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Articles tagged “carnival”

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Video: CNN explores cruise industry practices in “Cruise to Disaster” documentary

CNN isn't going to make any friends in the industry with this one. The industry is safe, but they do not like it when people challenge them on treatment of workers or their tax burden.

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Concordia’s woes continue: A faulty black box, open doors, and bad maps

The captain may be to blame for the crash, but each new report speaks to a culture onboard the Concordia that was less than ship-shape.

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Carnival fires Indian crew who protested 75p an hour wages and crap tips

Carnival isn't alone in their poor treatment of ship employees, but its immense market cap argues that it could afford to not be so stingy and callous.

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Post-Concordia European cruise bookings are improving

Older Britons are leading the way with increased cruise bookings that have given event the troubled Costa line double-digit year-over-year growth.

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Carnival still reeling from Costa Concordia cruise disaster

The European debt crisis and the lingering impact of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster continued to blunt Carnival's second quarter performance, although the cruise behemoth tried to put the best face on the whole thing.

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Carnival adds a new ship to its Caribbean fleet

After the roughest cruising season in its recent history, Carnival is looking to the Breeze to help it focus on its most recent generation of mega-ships.

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Costa Concordia salvage operation to last at least a year

The Concordia will end the twelve-month process with a visit to an Italian shipyard where Costa and Carnival will see whether it can be saved and, if necessary, rebuild and rebrand the ship.

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Costa Concordia to be moved in one piece and repaired

Seeking to save the Concordia, the Carnival-owned Costa line will begin work in May to move the ship in one piece. There's no current estimate on the time required to fix the ship, but it is certain "Concordia" will no longer be its name.

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Carnival’s Costa line gets a new skipper to run its operations

Carnival brings in Michael Thamm, Aida's head, to run its European lines -- including the troubled Costa line.

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Carnival looks to George Lopez to provide the funny on ships in 2012

George Lopez provides a bright moment in Carnival Corp.'s otherwise dreary winter/spring season this year.