Cruise Passengers Limited Going Ashore Due to Local Protests. Cruise ship visitors were unable to enjoy time ashore due to local protests against cruise ships in Brittany, France

The Silver WindDespite significant progress in the cruise industry to become more environmentally friendly, not everyone is convinced that cruise ships have shed their polluting past.

A luxury cruise ship arriving in the French town of Douarnenez was met with aggressive protestors condemning the wealthy passengers for exploiting the environment.

While protests against cruise ships are virtually unheard of in the United States, the Caribbean, South America, and Asia, the situation is different in Europe.

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