Can cruising be okay?
Gone are the days when your granny aspired to a cruise on the Queen Elizabeth (if she ever did).
Things have changed.
In 1990 there were 3.7 million cruise passengers, last year it was 21.5 million. It is one of the fastest growing sectors of the travel industry.
So what's the story with cruises?
Fionn Davenport gets all the information from Irish Times travel expert, Joan Scales and Royal Caribbean International, Jennifer Callister He's joined as always by his ever sceptical producer Sinead O'Shea
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