You think your trip will be filled with swimming pools, on-deck golf and exciting ports of call. Instead, you wind up on a cruise featuring fire, famine and disease. What are the worst cruise tragedies travelers have encountered? It’s scarier than your grandma singing karaoke on the Lido deck.
Which virus makes up 90 percent of all gastrointestinal disorders that occur on cruise ships?
What is the name of the program that requires cruise ships to report gastrointestinal illnesses?
Vessel Sanitation Program
Ship Health Illness Program
Oceanic Global Wellness Plan
Which cruise ship wrecked on Friday the 13th?
Which ship set sail with a 10-cm (3.9-inch) hole in its bulkhead?
MS Mikhail Lermontov
MS Sea Diamond
The HMHS Brittanic was the sister ship to which famous passenger ship?
Aboard which ship was Leon Klinghoffer killed?
Why is SOS considered to be the universal distress signal?
It stands for Save Our Ship.
It is easy to spell.
It sounds distinctive in Morse Code.
How many bathtubs did the third-class area on the Titanic have?
After the Titanic sank, some talked of raising the wreck by filling the hull with these items.
helium-filled air chambers
ping pong balls
Which safety initiative was put into place after the sinking of the Titanic?
lifeboat capacity for all passengers
What year did the Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sink after being hit by another ship?
Which cruise line was guilty of not monitoring its surveillance cameras and not noticing when a drunk passenger fell overboard?
What disease caused a trip to end early aboard the MS Black Watch in 2007?
Which cruise ship was the home of “three days of Hell” during 2010?
Which natural disaster sank MV Princess of the Stars?
What weapon sunk the famous Carpathia in 1918?
Why are cruise ship crimes hard to prosecute?
failure to report them
international law discrepancies
cruise lines cover up issues
What’s an easy way to get yourself removed from a bad cruise?
start a fight
pay extra for a helicopter
fake an illness
What unusual thing did a Silversea cruise ship hit?
Which famous vessel landed its passengers in hot water after a 3-hour tour?