Ship shopping guides shelved

New rules are in place for “port lecturers” on cruise ships visiting Alaska following complaints that passengers were being misled and local stores tarnished. The lecturers, who are employed by external companies running shopping programs, now have to disclose that they do not work for the cruise line and are engaged in advertising. The agreement also bars them from criticising shops that don’t participate in the program or making misleading statements about sale prices and return policies. Alaska is the first place to crack down on employers of port ...
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