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Forum: Costa Cruises December 2nd, 2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,628
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Chuck, what happened to the threads predicting...

Chuck, what happened to the threads predicting Costa was going down after the tragedy? How did the water taste? I've been away for awhile doing land tours. Riding elephants and charming cobras in...
Forum: Costa Cruises December 2nd, 2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,475
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Been away from the board for awhile. Hey, wasn't...

Been away from the board for awhile. Hey, wasn't Costa supposed to have gone under by now?
Anyone who goes on a Costa cruise and is surprised by all of the languages used in the announcements...
Forum: Costa Cruises June 28th, 2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,190
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Yes. All those things have happened regularly on...

Yes. All those things have happened regularly on Costa in its long history on the sea and NEVER to other lines. Excellent point Donald.
Forum: Costa Cruises June 28th, 2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,190
Posted By KatetheWanderer
After such a dramatic title Worst Cruise Ever, I...

After such a dramatic title Worst Cruise Ever, I was expecting something really good like maggots in the rice. Epic fail. Such a shout requires a detailed account of really awful experiences. Cruise...
Forum: Costa Cruises June 28th, 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,127
Posted By KatetheWanderer
To save the ship staff from the endless whining...

To save the ship staff from the endless whining about the lack of towel animals and other examples of unamerican cruise atrocities.
Forum: Costa Cruises April 21st, 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Cunard? Carnival? Try googling a combination of...

Cunard? Carnival? Try googling a combination of the words Royal Caribbean and molest. Shocking that the search results might contain several recent and horrible accounts of passengers and crew...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 14th, 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By KatetheWanderer
I think the OP had made final payment. The cruise...

I think the OP had made final payment. The cruise is in two weeks. Costa's upcoming price guarantee might not save the day in that situation. I know there are additional guarantees for super early...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 14th, 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By KatetheWanderer
I've been there too with a cruise. Buyers remorse...

I've been there too with a cruise. Buyers remorse when the price suddenly drops. Some people don't mind and like to book early to secure a spot. Not me, it irks me to think I missed out on a...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 13th, 2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By KatetheWanderer
If the prices are down 5%, that is pretty...

If the prices are down 5%, that is pretty minimal. On a $2,000 booking, $100 off isn't much. In the month before the Concordia, I did a transatlantic in a gorgeous balcony stateroom for 18 days with...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 10th, 2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Either their Easter bookings are better this year...

Either their Easter bookings are better this year than last or they're not. It sounds as though you wouldn't trust anything Costa reported at this point. Maybe if they are still pretending to be in...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 10th, 2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Costa bookings for Easter 2012 cruises was...

Costa bookings for Easter 2012 cruises was significantly above
the 2011 Easter bookings. So far, Costa is holding steady as she goes. Most of its market is in Asia and Europe.
...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 8th, 2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Costa Cruises April 5th, 2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,198
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Thanks for posting Skipper. Interesting to hear...

Thanks for posting Skipper. Interesting to hear the various points of view.
Forum: Costa Cruises April 2nd, 2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
And yet another recent legal article discussing...

And yet another recent legal article discussing various aspects of the Concordia litigation including the reasonableness of Costa's opening offer to the uninjured. Hmm....
Forum: Costa Cruises April 2nd, 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Relevant article from a lawyer versed in this...

Relevant article from a lawyer versed in this area on the tactical wisdom of the Triumph "jacking".
...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 1st, 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Skipper, I haven't seen the filings but typically...

Skipper, I haven't seen the filings but typically what will happen is the motion for seizure order is filed. The defendant then has a chance to respond. The plaintiff's attorney stated that it was...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 1st, 2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,552
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Try them all. I am something of a cruise slut....

Try them all. I am something of a cruise slut. I've been on several lines and enjoyed them all. Each line has something different. I have my favorites of course. If I go on the same one...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 1st, 2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,536
Posted By KatetheWanderer
I loved the Tropicale. We did the 10-day New...

I loved the Tropicale. We did the 10-day New Years Cruise departing the day after Christmas in 1996. Barely made it to San Juan in time for departure. Nine islands in ten days. Great way to sample...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 1st, 2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Bravo OleSalt!! I vote for an extra ration of rum...

Bravo OleSalt!! I vote for an extra ration of rum for you tonight. Not surprisingly, the showboat will continue. The attorney managed to get his name mentioned and says he is from a group targeting...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 1st, 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Bravo OleSalt!! I vote for an extra ration of rum...

Bravo OleSalt!! I vote for an extra ration of rum for you tonight. Not surprisingly, the showboat will continue. The attorney managed to get his name mentioned and says he is from a group targeting...
Forum: Costa Cruises April 1st, 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Until the motion to request a seizure order was...

Until the motion to request a seizure order was filed, Carnival wouldn't have known or reasonably anticipated that one of its dozens of ships in multiple locales would be the subject of such an...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 31st, 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Carnival simply posted a bond as provided for in...

Carnival simply posted a bond as provided for in the Federal Civil Rules of Procedure. What a waste of time and distress for the passengers. Legal showboating to nowheresville. As if Carnival...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 31st, 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,830
Views: 319,767
Posted By KatetheWanderer
It's just very amusing to see all the indignation...

It's just very amusing to see all the indignation about Costa/Carnival in view of other lines' issues. The reason why you don't see Royal Caribbean taking shots at Costa or Carnival with respect to,...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 31st, 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By KatetheWanderer
The seizure of the ship and the posting of the...

The seizure of the ship and the posting of the bond is to preserve certain rights until the merits of the case including jurisdiction are decided etc. Litigation is a lengthy process. No one has won...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 31st, 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,830
Views: 319,767
Posted By KatetheWanderer
Costa is to Carnival what Azamara is to Royal...

Costa is to Carnival what Azamara is to Royal Caribbean. No? Aha. So is the CEO of Royal Caribbean on his way to the situation? I hadn't read that yet. Haven't heard about his travel plans yet. Maybe...
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