Cruise News Roundup

In this roundup of recent news, see what happens when someone on a cruise ship comes down with measles, find out how to score great deals on cruises, get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to work on a Disney Cruise Line ship, and more:

  • Learn more about what happened when the tiny Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia quarantined a cruise ship recently. It was believed that a member of the Church of Scientology’s ship’s crew developed measles. The ship carried around 300 passengers and crew.
  • If you’ve ever wondered how much work goes into putting on a cruise ship show, this AP story shows how Royal Caribbean’s efforts stack up against Broadway.
  • Who doesn’t want to save on their cruise? Here’s an insider’s best bet for booking the best cruise for the least amount of money.
  • Feel like a kid again on the Norwegian Joy. This cruise ship will allow passengers to go-kart while at sea when it debuts this month.
  • Are you ready for the Days of Summer Carnival Cruise next month? The line up has been announced, including Cardi B and Post Malone, with DJ Khaled as host, joined by Lil Nas X, City Girls, Waka Flocka, and more. The cruise to the Bahamas leaves from Miami on June 28 and returns July 1.
  • Readers’ Digest talks to the cruise director of the Disney Wonder in its current issue. Learn more about what it’s like to work at the happiest place at sea!

And those are the highlights of what’s been making news in the cruise industry. Happy sailing!

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