Articles tagged “ferries”

Tourism

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Hornblower's private equity investor Crestview kept the faith in the experiences operator during the pandemic. Now the investor is supporting a global mergers and acquisitions strategy that could amp up the company's momentum.

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Tourism

Greece Reopens Island Ferries and Restaurants in Bid to Salvage Tourism Season

Trip-planners used to research whether the hotel had a pool and childcare facilities. Now they'll also examine how many Covid-19 infections that country had. Greece hopes to benefit from the fact that its outbreak was less acute than some of its neighbors.

Greece Reopens Island Ferries and Restaurants in Bid to Salvage Tourism Season

Rail

New York Launches Ferry Service to Better Connect the Boroughs

This new ferry service could end up helping tourists as much as locals. Not only can it relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains and buses, but tourists love views of the city and everyone wants a more pleasant trip to Rockaway Beach in Queens in the summer.

New York Launches Ferry Service to Better Connect the Boroughs

Airlines

Hawaiian Low-Cost Airlines Are Killing Molokai’s Ferry Service

If nothing else this demonstrates the difficulty of competing in the marketplace when your competitor plays by different rules than you have to.

Hawaiian Low-Cost Airlines Are Killing Molokai’s Ferry Service

Tourism

Hawaii Has Yet to Give Up on an Inter-Island Ferry System

Hawaii needs a smarter method of inter-island transport. Someone should guilt Lanai, Hawaii owner Larry Ellison into making it happen.

Hawaii Has Yet to Give Up on an Inter-Island Ferry System

Cruises

Nearly 300 Feared Dead in South Korean Tourist Ferry Disaster

Nearly 300 Feared Dead in South Korean Tourist Ferry Disaster