Cleanliness and safety issues seemed well thought out.
A muster drill was held just prior to embarkation the first day. Names were checked off a list as we arrived for the safety briefing. We were not required to bring life jackets from our cabin to the drill.
A medical center is located on Deck 2 and was staffed daily from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A doctor and nurse are on-call for emergencies at all hours.
Smoking is not permitted in any cabins or their balconies and is prohibited indoors except at the casino and its bar on Deck 4.
Most of the ship’s outdoor areas are also designated as smoke-free, with the following exceptions: Smoking is permitted on Deck 5 on the open deck, port side; on Deck 12 at mid-ship and aft, port side; on Deck 14, at the Mast Bar; and on Deck 15 aft, on the port side at the Sunset Bar. Cigars are permitted only on Deck 15 aft, and there was usually a collection of stogie aficionados gathered here.
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