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The Motion Of The Ocean: Battling Seasickness

Seasickness, otherwise known as motion sickness, can end the enjoyment of your cruise quicker than you might think. For some cruisers, even the slightest motion of the ship can bring on the undesirable symptoms...

Norovirus At Sea – Q&A For Cruisers

Norovirus has become an infectious topic lately throughout the news and media. Many news outlets have led their viewers to believe that the norovirus is a dangerous virus only found aboard cruise ships. This...

Grand Turk Remains Closed Due To Norovirus

Almost three weeks have passed since Grand Turk has had a cruise ship visit, and it’s all thanks to a nasty outbreak of norovirus in the cruise center. As stated in an earlier article...

Port of Grand Turk Temporarily Closed Due To Norovirus Outbreak

A recent surge in norovirus-like illnesses have been reported on cruise ships that have recently called in the island nation of Grand Turk. Guests on the recent cruises have reported symptoms only after calling in Grand...

Queen Mary 2 Med Evacs Sick Passenger

On December 22nd the Queen Mary 2 was sailing about 110 miles off the coast of North Carolina near Nag’s Head. A passenger was suffering from severe abdominal pains, and she was quickly med-evaced from...

Celebrity Solstice Hit By Cruise Ship Virus?

The Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) report that 118 of the 2,730 passengers aboard the Celebrity Solsticecruise ship have reported to the ship’s medical facility with vomiting, diarrhea and other symptoms of gastrointestinal illness. The Solstice is currently on a 14 day cruise and will...