A cruise passenger has been photographed standing on the outer edge of her balcony stateroom on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.
The photograph, which was originally posted onto the Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society Group on Facebook, shows the woman displaying extremely reckless and dangerous behaviour.
Peter Blosic, who is a passenger onboard the Allure of the Seas, captured the photograph of the woman who appears to be standing in a one-piece bathing suit with her arms up, holding onto the ship.
According to the post, Mr Blosic contacted guest services and the woman was eventually tracked down to the cabin she was staying in.
Cruise lines have strict rules in place to ensure the safety of their guests, and one of them is to never climb over the railings, go from balcony to balcony or stand on the railings or veranda furniture.
And their policies regarding dangerous behaviour by passengers onboard state that the individuals will be escorted off the ship at the next port of call and depending on the severity of the offence, may even be blacklisted from ever sailing with the line again.
“Earlier this week on the Allure of the Seas a guest was observed recklessly and dangerously posing for a photo by standing on her stateroom balcony railing with the help of her companion,” Jonathon Fishman, manager of corporate reputation, said.
“Security was notified and the guests were later debarked in Falmouth, Jamaica, as a result of their actions and are now banned for life from sailing with Royal Caribbean.”
At the time, Allure of the Seas was sailing at sea towards the first should call at Labadee which is today. The ship had departed Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 13 as part of a seven-day western Caribbean cruise. Other calls include Falmouth in Jamaica and Cozumel, Mexico before returning to her homeport on October 20.
This is not the first time Royal Caribbean has had to ban a passenger from reckless behaviour.
At the beginning of the year, a passenger was filmed by his friends jumping from his balcony aboard Symphony of the Seas while the ship was docked in the Bahamas.
The man sustained injuries and he and his entire group were escorted off the ship and banned for life cruising with Royal Caribbean.
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