Female Passenger Goes Overboard Oasis of the Seas

Last night at approximately 9:25 pm, a female passenger of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas reportedly went overboard.  Passenger observations and a review of the cruise ship’s closed-circuit cameras have since confirmed the incident.  Movement of the ship was immediately halted by the captain and two other ships that were also in the area (Carnival Fascination and Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas) assisted with the search for the 21 year old female passenger. The United States coast guard took control of the search and rescue operation at 3:30 am and released the cruise ships.  As of now the passenger still has not been located, but the search continues.  Due to the time spent searching for the missing passenger the cruise ship had to [...] Read more »

Happy Labor Day 2012

I just want to take some time to wish all of you a Happy Labor Day.  Hopefully you all had a wonderful weekend, filled with family, friends and fun.  As the holiday weekend, and with it the summer comes to its conclusion here’s to a healthy, productive and safe rest of the year. As you probably noticed, I haven’t been blogging for a while.  This isn’t because I am done with the blog, it’s just that after going strong for about 2 years I was due for a much needed break.  However, I will be back shortly hopefully both refocused and re-energized enough for another two year run. In the meantime it looks as if the weather is finally taking a turn for the better [...] Read more »

Carnival Gets Serious About Chair Hogs

If you are a cruiser like me, who likes to spend time at the Lido deck pool, we probably share the same pet peeve.  Chair hogs!  We’ve all seen it and some of us have even been guilty of it, but if Carnival has their way the chair hog will be not only on the endangered species list, but extinct. It seems they have recently rolled out an anti-chair-hog initiative on the Carnival Breeze.  Onboard the Breeze the deck crew has been instructed to keep an eye out for unoccupied seats being saved.  Upon spotting a lounger fitting the criteria, the deck hand is supposed to mark the seat in question, with a notification sticker.  If the marked chair remains empty for 40 minutes after [...] Read more »