New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, went on a seven-day cruise, Bloomberg’s Lizzie O’Leary reported. The cruise took place on Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Solstice ship and reportedly featured seminars, debates, and games […]
Over 100 people like deconstructing NYT economist Paul Krugman’s arguments so much, they went on a 7-day cruise dedicated to it
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The Celebrity Edge was named the best new cruise ship of 2018. It has a 14,000 square-foot spa and a luxury suite that comes with a butler — here’s what it looks like.

The Celebrity Edge is one of the best new cruise ships, the review website Cruise Critic announced. The ship debuted last year. It can hold a total of 2,918 passengers, an 1,320 crew members. It also boasts high-end amenities like a spa and multi-floor suites. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
The Celebrity Edge was named the best new cruise ship of 2018. It has a 14,000 square-foot spa and a luxury suite that comes with a butler — here’s what it looks like.
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The 10 best large cruise ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises had an impressive showing in CruiseCritic’s 2019 survey of the best large cruise ships. The company took eight of the 10 spots on the cruise-research website’s ranking, which was decided by reviews from CruiseCritic users. Of those eight spots, Royal Caribbean‘s Celebrity Cruises brand took four, and […]
The 10 best large cruise ships
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The 10 large cruise ships with the nicest cabins

CruiseCritic ranks cruise ships in a number of categories based on reviews from its users. For the “best cabins” category, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, which are both owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises, accounted for seven of the ships in the top 10. Royal Caribbean placed four ships on […]
The 10 large cruise ships with the nicest cabins
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The 20 cleanest cruise ships

Of the more than 200 active cruise ships the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has inspected, most received a passing grade: at least an 86 on a 100-point sanitation score. A handful have received a 100 on their most recent inspection, indicating a level of cleanliness that would […]
The 20 cleanest cruise ships