Excellent Video on the ANDREA DORIA. Cruise and Liner History – Carnival Corp’s COSTA CONCORDIA Ship Accident Stirs Thoughts of the ITIALIAN LINE’S ANDREA DORIA. The world was shocked and astounded to learn of the wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia off the Tuscan coast. How could a modern, state-of-the-art passenger vessel have succumbed to such a gross ... Read More »
Carnival Corp offers 30% discount to shipwrecked Costa Concordia passengers on future Costa Cruises. Is this a sick joke?
Carnival Corp thanks passengers of the sinking COSTA CONCORDIA by offering a 30% discount on future cruises. Are they kidding? Carnival Corp’s CEO Micky Arison. His company is now offering a 30% discount to shipwrecked victims of the Costa Concordia on future cruises. Is this a sick joke? Who is doing Carnival’s PR? Descendants of Joseph Geobbels? Cruise and Liner ... Read More »
GETTING THERE IS NO LONGER HALF THE FUN! COSTA CONCORDIA YOUNG DISABLED PASSENGER TOLD TO “SUE US” BY MICKY ARISON’S CARNIVAL CORP – CEO Micky Arison hires Burson-Masteller. A group of corporate media flacks to control Carnival Corp nightmare!
The Carnival Corp manner of cruising… watch this video about one of their ships… COSTA CONCORDIA YOUNG DISABLED PASSENGER TOLD TO “SUE US” BY MICKY ARISON’S CARNIVAL CORP – Is it time to boycott Carnival cruises and their brands? Is the captain to blame or the American owners? Carnival Corp hires Brit media flacks Burson-Marsteller to handle cruise line nightmare? ... Read More »
KIRBY SOMMERS reports on THE MURKY WATERS OF CARNIVAL CORP (OWNERS OF THE COSTA CONCORDIA) – Is the disaster the captain’s fault or the owners?
COSTA CONCORDIA – The captain’s fault or…? Is Carnival Corp making the captain a scapegoat to avoid questions about management or problems with the ship? Carnival Corp’s first ship the Mardis Gras (former Empress of Canada) ran aground on maiden voyage. History repeats itself. Carnival Corp’s Costa Concordia hit land and so did Carnival’s first ship. In 1972 the maiden ... Read More »
CRUISING AT YOUR OWN RISK. The RMS TITANIC tickets are smilar to Carnival Corp’s contract. US Congress has done nothing to regulate cruise industry. Nothing has changed for the rights of passengers.
CARNIVAL CORP (owner of the Costa Concordia) has a history of management problems regarding their ships and many lines… Carnival Corp (owners of the Costa Concordia) have had a history of unsupervised near tragedies. A fire began with an unsupervised cutting and welding operation in a laundry room on board the Carnival Ecstasy on July 20, 1998, while the ship ... Read More »
SOLAS LAW proves to be overdue for revision after Costa Concordia disaster. SS Yarmouth Castle horrendous fire recalled.
A South Korean passenger walks with Italian firefighters after being rescued from the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground near the Tuscan island of Giglioa – after spending two days in a cabin two decks above the water line. It is understood the pair, who are 29 years old, are in good condition. Cruise and liner history: SOLAS ... Read More »
SOPA – More “neo-Nazi” like laws from the U.S. Government to shut down the internet. Backed by congress, the MPAA and the US Chamber.
“Defeating this is a victory for free speech. Sad to see how big money and corporate greed can work to curb free speech if we the masses are less vigilant.” Social History: More “Nazi” like laws from the U.S. Government to shut down the internet. Call your representatives today and complain to the neo-Nazis that are ruining the USA. What ... Read More »
GOOD LUCK TO VICTIMS OF CARNIVAL CORP’S COSTA CONCORDIA…Wait until they read the Carnival Corp passage contract…
“It was dog eat dog…” Passenger aboard the Carnival Corp’s Costa Concordia… Carnival Corp’s Costa Concordia Captain hauled off to jail. Passengers aboard the stricken Costa cruise ship say that they observed Italian Master Francesco Schettino draped in a blanket aboard a lifeboat heading to safety as the vessel’s crew and passengers struggled for their lives. There is also talk that the captain intentionally ... Read More »
(Carnival Corps) Costa Concordia Survivors: Crew Fled In Life Jackets! “Cruise ships can be “death traps” IMO. I’m sure evacuation was confusing, 4000 panicked people trying to escape a sinking “tin can”? Wow. Evacuations need to be practiced repeatedly to be effective and it’s IMPOSSIBLE to do this on a cruise ship with “weekend warriors”…”These top-heavy lavish-tubs are unsafe even ... Read More »
Cruise and Liner History: Is Micky Arison of Carnival Crop – the Costa Concordia owner – the new Sir “Titanic” Bruce Ismay? Passengers blame Micky Arison and Carnival Corporation for Costa Concordia wreck… (Left: Arison watching the Costa from Miami – refused to head for Italy and meet stricken passengers.) In an unexplained absence from the scene of the stricken cruise ship, ... Read More »
American Banner Lines 1957-1958 Arnold Bernstein chartered in the summer of 1948 a passenger ship the CONTINENTAL (ex ANCON of 1902) for four round voyages from New York to Plymouth and Antwerp. In 1950-1951 Arnold Bernstein was involved with the Incres Line and their ship the EUROPA (ex MONGOLIA of 1923). She spent two seasons running between New York, Plymouth ... Read More »
If anything, the French Line’s SS Normandie was too beautiful. She was never as popular as Queen Mary because SS Normandie was like a floating art gallery that overwhelmed? the passengers, whereas Queen Mary was more traditional and felt like a home to the passengers. It’s a disgrace what happened to SS Normandie. To think such a revolutionary, innovative, and ... Read More »
A link to the elegance of the past – our 2012 choice and review for one of the best boutique hotels in Paris – the Renaissance Vendome Hotel. Video of Paris – during the 1920s. One can never capture the feeling of cruising the past in most hotels today. That chic traveling public is gone. Clients arriving from a trans-Atlantic ... Read More »
Cruise and Liner History: A wonderful selection of liner photos during the 1960s of the FRANCE, SANTA ROSA and NIEUW AMSTERDAM. French Line SS FRANCE at Le Harve, France. Grace Line SS SANTA ROSA arriving in New York Harbor. Read More »
Cruise and Liner History: THE BOOTH LINE from LIVERPOOL SHIPS. The HILARY sailing up the Amazon. The Booth Steamship Company’s HILARY of 1931 operated the Booth Line service from Liverpool to Manaus, 1,000 miles up the AMAZON. Ordering the passenger-cargo liner HILARY at the height of the depression was a mark of considerable faith by the Booth Line, and the ... Read More »