Newspaper story This is one of the most heinous things I have heard, associated with a cruise ship. I hope that this young lady is able to recover fully. I think also that all cruise lines should examine their policies with regard to access to passenger cabins. I was personally surprised to learn that even people delivering food have cabin keys which can access cabins, even while they are not on duty.
In some religions and cultures the women have no rights. I can't imagine how you'd be able to distinguish the good from the bad in these poor countries where the applicant will say anything to be employed. If this low life slime is convicted there should be a minimum sentence of mandatory Castraton.