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Growing industry"The whole tourism market is growing extremely rapidly," says Martin Griffiths of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), an association of cruise companies.MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty ImagesCertainly it's true that cruise ships are just one part of a multifaceted issue.

A recent unannounced inspection of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resulted in the worst sanitation grade in the cruise line’s history.The oldest of Carnival’s “Fantasy-class” ships, Carnival Fantasy earned a failing 77 out of 100, with 85 being a passing score.

A wheelchair-bound Carnival cruise passenger who fell off a dock in St.“I told myself I had to save her,” he added, explaining that he could barely keep afloat himself until “DJ Country” — Kashief 'Kuntry' Hamilton — helped out.

NBC’s Today show, for example, and the largest newspaper in the UK, stated flat out that cruise ships had been banned from the iconic destination.But you may not want to cancel your plans for a Venice cruise just yet.

“The way cruises traditionally had worked [was] you can book a cruise and you can cancel it penalty free, up to about 90 days out,” McDaniel said.and the cruise lines all the sudden had more cabins.

From the massive ships of Disney Cruise Line, to the smaller, luxury yachts of Hebridean Island Cruises, there's a sailing experience to satisfy every taste.So, pick your cruise, pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable vacation on the high seas.

The Fantasy earned the second-lowest score of any cruise liner during the July 2019 inspections.The Fantasy’s latest score is the lowest in the ship’s history, since earning a 78 during a 1990 inspection.

VENICE TO REROUTE CRUISE SHIPS AWAY FROM CITY CENTERA passing score, according to the CDC, is 86 or above.The Fantasy earned the second-lowest score of any cruise liner during the July 2019 inspections.

© Jan-Otto/iStock Unreleased A cruise ship sailing through Venice, Italy Venice’s decision to gradually ban large cruise ships from entering the crowded grand canal through its historic city center is a move travel agents would have liked to see made a long time ago.“Having the large ships dock there takes away the uniqueness that makes Venice, Venice.

© icholakov / iStock Editorial / Getty Images Plus Carnival, Fantasy, cruise, ship Carnival Fantasy failed its most recent health inspection last month, according to a report obtained by Cruise Radio.The cruise ship, which sails out of the Alabama Cruise Terminal in Mobile, scored 77 out of a possible 100 points during the July 18 health inspection as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Vessel Sanitation Program.

Lawmakers in Venice, Italy, have moved to begin rerouting large cruise ships from docking in the historic city’s center, following the dramatic crash of the MSC Opera liner in June.The MSC Opera cruise liner stands by a tourist boat following a collision in Venice, Italy, June 2, 2019.

Via TODAY Venice has taken a huge step toward banning large cruise ships from entering the crowded grand canal through its historic city center just months after a cruise liner smashed into a riverboat and dock and a week after city officials asked other European cruise destinations to join in its effort to curb cruise ship visits.The Italian government announced that it will begin to gradually reroute the ships away from the city center starting next month.

© Cruceros Puerto Rico via FacebookA Royal Caribbean crew member was filmed waving a giant foam hand that said "Bye!No matter the intention, it's certainly not the first time cruise ship passengers have been left behind.

The plan’s implementation comes just two months after a cruise ship slammed into a dock in Venice and injured five people.Although the terminals are still within the city's lagoon, they are out of the historic center.

Whether it was intentional or not, a cruise ship crew member picked the wrong moment to pull out a giant fake hand and wave goodbye.Maarten dock, watching as the ship they were supposed to be on sails away without them, a crew member waved the fake hand.

Whether it was intentional or not, a cruise ship crew member picked the wrong moment to pull out a giant fake hand and wave goodbye.Maarten dock, watching as the ship they were supposed to be on sails away without them, a crew member waved the fake hand.

© Getty Images Carnival cruise ship In some exciting cruise news, Seabourn cruise line, the globally acclaimed ultra-luxury cruise operator has announced a 140-day world cruise in 2021 taking visitors to six continents, 32 countries, and 60 ports of call.According to reports, under the best cruise deal, travelers booking the full World Cruise by March 31, 2020, will benefit from a 50 percent reduced deposit.

And with Royal Caribbean’s $165million transformation of Allure of the Seas, featuring the tallest slide at sea, that’s never been more true.The ship, which will sail on 7-night Western Mediterranean cruises from its home port of Barcelona in May 2020, will include the 10-story-tall Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea.

But the consequences of missing a cruise departure can be so disastrous that it’s a sensible move.What cruise lines will do if you miss a cruise departure due to a delay on a cruise line-booked flight is help you get to the ship at another port.

© pb_pictures/iStock/Getty Images Plus A tourist boat in the Galapagos Islands A group of tourists was forced to jump overboard in the dark of night after a fire broke out on a small cruise boat in the Galapagos Islands last week.At least 16 passengers lept into the shark-infested waters to escape the flames and heavy smoke.
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