Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival Selling $2.4 Billion Bond to Buy Back Costly Debt

By Paula Seligson (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is selling $2.4 billion of new junk bonds to refinance debt the cruise ship company took on last year, when it was forced to...

July 21, 2021
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Friday, June 25, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival Sees Full Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald estimates that the company will have its entire fleet of 91 cruise ships operating by next spring, a bit...

June 25, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Cruise Ships

Carnival Adds Over $2 Billion to Pandemic Losses with Eye on ‘Full Return’

Carnival Corporation, the world’s top cruise company, reported another $2.1 billion in losses in the second quarter as it prepares for a phased restart of global cruise operations. Carnival said...

June 24, 2021
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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Return to Cruising: Carnival Announces Sailings for 42 Ships

Carnival Corporation has announced plans to resume cruise operations for eight of its brands in the United States, the Caribbean and Europe. The sailings involve the return of 42 ships...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 15972

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
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World’s Largest Cruise Company Announces New Sustainability Goals

The world’s largest cruise company is aiming to become carbon neutral by 2050. Carnival Corporation on Tuesday announced new medium- and long-term sustainability goals which includes reducing the carbon footprint...

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3243

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Cruise Shares Rise as CDC Outlines Quicker Path to Sailing’s Return

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise shares advanced after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined a new path to the resumption of voyages. According to the new guidance...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 1208

Thursday, April 8, 2021
carnival magic in cozumel
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Fed Up Cruise Lines Ditching U.S. Threatens to Divert Some $56 Billion in Economic Impact

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a rare glimmer of hope for the cruise industry this week, with the agency saying in a statement to Bloomberg that...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 14368

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Carnival Corporation Reports Cruise Bookings are Surging

By Jonathan Levin and Molly Smith (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp.’s bookings are accelerating, reflecting pent-up demand for cruising even as the industry remains essentially on hold. In a quarterly update Wednesday,...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1555

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Arnold Donald Predicts Difficult Years Ahead For Cruise Lines

by Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – Carnival Corp ($CCL) Chief Executive Arnold Donald has said that shrinking its fleet due to the pandemic will slow its full recovery until 2023, as cruise lines battle...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 7364

Monday, February 15, 2021
Cruise Ships

Opinion: The Love Boat, American Style!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – The recent announcement by the Canadian government to suspend all cruise ship visits until February 2022 due to COVID-19 will have a detrimental impact...

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 5390

Monday, January 11, 2021
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Carnival Corp. Reports Nearly $2 Billion Quarterly Loss as Cruise Cancellations Weigh

Jan 11 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp reported a bigger-than-expected preliminary fourth-quarter net loss on Monday as the cruise operator’s business was brought to a virtual standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic....

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 1636

Monday, December 14, 2020
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Incoming Biden Administration Faces Early Test with Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Michael Smith (Bloomberg) — The Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten Group was ready to show the world that ships could be made safe from Covid-19. It outfitted...

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 14344

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival Cancels More 2021 Cruises

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the Centers for...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3636

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Cruise Ships

Carnival May Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock After Vaccine Rally

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. filed to sell as much as $1.5 billion in stock, joining at least one other travel-related company in taking advantage of Monday’s rally on...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 182

Friday, October 30, 2020
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Reports Negative Revenue As COVID19 Brings Gigantic Losses

By John J. Edwards III and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. reported negative revenue for the third quarter, a rare occurrence among major companies that illustrates the devastating...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 120

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Cruise Ship Window In Rain
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CDC Director Warns That Cruise Ship Travel Exacerbates The Spread Of COVID19

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), announced in a new report that cruise ship travel exacerbates the global spread of COVID19...

October 1, 2020
Total Views: 49

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Cruise Ships

For Carnival, ‘Death on the High Seas Act’ Protects the Bottom Line

By Christopher Yasiejko (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. is poised to dramatically curb monetary damages for passengers killed by the coronavirus under the latest court decision to side with the company. If...

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 100

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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Carnival Quarterly Loss Nears $3 billion

Sept 15 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to post a loss of $2.9 billion in the third quarter, hurt by the suspension of cruises due to...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 3, 2020
The Costa Smeralda cruise ship is docked at the Italian port of Civitavecchia
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Carnival’s Costa Cruises to Set Sail This Weekend

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp’s shares surged 11% on Thursday after its Italian brand Costa Cruises said two of its ships would resume sailing this weekend, with more to...

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 31

Monday, August 17, 2020
Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
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COVID-19: Cruise Ship Linked To Australia’s ‘Worst Outbreak’

by Colin Packham (Reuters) – The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the coronavirus from disembarking from the  Carnival Corporation owned...

August 17, 2020
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