The battle against stomach bugs

It’s been an annus horribilus for the cruise industry.

Highly publicised mechanical problems, an onboard fire, cancellations, deaths at sea and outbreaks of sickness have followed the Costa Concordia disaster to seriously mar the reputation of the otherwise booming industry.

Images of passengers living in filthy conditions and begging to be taken off a ship drifting at sea are not exactly the makings of travel wish-lists.

Nor are reports of passengers lying in corridors or being carried off ships because they’re too sick to do anything else; it’s a public relations nightmare.

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