Category: Somalia

Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises

I know it’s a little difficult to believe, but  “Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises” is  a headline  currently emanating from  the Ananova news site.  Shiver m’ timbers… is this serious?!   Here’s the full article: Luxury ocean liners in Russia are offering pirate hunting cruises aboard armed private yachts off the Somali coast. Wealthy […]

Somali pirates attack cruise ship

Somali pirates attack cruise ship

MSC Cruises has confirmed that there was an attempted attack on the MSC Melody cruise ship at the weekend, in waters near the Seychelles Islands. Thankfully, none of the attackers  were able to board the ship and no injuries were sustained by any of the approximately 1,000 passengers or 500 crew members onboard. The  vessel […]