Articles tagged “cruise industry”

Cruises

What’s Missing From Big Cruise’s New Climate Action Goals?

Alternative fuel sources are urgently needed, yes. But the cruise lines’ woes go well beyond emissions and remain unaddressed, even if CLIA now recognizes that really big ships aren't suitable for certain destinations. With climate change finally front and center, will more governments restrict megaships and regulate various impacts on host communities?

What’s Missing From Big Cruise’s New Climate Action Goals?

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain to Step Down

All hands on deck as chief financial officer Jason Liberty takes over, but in which direction will he take the cruise line after the pandemic's choppy waters?

Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain to Step Down

Overtourism

Venice Battles Overtourism With Reservations and Mobile Phone Tracking

Airport-like turnstiles and ticketing will rub away some of the historic city's charm, but perhaps the best way to prevent visitors numbers spiralling out of control.

Venice Battles Overtourism With Reservations and Mobile Phone Tracking

Coronavirus

Disney Cruise Line to Resume Sailing From Florida Next Month, With No Vaccinations Required

After a long pause Disney has pencilled in a Bahamas cruise, but what kind of demand will it see with Florida's relaxed approach to inoculations?

Disney Cruise Line to Resume Sailing From Florida Next Month, With No Vaccinations Required

Airlines

Airlines, Cruise Ad Spending Down 54 Percent vs. 2019

As both airlines and cruise lines chart their recoveries, digital is where they are focusing most of their messaging — with fewer dollars so far.

Airlines, Cruise Ad Spending Down 54 Percent vs. 2019

Coronavirus

Carnival Posts $2 Billion Quarterly Loss as Cruise Industry Still Navigates Pandemic Perils

Although a gigantic quarterly loss is never good news, Carnival executives should be heartened by the fact brighter days are ahead as cruising finally returns.

Carnival Posts $2 Billion Quarterly Loss as Cruise Industry Still Navigates Pandemic Perils

Coronavirus

Recovering Cruise Industry Will Battle Temptation to Revert to Old Status Quos

Big cruise is back, even as Florida and Texas turn cruising vaccination requirements into a political football. With industry giants eager to start making money again, it'll be a tough road ahead, from rebuilding consumer confidence to sailing to where vaccines are lagging. Is this restart premature?

Recovering Cruise Industry Will Battle Temptation to Revert to Old Status Quos

Coronavirus

First Major Cruise Line to Resume in North America Reports Covid Cases

It was a matter of when — not if — as cruises attempt to resume amid an ongoing pandemic.

First Major Cruise Line to Resume in North America Reports Covid Cases
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Coronavirus

3 Experts Weigh in: How the Disruption of Air, Cruise, and Hotel Capacity Created Unique Opportunities

Covid-19 caused disruption in the travel business. The industry was put on pause and is now returning in different ways. Companies that view post-pandemic recovery as something new and unique will have an advantage over those that expect to pick up right where they left off.

3 Experts Weigh in: How the Disruption of Air, Cruise, and Hotel Capacity Created Unique Opportunities

Cruises

Florida Sues Biden Administration to Overturn CDC Lockdown on Cruises

This latest attempt from Florida's governor, whose lax pandemic leadership led to over 30,000 deaths in his state, and from the cruise industry to bully the CDC into authorizing mass cruising to resume is sure to fail. Especially at a time when several states are experiencing Covid spikes.

Florida Sues Biden Administration to Overturn CDC Lockdown on Cruises