Terrifying is the only word that comes to mind as I pour over passengers’ stories from the sinking cruise ship Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy.
Cruising has some of the safest travel statistics in the industry – there has been more recent discussion about preventing crime on board rather then handling a Titanic-like situation. But it is always always always good to be educated and as ready as possible if disaster should strike.
The following article has a wealth of good info on staying safe on a cruise – the author is up to speed on all the maritime regulations. Have a good day and count your blessings. http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2012/01/16/how-to-pick-cruise-line-for-safety/