Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Always said cruise ships were large floating resorts

So now with the glut of them around they look to be using them like hotels. I see that 2 ships will be used for the Rio Olympics as floating hotels. Actually might make for an interesting cruise.


Would you try this?


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Contributor Level: Captain

As much as I like cruising, if the ship isn't moving I would rather have a hotel.

Contributor Level: Captain

This might be the smartest thing when you think of it. Room, board, pool all in one... My question is who is flippin the bill?

Contributor Level: Captain

Ships had been used before for housing at the Olympics,  The old Song Of America (now the MS Celestial Olympia)  was used at the 2014 Russian  Olympics as a floating hotel.


To me a floating hotel is just a hotel,  if it is not out on the open sea it is not a cruise (but I enjoy sea days)

Contributor Level: Captain

I would take the cruise to get there. Not so sure I would stay onboard or get a hotel. I would have to think on it. But when I think I fall asleep.Wink

Contributor Level: Captain

At least someone will have clean water.  

Expect RIO to take the gold in cholera,typhus,tetanus,dissentary, Zika, and several other infectious diseases.    Hey, at least the IOC got their money.

Rumour has it they will be handing out condoms in little tins that resemble Olympic medals.  I wonder if you can wear them around your neck ?  A bunch of those hanging would make for a funny picture.


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