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Around 1,100 healthy passengers from 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are scheduled to fly to Toronto, Atlanta, San Francisco, Paris, Frankfurt, and London today

Holland America plans to disembark around 1,160 passengers from its stranded MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam cruise ships today. According to the cruise line’s published plan of action, which was approved by Florida officials Thursday, those guests will be shuttled from Port Everglades to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport via bus. […]
Around 1,100 healthy passengers from 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships are scheduled to fly to Toronto, Atlanta, San Francisco, Paris, Frankfurt, and London today
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Passengers on Holland America’s 2 stranded cruise ships, the Zaandam and Rotterdam, may be stuck at sea indefinitely as Florida officials fret over letting them dock

The US Coast Guard will not yet permit the MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise with at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, and the MS Rotterdam, the ship sent to rescue its healthy passengers, to enter US waters. Florida officials remain concerned that allowing Zaandam and Rotterdam passengers […]
Passengers on Holland America’s 2 stranded cruise ships, the Zaandam and Rotterdam, may be stuck at sea indefinitely as Florida officials fret over letting them dock
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10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations

Carnival Corporation has paid millions of dollars in fines over the years for violating environmental regulations. Carnival is the parent company of major cruise lines like Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, and Holland America. Those cruise lines have all come under scrutiny over pollution since the 1990s. “We […]
10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations
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A cruise ship with 1,800 people is unable to dock at any local ports. Now 138 are sick, 4 are dead, and coronavirus cases are being confirmed on the stranded ship still at sea.

Four passengers have died aboard Holland America Line’s MS Zaandam ship, according to leaked audio from a sister ship sent to rescue stranded passengers. “Holland America Line can confirm that four older guests have passed away on Zaandam,” a Holland America representative told Business Insider in a statement. Medical staffers […]
A cruise ship with 1,800 people is unable to dock at any local ports. Now 138 are sick, 4 are dead, and coronavirus cases are being confirmed on the stranded ship still at sea.
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144 passengers and crew members have fallen ill aboard the stranded Holland America cruise so far, and a coronavirus test is still on the way

Sickness is spreading on the MS Zaandam, a stranded Holland America Line cruise ship, with 144 passengers and crew members falling ill, people aboard the ship told Business Insider. Previously, the cruise line reported that 42 crew members and guests were exhibiting “influenza-like symptoms.” Holland America has dispatched the MS […]
144 passengers and crew members have fallen ill aboard the stranded Holland America cruise so far, and a coronavirus test is still on the way
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A day in the life of a passenger in lockdown aboard a Holland America cruise ship where 42 people have reported feeling ‘influenza-like symptoms’

Passengers on board the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship, are being confined to their staterooms after 42 crew members and guests began exhibiting “influenza-like symptoms.” Business Insider reviewed an internal ship itinerary distributed to the Zaandam’s 1,243 guests. The brochure includes health advisories, information about meal deliveries […]
A day in the life of a passenger in lockdown aboard a Holland America cruise ship where 42 people have reported feeling ‘influenza-like symptoms’
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Passengers have been confined to their rooms on Holland America’s ‘mystery cruise’ after 42 guests and crew members come down with ‘influenza-like symptoms’

Passengers on board the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship, have been asked to remain in their cabins because several crew members and guests had begun exhibiting flu-like symptoms. These individual instances of sickness have not been confirmed as COVID-19 cases. Holland America confirmed to Business Insider that […]
Passengers have been confined to their rooms on Holland America’s ‘mystery cruise’ after 42 guests and crew members come down with ‘influenza-like symptoms’
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More than half of all coronavirus cases outside China are from the Diamond Princess, but the cruise ship is already planning to set sail again in April

Of the more than 1,000 coronavirus cases outside mainland China, 634 have been diagnosed in Diamond Princess passengers, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday. Two Japanese citizens have died. An infectious-diseases expert said the hygiene conditions on the cruise ship were abysmal, making him “so scared” of contracting COVID-19. […]
More than half of all coronavirus cases outside China are from the Diamond Princess, but the cruise ship is already planning to set sail again in April
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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