Author Archives: Anthony White

Celebrity Cruises Reveals New Campaign

Celebrity Cruises Reveals New CampaignWith the New Year comes new marketing and branding strategies for businesses, and the cruise industry isn’t one to be left behind. There is ample competition between cruise lines, and each company wants to reach the widest audience to entice potential cruise-goers to take a much-needed vacation at sea.

Celebrity Cruises is the latest cruise line to reveal a new marketing campaign, and it’s designed to reach a global audience. “Modern Luxury Lives Here” is the title of their newest campaign, which is using TV commercials and social media to highlight their premium offerings aboard. The campaign is also …

Is Carnival Liable for Passengers Witnessing Employee’s Death?

Is Carnival Liable for Passengers Witnessing Employee’s Death

Something awful happened aboard Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Ecstasy ship on Sunday, December 27.

At about 6:15 p.m., Jose Sandoval Opazo, a 66-year old man from Liguria, Italy, died in an apparent accident while he was working on one of the ship’s elevators. Opazo was an electrician on the 2,056-passenger Ecstasy cruise ship, which was on its final day of a three-day cruise.

Electrical accidents are not completely uncommon on cruise ships, but this one was especially gruesome. And it happened to be captured on video taken by a passenger.

The passenger in question, Matt Davis, was witness to the …

Classifying Cruise Ship Accidents

Classifying Cruise Ship Accidents

Cruises can be some of the most fun, unique, and enjoyable vacations around. Besides visiting multiple places and having on-shore excursions, you can also take part in everything the cruise ship has to offer – swimming pools, delicious food, entertaining shows, and many other activities.

But just like any vacation, it’s important to be safe wherever you are. Here are some of the types of accidents and incidents you might run into while you’re cruising.

Disasters. A disaster refers to an event that causes major destruction and distress. This could include sinking, grounding, capsizing, collisions, and pirate or terrorist attacks. …

Things You Should Know Before Going on a Cruise

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Things You Should Know Before Going on a CruiseA cruise can be a great way to spend a honeymoon, a holiday or to simply enjoy a vacation with your family. The mix of leisure time and extravagant planned activities – both at port and at sea – can often make it seem like the most full-service vacation imaginable. And truth be told, it is – for the most part.

But accidents, injuries, and illnesses don’t stop when you hit the open water. The best way to prevent an incident from becoming a full-blown disaster is by being prepared. When it comes to having a safe, fun and (happily) …

Can Medical Staff on Cruise Ships be Held Liable for Malpractice?

Can Medical Staff on Cruise Ships be Held Liable for Malpractice
When you get sick or injured on a cruise ship, you are usually far away from familiar, land-based medical care. You instead must be treated by doctors, nurses, and other medical staff on board the cruise ship.

Most cruise ships are equipped to handle a decent variety of common medical issues. But what if you receive poor medical care while on board a ship? What if a doctor incorrectly diagnoses your illness, or makes your injuries worse?  Can you hold the staff and the cruise line responsible?

Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships: How Does It Work?

On land, there are …