Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Cruise News Daily Headlines for February 22, 2012

* A Walk Down the Aisle that Begins Going up the Gangway
When Cunard announced the change of registry of their ships from Britain to Bermuda, one of the benefits was to be the opportunity for passengers to be able to be married at sea aboard the Cunard liners by the captain.
   Today, Cunard provided the details and said the program will begin in May.

* Costa Concordia Developments
Divers in Italy today located eight more bodies in the wreckage of Costa Concordia.
   Meanwhile, the Italian prosecutor said today that seven additional Costa employees are under investigation. The group consisted of four officers from the ship and three shoreside employees, including Roberto Ferrarini, head of Costa’s crisis unit. He was on the phone with the ship's captain the night of the incident. The move is viewed to be somewhat of a procedural matter since there special evidentiary hearing that will commence shortly, and none of the seven have been arrested or charged.

* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
CND subscribers also read about another Aurora passenger on the world cruise found to be carrying a large amount of cocaine ... and St. Croix backs down on proposed cruise passenger tax increase.

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