|Peak time on the Pool Deck|
That practice has always been frowned upon and passengers are warned not to practice chair saving. However, until now, nothing much has been done about the situation. That's changing for the better and cruise lines such as Norwegian Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Lines are taking measures to prevent it. When pool attendants notice a chair occupied only by a towel and and other stuff, they put a warning note on it with the current time. After an allotted period, usually 30 or 40 minutes, the chair is set free when the attendants remove whatever has been used to 'save' it. Those items are then put in a secure location for their owner to retrieve.
Has this policing method worked? Only time will tell, but it's made a lot of sun worshipers happy when more chairs are available. As far as the Chair Hogs go...they are just plain rude so we don't care what they think.
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