Caribbean Princess Cruise Cut Short With Gastro Outbreak

News reports, including WINK News of Southwest Florida, say the Caribbean Princess cruise ship cut short it's Caribbean voyage after a gastrointestinal outbreak ravaged the ship. At least 299 passengers and 22 crew members developed stomach issues related to the illness. With 10% of the cruise's passengers developing the bug,...

Coronavirus Cases on Diamond Princess Now at 135

Post Update, Feb. 12, 2020: the Diamond Princess now has at least 175 confirmed cases of Coronavirus according to ARStechnica.com. The virus now has a new, official name: 2019-nCoV or COVID-19. The ship remains quarantined in Japan. ______________________ The New York Times and other media sources report that the Diamond...

Grand Princess Passenger Airlifted From Cruise Ship

A female passenger traveling aboard the Grand Princess was airlifted from the cruise ship after medical complications required her removal. The rescue took place on Tuesday morning, Jan. 21. Video shows the Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center Watchstanders arrive by helicopter. An MH-60 Jayhawk crew was...

Norovirus Outbreak Interrupts Sun Princess Cruise

Reports from the the Sun Princess say that travelers suffered from a "norovirus outbreak" – affecting 229 passengers and crew. The boat was traveling near Singapore (from Australia) when the virus was detected. The virus can lead to nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea and be especially impactful to younger...

Attorneys in Cruise Ship Murder Case Hope to Avoid Trial for Client

Attorneys for Kenneth Manzanares are hoping to reach a plea agreement and avoid a trial. Kenneth Manzanares was  charged with murder in the death of his wife during an Alaskan cruise in 2017. Manzanares, a Utah resident, is accused of killing his wife while the couple was traveling on the...

Sea Princess Passenger Air Evacuated Off Coast of Australia

Over the weekend, an elderly passenger was air evacuated from Princess Cruises' Sea Princess after a suspected brain bleed. Flying over 150 miles – which is a long, long way by helicopter for a medical rescue – a  team from RACQ CQ was winced on the deck to stabilize the...

Mystery Continues in Death of Passenger on Royal Princess Cruise Ship

Video credit: Local10.com, Fort Lauderdale The Royal Princess, returned to Fort Lauderdale and is already back out at sea on another cruise vacation. The question of what happened to a 52-year old female passenger who died on the ship last week, however, is still unanswered. The woman, identified as Almarosa...