For years the cruise industry has asked boarding passengers to fill out a health questionnaire, primarily to help stop the spread of norovirus. In light of the Ebola concerns, cruise lines today began asking more pointed questions about whether they’ve had contact with a person with Ebola or someone who helped care for such a patient, according to the CLIA. Theresa Norton Masek is the editor-in-chief of Vacation Agent Magazine and cruise beat writer for TravelPulse.com, she joins us and talks about the ebola virus scare last week on a cruise.
Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy stops by with Cruise News on: 

  • After we recorded last wk, the Carnival Magic wasn’t allowed into Cozumel because of the hospital worker on board who handled ebola – what was the status on this cruise?
  • Is the cruise industry adopting stricter ebola screenings?
  • 102 year old Miami Bar to be featured on upcoming Norwegian Escape
  • Bermuda got hammered by a hurricane last wknd, what’s the status and are cruise ships finding new temporary ports?
  • Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas getting closer – anything new during her second round of sea trials?
  • Royal Caribbean earnings call this week
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