|Maureen Callahan wrote in today’s NY Post about the many complaints made by passengers traveling on the Titanic memorial cruise.
A cadet whose Valley Forge Military Academy gave him leave, and whose family bought his $15,000 ticket, was left off the program at the end of the April 15 memorial service. He was supposed to play taps on the ship’s bridge.
Passengers were told they’d find a free keepsake in their room each night. In seven nights they’d only received two.
And then there was the story of sign language interpreter Vivian Berry of Cold Spring, NY. She was traveling with her mother, who uses a wheelchair and has a hearing loss. The things she’d requested for her mother – a doorbell with a flashing light, a specialized telephone, and closed captioning on the TV – were never provided, except for the closed captioning. It was finally provided after two days, but only available for one channel.