Recent accidents have cruise lines in troubled waters
A recent string of accidents threatens to hurt sales, analysts say
By Tom Stieghorst
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Accidents at sea are tarring the cruise industry's image, threatening a $15 billion economic engine that supports thousands of jobs in South Florida.
Reports of the incidents -- a fatal fire, a possible murder, a drunken teen who fell overboard -- create nagging doubts about the safety of cruise vacations, even as the industry points to a good statistical safety record
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