Cruise Lines Were Graded On How They Affected The Environment. Overall, It Didn’t Go Well

When you travel by land, there are lots of reminders of how establishments are trying to make their carbon footprint smaller, decrease waste, protect the environment, etc.

There’s also growing awareness of how airplanes are affecting the environment,  discussion of how that can be improved, and actions by some airlines that, although not nearly enough yet, are a start to change the industry so it can be safer to the environment.

However, there’s significantly less talk about the negative ways that cruise ships are affecting the planet and it’s a dialogue that should be had if we want to keep our water and air as clean as possible for as long as possible.

Meanwhile, an environmental advocacy group recently evaluated and graded sixteen cruise lines on several environmental factors, and the results were….not good.

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Discounts on Disney Cruises, Kimpton’s “Secret Password,” Something Curious About Uber Eats & More…

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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A Dream Hotel, A Rental Car Nightmare, The Disney Cruise & More

Hi there – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday! Here are some travel-related stories I found particularly interesting this week:

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TWO Disney Cruise Line Contests – And Nope, They’re Not Hoaxes!

As I wrote in this post a while back, many contests, sweepstakes and giveaways you see online, especially when they’re on Facebook and are said to be from huge companies like airlines and theme parks, are hoaxes. Of course, there are exceptions here and there. In fact, one happened just last week, when JetBlue used a Facebook event as its method for a sweepstakes. And now there are not one but TWO Disney contest that are definitely NOT a fake.
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