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Cruise Ships Turn Hotels During Rio Olympics: Cruise ships are, at the most basic level, floating hotels that...

Cruise Ships Turn Hotels During Rio Olympics: Cruise ships are, at the most basic level, floating hotels that...

Cruise ships are, at the most basic level, floating hotels that move under their power and the Rio Olympic Games has enlisted their help. A few cruise liners have assumed an important alternative housing role at the Games, in light of the questionable conditions reported at the Olympic Village. Less than two weeks out before the start of the games, Team Australia issued a scathing statement about the inhabitable conditions of their assigned apartments that included blocked toilets, leaky pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells and dirty floors. Not long after, other international teams joined in the chorus of discontent, with Argentina, Egypt and Kenya likewise complaining of basic plumbing and electricity problems. Following repairs, Team Australia moved into the village this week and made nice with Rio’s mayor with the gift of a toy kangaroo. Aqua Park on Norwegian Ge...

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