Washington - They get too close to wild animals. They perch on statues. They pose at the edge of a cliff hours after a woman's deadly fall.
Stories abound of tourists dangerously eager for the perfect photograph - and a group that caters to travellers has had enough.
Cruise company Royal Caribbean said this week that it has banned a passenger for life after she was spotted "recklessly" standing on a balcony railing for a picture. The guest and her companion, who helped with the shot, disembarked in Jamaica "as a result of their actions", the company said. The companion is banned too.
A fellow passenger on the Allure of the Seas ship told CNN he witnessed the risky photo-shoot from his balcony and brought it to the crew's attention. He documented the transgression in a grainy picture of his own posted online that shows a woman gazing out at the ocean in a blue bathing suit, hands held above her head.
Royal Caribbean warns against "unsafe behavior" in its guest conduct policy, saying that "sitting, standing, laying or climbing on, over or across any exterior or interior railings or other protective barriers" is forbidden.