• More than 270 people are sick with norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Over 270 passengers and crew members became sick with norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship this week.
    Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas' current trip through the islands of the Caribbean has been cut short by one day, and passengers will be refunded, according to reports.
    An expedition to Jamaica was canceled because the country would not allow them off the ship.
    Over 270 passengers and crew members became sick with norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship this week, USA Today-affiliated Florida Today reports. On the 9,000-passenger vessel, at least 277 people have been affected...
    Read more ...

     

  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Returns to Florida Early After Hundreds Are Sickened With Norovirus

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Returns to Florida Early After Hundreds Are Sickened With Norovirus

    11 days ago - By Time

    A cruise ship will return to its Florida port one day early, after at least 277 of its guests and crew were struck by the bug norovirus .
    Passengers on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas , at one point the largest cruise ship in the world, were reportedly not allowed to disembark when it reached Falmouth, Jamaica on a scheduled seven-day cruise.
    Officials decided to return to Florida on Saturday, instead of Sunday, saying passengers would be given full refunds. “We think the right thing to do is get everyone home early rather than have guests worry about their health,” a spokesman told...
    Read more ...

     

  • Cruise returning early after hundreds of passengers get sick on Royal Caribbean ship

    11 days ago - By WGN TV

    Two-hundred-seventy-seven passengers and crew members aboard the Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship became sick with a gastrointestinal illness, according to the cruise line.
    Because of the illness, the ship will return to Port Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday, a day earlier than expected.
    “All of the ship's guests will receive full refunds of their cruise fare paid,” said Owen Torres, spokesperson for Royal Caribbean. “We think the right thing to do is to get everyone home early rather than have guests worry about their health.”
    The cruise embarked on a seven-night journey on...
    Read more ...