We took a cruise on Statendam (HAL) about a year ago and stopped @ PV. Our excursion was for a tequila factory. It looked like they had many other activities @ the site. I wonder if that is the same vendor? Glad to see that Carnival will reimburse them for the losses.
Excursions in 3rd world countries are a real risk, no matter what anyone says. But, the are also a lot of fun. So there's that...