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Accidents can happen on cruise ships just like any other location, but the significant difference if you suffer serious injuries is that medical treatment is limited on a vessel. Ships sailing out of Miami and the rest of the US must comply with the standards set by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), which are quite […]

In a story that is just as likely to make you squeamish as downright fearful about safety on cruises, a Florida cruise line received the lowest score ever for an inspection. A news report covered the April 27, 2023, inspection conducted by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and which revealed more than 50 […]

Though there is some competition from ports further north in Florida, data on cruise lines in Miami reveals that demand for vacations at sea remains high. Officials from PortMiami report that 4.02 million passengers boarded cruise ships in 2022, and the numbers are expected to increase in 2023. Part of the reason is being able to […]

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to protect people with medical conditions in the same way as other laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, and other characteristics. The sweeping legislation sets standards for accessibility in public places and requires private businesses to make reasonable accommodations to […]

When you are on board a cruise out of Miami, miles from shore and surrounded by nothing but water, you might think that fire is the least of your concerns. Therefore, it is shocking to learn how frequently these accidents occur and the ways cruise lines try to minimize their own negligence. According to a Cruise […]

Miami is the Cruise Capital of the World for good reason, being ideally located for sailings to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, and other exciting destinations. As of 2023 figures, there are more than 20 cruise lines at Port Miami, operating 55 ships that cater to a range of passenger ages, interests, and budgets. There are different […]

It is beyond exciting after you book your first cruise vacation and the departure date approaches. When you are cruising out of Miami, the Cruise Capital of the World, you will enjoy deluxe accommodations, stunning amenities, and a dizzying array of shore excursions. There are fun activities for guests of all ages, yet plenty of opportunities […]

While Port Miami is a bustling cruise destination year-round, this vacation hub will be even busier as we head into the peak season for Caribbean cruising that lasts from December through April. Industry group Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reports that 100 percent of ships are projected to be back in service, and around 30 million passengers […]

After arriving in your cabin, getting settled, and preparing to head out for your favorite activities, the last thing you want to do is participate in the cruise ship muster drill. Few, if any, passengers look forward to the safety briefing on what they feel is a secure vessel. However, muster drills developed out of […]

It does not take long for news to travel via social media, so videos of a recent brawl on a Carnival Cruise vacation started appearing on Twitter and TikTok even before the ship docked. An article in the Miami Herald covered the melee, which occurred on the Carnival Sunrise on September 9, 2022. According to witnesses, the […]

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