Fact Check: Do Cruise Lines Pay US Taxes?


As many states prepare to reopen after three months of self-isolation and social distancing, cruisers are finding the travel itch a bit difficult to scratch. Whether or not cruise lines will return to service this summer is still up in the air, but as the mainstream media’s cruise line finger-pointing dies down, we’d like to […]

Fact Check: Cruise Industry Illness and Cleanliness Standards

From years-old reports of norovirus outbreaks to seemingly alarming numbers tied to the current global health crisis, we’ve all seen them: mainstream media cruise headlines penned by non-travel writers who toss around cliches like “floating petri dish” and “hotbed of germs” in a bid for ratings, clicks and page views. Despite the overblown hyperbole, much […]