Carrying over 200,000 customers every year, Marella Cruises has offered an insight into just what happens on board a ship, including the item that tends to leave the cruise along with the passengers. It seems Britons are a nation who love their creature comforts, with 30 percent of guests slipping away with their cabin slippers in tow. Each room on board the ship comes with a complimentary pair of the shoes, along with a robe, to ensure guests feel completely at home in their cabin. Ironically, the findings show that the slippers become such a symbol of home, they often depart with the passengers. On the other hand, it seems the majority of dressing gowns stay put in the rooms.
Cruise: Would you take this item home? (Image: Getty Images)
The research unveiled some additional onboard favourites.
Unsurprisingly, the item British passengers simply can’t live without is the traditional cup of tea.
In fact, in one week alone tea drinkers got through 13,000 cups of English Breakfast tea to satisfy the craving.
The cruise operator puts this into perspective, pointing out that “if you lined up all those tea bags it would stretch for just under four times the length of Marella Explorer.”
Coffee wasn’t too far behind though, coming in as the second drink favoured by those on board.
In the same amount of time, 12,500 cups of coffee are brewed.
Plus, it seems we’re a nation of breakfast lovers, with 2,500 slices of toast were munched as part of a full English each morning.
As the day turns into night the most ordered beverage from the ship’s extensive