Articles tagged “disney cruise line”

Disney Cruises Have Big Fans Who Don’t Bring Along Children

Disney Cruises Have Big Fans Who Don’t Bring Along Children

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Disney’s cruise product is top notch, but we doubt you’d see adults tattooing themselves if it wasn’t for a life-long affinity for the larger Disney brand.

2 years ago

Latest Cruise Pollution Report Card Shows Difficulty of Overseeing the Industry

Latest Cruise Pollution Report Card Shows Difficulty of Overseeing the Industry

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

There's really no way to tell how sustainably cruise lines operate, due to a lack of regulation on a global scale. Since cruise lines aren't required to release detailed data on their environmental footprint, there is little accountability.

3 years ago

Disney Is Growing Its Cruise Fleet and 5 More Revelations From Its Annual Meeting

Disney Is Growing Its Cruise Fleet and 5 More Revelations From Its Annual Meeting

Hannah Sampson, Skift

By announcing the addition of its next cruise ship five years in advance, Disney proved it is patient — and really good at building anticipation.

3 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line and Disney Just Made a Deal With the British Virgin Islands

Norwegian Cruise Line and Disney Just Made a Deal With the British Virgin Islands

Associated Press

The deal demonstrates the sway that major cruise lines hold over Caribbean destinations.

5 years ago

Cruise Line Industry Lobbying Group Champions the Party Line

Reuters

There are some emerging trends in cruise travel, but CLIA won't be the organization that will give you reliable insight into what goes on.

5 years ago

Miami Is Officially the World’s Busiest Cruise Port, Exceeds 4 Million Annual Passengers

Miami Is Officially the World’s Busiest Cruise Port, Exceeds 4 Million Annual Passengers

Associated Press

Miami is a cosmopolitan crossroads between the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. And it's also very popular Asa. Cruise port.

5 years ago

How Disney Plans to Build a Brand in China Before Shanghai Park Opening

How Disney Plans to Build a Brand in China Before Shanghai Park Opening

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Disney's biggest competitor in Orlando, Universal Studios, has not announced plans to build in China, giving Mickey a relatively significant, if temporary, boost.

5 years ago

Cruise Lines Argue That Environment Report Unfairly Gives Them Bad Grades

Cruise Lines Argue That Environment Report Unfairly Gives Them Bad Grades

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Cruise lines can argue that the report gives an unfair view of their environmental efforts, but it's not about what they are trying to do, it's what they are doing. And Disney appears to be doing fine.

5 years ago

Disney Cruise Line tops competitors in customer service survey

Disney Cruise Line tops competitors in customer service survey

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Cruise lines have to do more than avoid crashes and power outages since small issues also have a major impact on attracting repeat cruisers, the bread and butter of the cruising community.

6 years ago

Disney Cruise Line redesigns 15-year-old Magic, adding a Marvel Comics touch

Disney Cruise Line redesigns 15-year-old Magic, adding a Marvel Comics touch

Beth Harpaz, Associated Press

Scrapping a cruise ship is an expensive and lengthy process, which is why cruise lines opt for updating existing ships whenever possible.

6 years ago

Cruise trends for 2013 point to family offerings and better food

Cruise trends for 2013 point to family offerings and better food

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

At the same time ships on major lines are getting bigger and behaving more like shopping malls at sea, we're seeing a boom of small-ship and river cruising for a generation of travelers who'd like a break from sensory overload.

6 years ago

Environmental group releases cruise report card; high marks for Disney, dismal ones for Carnival

Environmental group releases cruise report card; high marks for Disney, dismal ones for Carnival

Susan Salisbury, The Palm Beach Post

CLIA isn't going to like any rating or grading system that does anything but praise the cruise lines it represents. Although you can quibble with the severity of FOE's report card system, it can help identify which lines do a better job of being environmentally responsible.

6 years ago