Results in from our Concordia Survey

It seems that the Concordia disaster will have little impact on the future cruise plans of most of our readers with a clear majority, 76%, saying that it will not affect their choice of a cruise for their vacation plans. Only a small percentage will change their plans and not cruise again, 7%, and 2%… [Continue Reading]

Discovery Channel Documentary on the Costa Concordia Disaster

The Discovery Channel aired its documentary on Costa Concordia disaster last Sunday, Feb 19th.   If you have not seen it yet, it is definitely worth watching for its expert analysis of situation and the harrowing interviews with passengers who survived the tragedy.
Focus and Expertise
Unlike the hastily produced sensational episode of 20/20 which aired on ABC,… [Continue Reading]

Discovery Channel to Air Special on Concordia Disaster Sunday Feb 19th

The Discovery Channel, one of my favorite cable and satellite channels, will air a special on the Concordia disaster on Sunday Feb 19th. It will air at 10 pm Eastern, 9 Central, 8 Mountain, and 7 Pacific in the US. The show will have interviews with survivors and exclusive footage…. [Continue Reading]

Holland America Strictly Enforcing Safety Drill Compliance

An unnamed passenger or passengers were kicked off the Holland America Westerdam on Sunday Jan 29th, for failing to participate in the muster drill.     In the wake of the Concordia Disaster, which killed at least 17 people, cruise line safety has been on the minds of all cruisers.     An unconfirmed  report on the website Cruise… [Continue Reading]