Cruise-ship failings are no stranger to the news. Carnival Cruise Lines' Triumph debacle, which left passengers stranded on the high seas without food or toilet facilities, and Costa's Concordia accident, which led to 32 deaths, come to mind, specifically. But now, even the luxury cruise market, in which passengers shell out $5,000 to $10,000 and more, is under fire after the latest news.
|Fort Lauderdale-based Silversea fails CDC inspection.|
Recently, CNN reported that the Silversea Silver Shadow failed a surprise health inspection by the Centers for Disease Control on June 17 in Skagway, Alaska. The inspection was held after a crew member anonymously sent pictures to the CDC showing "meat in crew cabin sinks and trays of food in the corridors in the hallways outside those cabins." More »