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8-Year-Old Girl Falls to Her Death on Carnival Cruise

The ship had just completed its voyage

(Newser) - A cruise ended in tragedy Saturday morning when an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after the ship docked in Miami. CNN reports that the unnamed girl fell from the interior atrium of the Carnival Cruise Line ship Carnival Glory to a lower deck. The incident took place at about... More »

Plug In Your Phone Number, See if Robocallers Owe You

Calls about a cruise could get you up to $900

(Newser) - It's the best kind of revenge against robocallers: money in your pocket. The Miami Herald reports that people who got a call about a cruise may be due $300 to $900 thanks to a class-action lawsuit. To find out if you're eligible, you can plug in your phone... More »

Cruise Ship Just Misses Jet Skiers

Young women rescued right before Carnival Magic barreled into them off Florida coast

(Newser) - "There's people on a Jet Ski … right in front of the boat, and now we're going to hit the Jet Ski." That's an observer's play-by-play in a YouTube video now making the rounds after a very close call in Florida waters over the... More »

Man Missing After Falling From Carnival Cruise Ship

Coast Guard is searching for the man

(Newser) - A Georgia man has reportedly fallen overboard from the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The wife of 24-year-old Kevin Wellons told ship officials around 8:30am Monday that her husband was missing; the ship's closed circuit TV system revealed he'd gone overboard from the 11th deck at around 2:... More »

Carnival's New Cruise Tech Is Impressive, 'Creepy'

Presenting the all-knowing Ocean Medallion

(Newser) - “It’s the first time that a company can know who you are, it can know what you want, it can know where you are, it can at least make a good guess at what mood you’re in," a consumer expert tells the Miami Herald . If that... More »

Search Underway for Woman Who Leapt From Cruise Ship

Carnival Ecstasy was in the Bahamas at the time

(Newser) - A 32-year-old woman "was witnessed jumping overboard" from the 11th deck of a Carnival cruise ship before dawn Wednesday, the cruise line says in a statement to CBS News . The Ecstasy was about 15 miles off the coast of the island of Grand Bahama at the time, and the... More »

Virginia Tech Student Falls From Cruise Ship

Video shows 21-year-old male falling in the Bahamas

(Newser) - "We extend our heartfelt sympathy and concern for the family and loved ones of our missing guest." That's the sad statement from Carnival Cruise officials following the news that a Virginia Tech student fell from one of its ships early Sunday. The unnamed 21-year-old male was confirmed... More »

Cruise Ship Hit by 2nd Outbreak This Year

Norovirus sickens 172 on Crown Princess

(Newser) - A 28-day Pacific cruise turned out to be a less magical experience than expected for at least 172 people on board the Crown Princess. CDC officials met the cruise ship when it docked in Los Angeles yesterday after its second norovirus outbreak of the year, reports Reuters . In April, more... More »

Texas Ebola Worker Quarantined ... on Cruise Ship

Employee may have handled Thomas Eric Duncan's samples

(Newser) - If you're already a little paranoid about getting sick on a cruise ship , this news is certainly not going to help: A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital employee who may have handled Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's lab specimens has self-quarantined aboard the Carnival Magic. The unnamed worker never... More »

Cruisegoer Plunges to Death While Watching Sunrise

Kendall Wernet was in a restricted area at the time

(Newser) - Kendall Wernet was watching the Miami sunrise from a Carnival cruise ship with his friends Monday when the idyllic moment took a tragic turn. The group of five people climbed the mast of the Ecstasy as it came into port, then sat on a restricted platform talking—but 45 minutes... More »

Passengers on Gross Cruise Suing for $5K a Month —for Life

33 passengers involved in first suit to go before a judge

(Newser) - The passengers suing Carnival over the doomed February 2013 " poop cruise " were so traumatized by their experience on the boat, they want $5,000 in damages per month—for life. There are 33 passengers suing over the trip, in which the Carnival Triumph drifted for days without power,... More »

6-Year-Old Drowns on Carnival Cruise

Was in the pool with his older brother

(Newser) - More tough news for Carnival : A 6-year-old boy has drowned in one of the cruise line's pools while at sea. The company says in a statement that the Carnival Victory ship was on the last leg of a four-day Caribbean cruise yesterday when the boy drowned. He was at... More »

Carnival Will Pay Unhappy Passengers to Abandon Ship

Cruise line offers refund plus 10% in first 24 hours of trip

(Newser) - Carnival Cruise Lines has had some foul-smelling publicity of late, and the company hopes to fix that with an unusual offer to passengers: If they immediately hate the cruise they're on, the company will refund their fare plus 10%, reports the Houston Chronicle . Passengers will be put aboard a... More »

Carnival Doubts Couple Went Overboard by Accident

Search for Paul Rossington, Kristen Schroder called off

(Newser) - Police have called off the search for the two Carnival Cruise patrons who went over the side two days ago, after failing to find any trace of the couple. Details about the fate of Paul Rossington, 30, and Kristen Schroder, 27, are slowly emerging. According to one report, cited in... More »

2 Fall Into Shark-Infested Waters on Carnival Cruise

Authorities searching for missing Australian couple

(Newser) - Two Carnival Cruise passengers are believed to have fallen overboard last night, and authorities are today searching 300 square nautical miles off Australia's east coast in hopes of finding them. The Australian couple were discovered missing as passengers disembarked this morning after the Carnival Spirit docked at Sydney's... More »

Carnival Plagued by Another Toilet Problem

Crown Princess suffers clogged toilets

(Newser) - Carnival? Toilet woes? Again? Yes, another ship was beset with toilet problems last week during a seven-day Caribbean cruise, the Houston Chronicle reports. A blockage caused toilets in 410 of the Crown Princess' staterooms—about a quarter of its cabins—to stop flushing, forcing passengers in those rooms to use... More »

Costa Concordia Owner Fined $1.3M

Cruise line looking to blame Schettino for accident

(Newser) - A judge in Tuscany has fined Italian cruise line Costa Crociere SpA $1.3 million in administrative sanctions for the 2012 wreckage of the Concordia cruise ship that killed 32 people. Costa had asked for a plea deal to respond to the administrative sanctions, which under Italian law are for... More »

Docked Carnival Ship Busts Loose; 1 Missing

Coast Guard searching for Alabama dockworker

(Newser) - Another mishap involving a Carnival Cruise Lines ship, and this one might end up being the most serious of all. Strong winds apparently caused the Triumph to break free from its mooring in Mobile, Alabama, and Coast Guard crews are searching for a dockworker thought to be missing in the... More »

Carnival Sidelines Nightmare Ship Until June

Cruise line shuts down 12 voyages

(Newser) - Carnival has canceled all voyages on the Triumph—yes, the "poop boat" —until June as part of a fleetwide review. The next 10 Triumph cruises have been canceled, ABC News reports, as have the next two outings for the Sunshine. The change will muck up the plans of... More »

Coast Guard Saves Carnival Over and Over—for Free

Oh, and the cruise line is exempt from paying a ton of taxes

(Newser) - As if excrement-coated floors weren't outrageous enough, Quartz takes a look at another of Carnival Cruise's dirty secrets: Though it's exempt from a slew of taxes thanks to the fact that it's incorporated in Panama, it's gotten millions of dollars of assistance from the US... More »

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