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A Cruise Ship Covid Outbreak Returns in Australia

When nearly a quarter of passengers – and an unknown number of crew – get hit with Covid, cruising is definitely not back to normal.

A Cruise Ship Covid Outbreak Returns in Australia

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Norwegian Cruise Confident It Can Ride Wave of Higher Pricing Through Any Downturn

Norwegian Cruise better be certain it has the guest experience to retain customers despite implementing record pricing amid shaky economic conditions.

Norwegian Cruise Confident It Can Ride Wave of Higher Pricing Through Any Downturn

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Royal Caribbean Saw a Strong Bookings Boost From Covid Protocols Dropping

Royal Caribbean is sailing off the boost from the relaxation of Covid protocols. Its executives says business has returned to normal. But that's not exactly right, since it won't ever be back to normal without one important market: China.

Royal Caribbean Saw a Strong Bookings Boost From Covid Protocols Dropping

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Hurtigruten Sets Sail for Zero-Emission Cruising

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at hybrid cruise ships, cautious optimism in Latin American skies, and Capital One’s luxury loyalty push.

Hurtigruten Sets Sail for Zero-Emission Cruising

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Norway’s CEO Evangelist for Electric Cruise Ships

Having seen the impact of climate change firsthand, Hurtigruten Group's Daniel Skjeldam is driven by a powerful motivation to innovate even if it means eating the associated higher costs of electricity-powered ships to drive the industry forward. Hopefully other cruise operators will come around.

Norway’s CEO Evangelist for Electric Cruise Ships

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Alaskan Cruise Season Expanding Due to Climate Change

There are no winners in this story.

Alaskan Cruise Season Expanding Due to Climate Change

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Carnival Cruises Into a Better Earnings Season

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Carnival's better earnings, Hong Kong's high cost for business travelers, and Traveloka's cash infusion.

Carnival Cruises Into a Better Earnings Season

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Carnival’s Relaxed Covid Rules Help Push Demand Above 2019 Levels

The focus on returning passengers and relaxation of Covid-19 rules have helped the cruise company's recovery. The next step (and more challenging one) is to win over first-time cruise passengers.

Carnival’s Relaxed Covid Rules Help Push Demand Above 2019 Levels

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships to Install Elon Musk’s SpaceX Internet

Starlink's expansion is one significant step for SpaceX, and hopefully a giant leap for Royal Caribbean Group passengers.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships to Install Elon Musk’s SpaceX Internet

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Virgin Voyages Raises $550 Million in Funding With BlackRock as New Backer

Virgin Voyages has raised $550 million in fresh capital led by new investor BlackRock, with additional financing from existing investors Bain Capital Private Equity and Virgin Group, plus support from other lenders. The cruise line, created by entrepreneur Richard Branson, debuted during the pandemic and operates two ships. It is positioned as a premium brand.…