Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Cruise Lines > Carnival Cruise Line
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 05:44 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 993
anyone hear about this.

A large fight broke out late last week on a cruise ship based out of Port Canaveral and the captain of the Carnival Dream ended up throwing ten passengers off the ship. They were left in Costa Maya, Mexico (see map).

Carnival says they made arrangements for the ten people thrown off the ship to get home, along with an 11th person that was part of their party; they do not face any charges.
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 05:48 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 993
From a passenger: We were on the Carnival Dream sailing 08/07 to 08/14 and heard that a brawl broke out in the dance club around 3:00 a.m. on the morning of the 12th. We heard from passengers and a bartender that the brawl started over a song. It involved so many young people (men and women) that the security on board was unable to handle everyone and had to call in assistance from wait staff and other crew members. The fight spilled over into the art gallery located next door and apparently a $10K painting was ruined with blood spatter. Flat screen tvs were smashed and there was a lot of damage done. We heard that people on the ground were getting kicked in the head by men and women and that one person needed to be revived because he was hurt so badly. We also heard that the crowd spilled out of the dance club and that innocent people were getting punched in the face as they were walking by. The next morning in Costa Maya there were a bunch of people sitting by the side of the ship with all of their luggage as they were kicked off the ship and their relatives were shipped off to Mexican jails. Carnival needs to learn a lesson here and not serve alcohol after a certain time and perhaps shut down the 18+ dance club before 3:00 a.m. Nothing good can come of drunk teenagers at 3:00 in the morning.

  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 05:51 AM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 6,043
Seems there's a lot of "We heard" in that story.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 06:09 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 993
I leave on the dream in one month. cant wait.
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 06:13 AM
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 64
I agree Cruise Fanatic - from my experience of
"we heard" stories about half of the information is accurate.
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 06:53 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 993
On my very first cruise on the Holiday several yrs ago, there was a fight between 2 men, it was the result of too much testosterone and beer. (gentlemen this is not directed at you). Security immediately stepped in. almost instantly when the first punch was thrown. I think it could happen on any cruise. I just happened to see this fight.
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 07:30 AM
Dave's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 18,001
HERE is the actual story.
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 08:52 AM
tctwhite's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 11
I read the article and had to post a LOL to the person that was quoted to say that they shouldn't have let the fight happen. Carnival clearly started the brawl
Carnival Inspiration 8/2010
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 09:29 AM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Posts: 11,612
I thought that was funny too!
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 08-17-2010, 12:42 PM
pprieto75's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 7
I was was on that ship and sitting just outside the Caliente club when the fight broke out. I can saw the 10 passengers as they were escorted off the ship in Costa Maya the following morning.
Closed Thread

bay, caliante, carnival, cayman, club, cruise, dream, fight, fights, gurkha, gurkhas, hawaii, incident, passenger, reviews

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Dream ?? vietvet Carnival Cruise Line 4 04-28-2009 05:53 PM
Ok, I'll try it.. Anyone on the Dream 10/7? Jim C. Norwegian Cruise Line 15 10-04-2006 09:22 AM
A fight about what's port and starboard blessed General Cruise Chat 7 08-18-2006 10:39 AM
The Dream 8grandsons Norwegian Cruise Line 5 08-11-2002 01:58 PM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:53 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2