Alert: Recession Leads to Low Class Cruisers
It looks like those oh-so-elegant cruisers are dismayed to find new and low-class cruisers infiltrating their nacho fountain lines and poolside hairiest chest contests. Victor Ozols writes a funny piece on how due to economic conditions and lower cruise prices, the socio-economic status of cruisers may be changing.
Ozols writes: “The economic downturn is shaking up the weird class system that has long existed on cruise ships. Forced to lower ticket prices, the major cruise lines have seen an influx of bargain-hunting first-time cruisers, leaving some veteran cruisers steamed that they have to share the Lido Deck with uncouth yokels who just don’t know how to act at an all-you-can-eat buffet. Rather than put up with their shenanigans, the lower-upper-middle-class cruisers are trading up to pricier ships to avoid the neophytes.”
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