The Big Story Blog

Tuesday 1/17/2012
Cruise ships and safety

Posted at 9:15 AM on January 17, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Hed

Cruise ship tourism has exploded in the past decade. But the wreck of the Costa Concordia in Italy is raising questions about the overall safety of the giant cruise ships and the the training of those who sail them. We'll look today at the business and safety of the cruise ship industry.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.