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Carnival Cruise Lines won’t have ships in Europe in 2014

Excerpt from Travel Weekly UK

May 10, 2013 6:16 am

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Carnival Cruise Lines claims its decision to withdraw ships from Europe in 2014 has nothing to do with the adverse publicity stemming from its Costa Concordia tragedy off the Italian coast. We’re not buying it.

— Dennis Schaal

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Carnival Cruise Lines is to send a letter to the UK trade today telling them it will have no ships in Europe next year.

The iconic U.S. cruise line which had two ships in Europe this year – one sailing from Dover, the other from Barcelona and Venice – said it could not risk having ships in Europe.

It said it did not think Americans, who make up the vast majority of its passengers, would pay increased airfares to cross the Atlantic.

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