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Is the Sea Calling or Are you Seasick?

Updated on February 23, 2012

With the recent capsizing of the Concordia crash and a myriad of horror stories regarding sea sickness. Cruise lines are having to result to some pretty aggressive marketing campaigns to draw interest from a skeptical public.

Odds

  • Death by Automobile 1 in 83*

  • Death by Cruise Ship ~1 in 2.4M**

  • Death by Plane 1 in 7.6M*

Let the statistics speak for themselves, but there is no doubt the most dangerous form of transportation is one that most of uses every day...

Will you Cruise

As a result of the recent news headlines the price of a cruise will no doubt fall. Will you mind your mind, mind the statistics, or just risk it?

Amid Recent News, Will you Still Cruise?

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**16+25Concordia=41 Casualties 100M passenger/41= 1 in 2.4M


*source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20120127-travelwise-what-is-the-safest-mode-of-travel

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    • MikeSyrSutton profile image

      MikeSyrSutton 5 years ago from An uncharted galaxy

      Well done! I still love the ocean! Voted up.

    • TravelinAsia profile image

      TravelinAsia 5 years ago from Thailand/Southeast Asia

      I don't care what the odds say .. It sure feels a lot safer to me on a ship, than it does on a plane. If the ship sinks, well I can swim. If the plane crashes. . hmmm .. no way in hell that I can fly!

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