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Cruise firm Carnival UK withdraws threat to fire and rehire more than 900 staff
Operator of P&O Cruises and Cunard fleets agrees to consult with seafarers’ union over any proposed changes to employment contracts

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

24, Nov, 2023 @4:42 PM

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P&O Cruises and Cunard threaten to fire and rehire more than 900 UK staff
Cruise firms could dismiss crew unless they accept salary cuts and flexible working arrangements

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Nov, 2023 @11:26 PM

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‘A good cruise is one that doesn’t come’: Europe’s ports bear brunt of ship pollution
As health and environmental impact of cruise ships becomes clearer, Mediterranean ports consider bans and restrictions

Daniel Wizenberg

19, Oct, 2023 @12:56 PM

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The Loathe Boat: the honking cruise ships ‘ruining’ Istanbul’s port
Two years after Galataport opened to fanfare as a tourism success story, not everyone is happy about how it has transformed the Turkish coastline

Ruth Michaelson and Cansu Yapıcı in Istanbul

02, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Holidays with fresh towels and organised fun? I have given up on being an adventurous parent | Ashe Davenport
Before having children, I thought travelling with toddlers to Mexico would be a breeze. After considering a cruise, I’m just happy to stay home

Ashe Davenport

15, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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What’s the Caribbean without its beaches? But the people are losing access to them
Barring public access to beaches and other sites is not a model for development. Transparency and engagement are needed

Kenneth Mohammed

06, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Widow sues US cruise line after husband’s body stored in drinks cooler
Ship lacked required onboard morgue and Robert Jones’s body had turned green and was decomposing by time it reached Florida

Sam Levine

24, Apr, 2023 @12:38 PM

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I was the first person to sign up for a three-year cruise. Here's why | Meredith Shay
As I approach my vintage years, why not spend life doing something I love – travelling and meeting new people, says former flight attendant Meredith Shay

Meredith Shay

10, Apr, 2023 @11:00 AM

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A three-year cruise sounds like a costly, sweaty nightmare. But then you start doing the maths … | Emma Brockes
A cabin on the MV Gemini costs £75,000. It could be a cost of living escape hatch for the middle classes, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

30, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Cruises, crowds and fragile ecosystems: the delicate dance of Antarctic tourism
As the icy continent braces for a record summer, ecologists say more visitor caps and restrictions are needed to protect wildlife

Peter Hannam

04, Jan, 2023 @11:22 PM

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Majestic Princess: cruise ship passengers disembark in Sydney after mass Covid outbreak
Covid-positive passengers told to stay away from public transport after biggest single outbreak since Ruby Princess

Ben Doherty and Martin Farrer

12, Nov, 2022 @12:35 AM

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Sail, swim, hike: a walking and boating adventure along Croatia’s Dalmatian coast
A new trip from Split makes the most of the stunning coastline and islands with regular stops for swimming, hiking and plenty of seafood

Mary Novakovich

13, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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