Canceled cruises head to the Caribbean to help stranded tourists

Tech 11-9-2017 Mashable 33

With Hurricane Irma keeping cruise ships from making trips around Florida and the Caribbean, the huge ships are setting sail to help those left reeling from the deadly storm.

The storm struck the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Maarten, Barbuda, and other Caribbean islands at full force late last week. The destruction was devastating, with several deaths reported and many without shelter, food, water, and other resources.

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In response, cruise ships are heading to the hard-hit areasRoyal Caribbean's Adventure of the Sea is stopping in St. Maarten on Sunday and Majesty of the Seas is also heading to the the U.S. Virgin Islands and St. Maarten to bring in supplies and take evacuees from St. Maarten to safer lands.  Read more...

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