Originally Posted by ToddDH
Although you're probably right as to the concentration of the violence Doug, the present situation combined with a number of attacks over the past year or two on cruise ship passengers bodes ill for Jamaica's future as a Cruise stop. The more violent the country becomes, the greater the possible liability of the cruise lines.
I wouldn't be surprised to learn that folks probably are really beginning to avoid tours whether cruise line sponsored or otherwise as those on vacations are rather prudent about avoiding such situations, especially if those situations are widely publicized.
I agree Todd, I am just expressing the opinion that the cruiselines will not rush to divert port calls, if anything, they will ease it out like Carnival did with Antigua, substituting St. Kitts.
It is sad to see what is happening in Kingston but it is just another indication that Jamacia is becoming a leading narco-state.