Pound for Pound / Dollar for Dollar. I have no doubt that we are still getting far more than we did when we started cruising, unfortunately the demandof economics means that we all want for cheaper goods, and as cruiselines are a business, they must make a profit to keep the shareholders happy.
What I would dearly like to see in your options Paul is the decline in passenger attitudes towards the staff, crew and fellow passengers.
Last Cruise: P&O Oriana October 2015
Next: Queen Victoria January 2016
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