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Cruises

Royal Caribbean Isn’t Worried About Inflation Even With a $1.2 Billion Loss

Royal Caribbean — like its rivals in the cruise industry — has had a brutal last two years. But it can finally see a light at the end of tunnel in large part because it fully believes that consumers aren't deterred by rising prices.

Royal Caribbean Isn’t Worried About Inflation Even With a $1.2 Billion Loss

Cruises

Carnival CEO Arnold Donald Is Stepping Down

Donald has had to deal with the biggest crisis ever to hit the cruise industry, and leaves the company in still-uncharted waters with an uncertain path to recovery.

Carnival CEO Arnold Donald Is Stepping Down

Cruises

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

it will be interesting to see what kind of large-ship cruise industry returns. Will it be a continuation of 2019’s bigger-is-better approach, or did any of the major lines rethink what their product could be in the age of overtourism and climate change?

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

Coronavirus

Cruise Confidence Returning Slowly But Not for Megaships

It's still an unpredictable road ahead for the major cruise lines eyeing the rebound of U.S. consumer confidence. Travel restrictions are indeed easing for its top region in demand, the Caribbean, and more cruisers are making plans. But they're also remaining cautious.

Cruise Confidence Returning Slowly But Not for Megaships

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Sailings to Russian and Ukrainian Ports

Norwegian Cruise Line's decision to cancel sailings to Russian and Ukrainian ports was inevitable. Absolutely no responsible travel company is going to send customers to a region where a war is escalating.

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Sailings to Russian and Ukrainian Ports

Cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Return to Profit Delayed by Omicron Surge

Cruising has been snobbishly derided as foreign travel for people afraid of going abroad. But while Royal Caribbean has faced choppy waters during the pandemic, favorable demographic trends hint at plain sailing over the horizon.

Royal Caribbean’s Return to Profit Delayed by Omicron Surge

Cruises

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

Genting may not be one of the cruise sector's giants, but its collapse showcases just how much the pandemic has battered that industry.

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Pauses 3 Cruise Voyages Due to Omicron

A current Royal Caribbean marketing slogan is that "this is the year of yes." But the company's latest pause on sailings comes after tests found onboard cases on more than 90 ships across various cruise brands. So call it "the winter of waiting" instead.

Royal Caribbean Pauses 3 Cruise Voyages Due to Omicron

Cruises

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cancel Further Cruise Sailings

Even with zero infections onboard, cruise lines are falling foul of strict protocols. They simply can't win.

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cancel Further Cruise Sailings

Cruises

Carnival Terminates Cruise in Lisbon After Covid Outbreak Grows

With the number of Covid cases reaching 64, or less than two percent of all those on board, Carnival Corp.'s AIDA Cruises has had to call time on the voyage. The cruise industry would have been hoping for a better start to 2022 than this.

Carnival Terminates Cruise in Lisbon After Covid Outbreak Grows