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Carnival’s Princess Cruises Will Pay a Record $40 Million for Pollution and Cover-Up

Carnival’s Princess Cruises Will Pay a Record $40 Million for Pollution and Cover-Up

Susan Heavey, Reuters

Cruise lines talk a lot these days about their efforts to be more friendly to the environment. This criminal case involving Princess Cruises shows that lip service is meaningless without action.

2 days ago

Carnival Corp. Is Pulling the Plug on Its New Cruise Line Fathom

Carnival Corp. Is Pulling the Plug on Its New Cruise Line Fathom

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Carnival Corp. tried something new with Fathom that just didn't catch on. But the cruise company was able to leverage the line to move into Cuba before its rivals, which is no small feat.

1 week ago

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Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

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In a world as uncertain as today, social impact travel movements are more necessary than ever. During Skift Global Forum 2016, Fathom President Tara Russell delved into the importance of creating experiences for travelers that center around the social interactions.

3 weeks ago

Skift Backstage Podcast: Carnival CEO on Exceeding Expectations

Skift Backstage Podcast: Carnival CEO on Exceeding Expectations

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The CEO of the world's largest cruise ship company believes this is the "golden age of cruising." Listen in to see why.

3 weeks ago

Carnival Cruise Line Returns to Alabama After 5-Year Absence

Carnival Cruise Line Returns to Alabama After 5-Year Absence

John Sharp, Associated Press

Carnival Cruise Line had trouble raising pricing out of Mobile, Alabama five years ago so it left. The city has helped Carnival several times over the last few years during various crises but nothing's assured regarding whether the cruise line is actually back for the long term.

4 weeks ago

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

When the U.S. election (presumably) concludes on Tuesday, companies might be able to invest in travel with a little more certainty about their return on investment. Vacationers will likely be looking to take a break from the tense political climate in the U.S., as well.

4 weeks ago

Carnival Corp. CEO: We Are in the Golden Age of Cruising

Carnival Corp. CEO: We Are in the Golden Age of Cruising

Jason Clampet, Skift

The cruise industry's dominant message for 2016 and the next decade: Only the long view will win.

4 weeks ago

Video: Carnival Corp. CEO on Winning Over the Non-Cruisers

Video: Carnival Corp. CEO on Winning Over the Non-Cruisers

Jason Clampet, Skift

We were happy to begin this year's Forum with a conversation with Donald, and we're happy to argue (or agree) with him any time about the future of travel.

1 month ago

Carnival Corp. CEO Says Empathy Is Vital in Complicated World

Carnival Corp. CEO Says Empathy Is Vital in Complicated World

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Arnold Donald has done an impressive job turning around Carnival Corp.'s image. Now he has to lead it into the future in an extremely competitive global cruise market.

2 months ago

Carnival Corp. Says Its Cruise Business Is Strong, Even in Europe

Carnival Corp. Says Its Cruise Business Is Strong, Even in Europe

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Carnival Corp. had a strong quarter at a time when some competitors struggled, but questions will remain about how quickly the industry is growing in China.

2 months ago

China’s Cruise Boom Is Getting Some Homegrown Ships

China’s Cruise Boom Is Getting Some Homegrown Ships

Hannah Sampson, Skift

China's cruise market is still in its early days, but the world's biggest industry players are trying to help it mature fast.

2 months ago

Carnival Corp. Is Producing TV Shows That Star Its Own Ships

Carnival Corp. Is Producing TV Shows That Star Its Own Ships

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Carnival Corporation is putting a lot of effort into getting its cruise ships, destinations, and shore activities in front of a massive audience. Smart travelers will realize they're seeing a highly produced, promotional version of a cruise experience.

3 months ago