Cruise News Ports Cruise Ship Passenger Drowns While at Barbados Beach

Cruise Ship Passenger Drowns While at Barbados Beach

Affiliate Disclaimer

Celebrity Cruises Has No Plans to Offload Ships to Pullmantur

Celebrity Cruises has now denied this and there is no plan on selling or leasing any Celebrity cruise ship to the Spanish-based sister line Pullmantur.

Shipyard Releases New Construction Photos of Royal Caribbean Ship

New construction photos have been released from the popular Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany of the next new Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

Two Celebrity Ships to Help Bring Cruise Line Back to Business

It's looking like Spanish-based Pullmantur Cruises that is partly owned by Royal Caribbean might be brought back to business.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Cruise Deals 2020

It's that time of year to take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals, the biggest shopping day of the year!

We are sad to report that a cruise ship passenger from Grandeur of the Seas has died from drowning at Pebbles beach in Barbados.

Cruise Ship Passenger Drowns in Barbados

A passenger who was enjoying a visit at Barbados during a vacation on the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship has sadly died after drowning. According to Loopslu, a 72-year-old Ohio man drowned at the popular Pebbles Beach which is located on the southwest part of the island in the capital of Bridgetown.

Local authorities have stated that the man was on a shore excursion from the cruise ship and the bus arranged to arrive at the beach just after 10:00 AM. Three people on the beach found him floating on the water and brought him back to land.

A local medical team attended to him but unfortunately, it was too late. It is not known if the drowning occurred during an excursion activity and if it was booked through the cruise line or not.

Our condolences truly go out to the man’s family and friends and we can’t imagine what they are going through during this very difficult time.

The Royal Caribbean operated cruise ship is calling at Barbados today as part of a 12-day voyage that departed Baltimore, Maryland on November 30. The ship is scheduled to depart the port at approximately 4:00 PM today and the final port of call will be at St. Kitts on November 8. Grandeur of the Seas will return to her homeport on December 12.

Also Read: 20 Things to Do in Barbados for Cruise Visitors

The vessel is 73,800 gross tons and has a guest capacity of over 1,900 at double occupancy. We also reported about cruise passengers who died from a vehicle accident in Belize recently. We hope all cruisers stay safe out there especially during the holiday season.

Pebbles Beach, Barbados

Cruise news, tips & trends to your inbox.

Pebbles Beach, Barbados
237 Shares
237 Shares
Share via
Copy link