Today, the Harmony of the Seas arrived in Roatan, Honduras with forty-nine (49) crew members who tested positive for COVID-19. There was one guest who also tested positive, for a total of fifty people on this Royal Caribbean ship (I tweeted earlier, in error, that there were fifty crew members who tested positive). The actual

The Jewel of the Seas faced a dilemna yesterday.  After starting the day with fifteen crew members and five guests testing positive for COVID-19, ten additional crewmembers later tested positive for the virus. This brought the number of infected crew members to a total of twenty-five. With five infected guests, the total number of infected

The Mexican Secretary of Health for the Eighth Health Region blocked the HAL Koningsdam from disembarking any of its 1,137 guests or 873 crew members into the port of Puerto Vallarta yesterday due to a COVID-19 outbreak involving at least nineteen of  its crew members.

The HAL cruise ship arrived at Puerto Vallarta yesterday but

The Queen Mary 2 arrived in the New York area (at Cunard’s Red Hook pier in Brooklyn) yesterday for the first time in nearly two years. Unfortunately, the ocean liner also brought with it guests who tested positive for COVID-19.  The cruise line released a press statement stating that ten COVID-19 positive guests were disembarked

There has been a recent explosion of COVID-19 cases on cruise ships, led by the major U.S. based cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL). None of these companies are being transparent with members of the public who are largely reliant on whisle-blower crew members and concerned cruise guests to tell

Four Cases So Far – More to Come?

Yesterday morning, one guest on the Jewel of the Seas tested positive for COVID-19 after PCR testing. He was initially isolated in his stateroom after the positive test results. He was later  moved to the ship’s “red zone,” which is a designated stateroom on Deck 4 forward.