Brad Smith (jesus_h_biscuit) wrote,
Brad Smith
jesus_h_biscuit

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I might just change my mind about cruise ships afterall...

Cruise ships chartered for hurricane refugees
FEMA to house as many as 7,000 on three Carnival ships; tours canceled
...Approximately 920 crew members will staff the 70,367-gross-ton Ecstasy and Sensation, with about 660 running the 46,052-ton Holiday. The Ecstasy and Sensation can each take 2,606 total passengers, while the Holiday can hold 1,800.

"We sincerely apologize to those guests whose vacations have been impacted by these voyage cancellations," Carnival's chief executive officer, Bob Dickinson, said in a news release. "This inconvenience ... will provide desperately needed housing for thousands of individuals affected by this tragedy."
Tags: hurricane katrina
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