Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Posts Tagged ‘cruising’

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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Dec

9

2011

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The financial incentive for providing bad service

When businesses charge customers more for the "good" variety of their product, they are admitting their core product is substandard.

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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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