Can a cruise ship feel the impacts of tsunamis, earthquakes?

I just read an interesting article from Accuweather.com asking, and then answering the question if a cruise ship can feel the impact of a tsunami at sea. I remember watching Leslie Nielsen standing on the bridge of the Poseidon when that big wave was about to hit! The Poseidon Adventure …

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Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville heading to Nassau, Bahamas

If you’ve ever been to Margaritaville like I have (Grand Turk), you know its a one-of-a-kind experience. Music, food and drink unlike anywhere else. TravelMarketReport.com is reporting that a new Margaritaville will be built in Nassau. If you’re like me, you can’t wait to enjoy one more margarita in a …

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Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami alert

The BBC is reporting that a tsunami alert has been issued after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast of Alaska. Officials in Anchorage, Alaska warned coastal areas, saying there was “extraordinary threat to life or property”. Click on the link below for details. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42786107

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Carnival Cruise Line earns over 500 industry awards

BusinessInsider.com is reporting that Carnival Corporation’s Cruise Line Brands and Leadership have earned over 500 Industry Awards in 2017. Click on the link below for all the details and huge congrats to Carnival!!! http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Carnival-Corporation-s-Cruise-Line-Brands-Leadership-Earn-over-500-Industry-Awards-1013593047  

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Update on Carnival Elation incident

The New York Daily news is reporting an update of the sad news of a death onboard the Jacksonville-based Carnival Elation. Click on the link below for the complete story. Please keep the family of this passenger in your prayers. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/woman-falls-death-aboard-carnival-cruise-ship-article-1.3769967

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Cruise passengers affected by the government shutdown

One of my many jobs includes the title of lobbyist. For over 20 years I’ve lobbied both at the state level (Florida) and in Washington D.C. on healthcare issues. Several aspects of the government shutdown will negatively impact cruise passengers. Click on this great article from Cruise Radio for the …

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Carnival Elation passenger falls from balcony

I remember driving over the Dames Point Bridge this past Thursday and seeing our Jacksonville-based Carnival Elation docked at JaxPort. My wife and I have sailed from Jacksonville many, many times. It always brings a smile to my face seeing so many people either enjoying their first cruise or returning …

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