Category Archives: Alcohol Liability on Cruise Ships


Nov

20

2013

Will Expanded Alcohol Beverage Programs Cause Harm on Cruise Ships?

As cruise lines continue to expand their all-you-can-drink beverage programs to include alcohol, one must wonder what affects these programs might have on alcohol related incidents. Royal Caribbean just expanded it’s offerings. Read the full story here at CruiseCritic.com. While most cruise passengers are responsible in their consumption of wine, liquor and beer, increasing and unchecked consumption could lead to greater occurrences of: slips, trips…

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Mar

06

2013

How cruise lines should manage the distribution of alcohol

  As we’ve seen lately, alcohol can have a real impact on the lives of cruise ship passengers. Altercations, accidents, fights, injuries and even death can occur when the over consumption of alcohol takes place by passengers. How should cruise lines and their crew manage the distribution of alcohol? don’t serve underage passengers don’t over-serve passengers better recognize signs of over consumption better understand how…

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Mar

06

2013

Alcohol possible cause of passenger death on Carnival Cruise ship

  Alcohol may have played a role in the death of a passenger aboard a Carnival Cruise ship on February 26. The passenger died aboard the Carnival Miracle. The incident is still under investigation. Unfortunate events like this one raise the question of how cruise lines should manage the distribution of alcohol to its passengers and how can ship personnel better recognize situations in which…

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Jan

23

2013

Possibly Limiting its Liability, Carnival Cruise Lines Imposes Drink Limit on Beverage Package

  Possibly limiting its liability, Carnival Cruise Lines imposes drink limit on its Cheers! beverage package – and that’s probably a good move for the cruise line. “Carnival Cruise LinesĀ has imposed an official 15 alcoholic drink limit on its Cheers! beverage program. According to a Carnival spokesman, “Guests are limited to 15 drinks total within the 24 hour period, which runs from 6 a.m. to…

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Dec

10

2012

Carnival Alcohol Beverage Package Expands to Two More Ships

Carnival Cruise Lines has expanded the Cheers! program to two more ships, theĀ  Carnival Legend and Carnival Conquest. The all-you-can-drink alcohol package is now available on 6 cruise ships within the fleet: Carnival Legend Carnival Conquest Carnival Dream Carnival Victory Carnival Splendor Carnival Breeze Details regarding the program show the cost as $42.95, per person, per day, (if one adult in a cabin purchases the…

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Sep

19

2012

Carnival Cruise Line Expands “My Awesome Bar Program”

In recent news, Carnival Cruise Lines is extending it’s “My Awesome Bar Program” on two more cruise ships – the Carnival Splendor and Carnival Victory. The “My Awesome Bar Program” is an unlimited alcohol package that is made available to passengers. According to various reports, the $50-per-day program gives passengers access to unlimited wine, beer and spirits as well as sodas and non-alcoholic frozen cocktails….

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