How cruise ships are spearheading the Bahamas’ rescue operations by donating 20,000 meals a day

How cruise ships are spearheading the Bahamas’ rescue operations by donating 20,000 meals a day




L ook at a live satellite map showing where cruise liner are sailing around the globe and you’ll always find a cluster in the Bahamas. Blue-green seas, white-sand beaches and swaying palms make the chain of 700 islands an ultimate cruise destination for those seeking paradise.

Following Cyclone Dorian, which rocked the region recently, cruise lines operating in the region have actually been pitching in to assist. The category 5 storm killed at least 43 individuals, left 70,000 people in need of food and shelter and ruined 13,000 properties. The worst hit areas remained in the north of the region, Grand Bahama Island and the Abacos Islands.

Initially on the scene was Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas …

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