Jason Cochran

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Posts Tagged ‘cruise’

Jul

1

2012

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Beggars denied at Labadee, Royal Caribbean’s private paradise in Haiti

Tweet Cruise ship corporations are capable of treating others with dignity and kindness, as I wrote about in yesterday’s post about Oasis of the Seas‘ discovery of a raft of Cuban refugees, and they are famous for providing economic opportunities for workers from disadvantaged nations. But just as often, they seem to be caught up […]

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Jun

30

2012

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My cruise ship intercepts a raft of Cuban refugees [WATCH]

Yesterday, I was aboard Royal Caribbean's mighty Oasis of the Seas when we encountered an inflatable raft packed with 18 refugees from Cuba.

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Oct

10

2010

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Photos from Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

Tweet I was lucky enough to be one of 1,600 people invited to the naming ceremony of the QE3, which is just called the QE. The Queen herself will be here tomorrow. Some images from the ship, which takes its maiden voyage on Tuesday. <

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Jul

20

2010

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The new steerage on the Norwegian Epic

Tweet I was invited on the two-day inaugural preview on Norwegian’s colossal new cruise ship, the Epic. While most of the other journalists were upstairs getting soused on the open bar (which I did — later), I was downstairs investigating the new “Studio” cabins. These new solo quarters will enable people who wish to vacation […]

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Jul

2

2010

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Setting sail on the new Norwegian Epic

Tweet Leaving Manhattan by ship is always sublime. It makes me feel lucky, or like it’s 1924.

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