Articles tagged “ncl”

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Moving Its Built-for-China Ship to the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Moving Its Built-for-China Ship to the U.S.

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Norwegian Cruise Line made a significant investment in China when it built a ship specifically for that market. But as executives like to say, ships are easy to move when necessary, and clearly Norwegian sees a brighter future in the U.S.

4 months ago

Norwegian Cruise CEO Is Getting Bigger Spenders On Board

Norwegian Cruise CEO Is Getting Bigger Spenders On Board

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The cruise industry has long boasted of its value compared to land vacations. But Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is notably not emphasizing low prices. It is instead working to get passengers to spend more on tickets, shore excursions, and onboard extras.

9 months ago

Exclusive: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Former CEO Was Removed Over Misconduct, Lawsuit Claims

Exclusive: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Former CEO Was Removed Over Misconduct, Lawsuit Claims

Hannah Sampson, Skift

There’s a lot to unpack in this lawsuit — and it’s pretty clear that Kevin Sheehan and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings wish much less would have been included. When one former CEO sues another, it’s not going to be pretty.

2 years ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: Cruise Lines Play the Long Game

Travel Megatrends 2017: Cruise Lines Play the Long Game

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It takes patience and methodical planning to build a new market — and the cruise industry seems to be settling into China until that’s done, with whatever tweaks are necessary along the way.

2 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line has a Big Europe Problem

Norwegian Cruise Line has a Big Europe Problem

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Cruise line executives trumpet the benefits of global deployment: When one part of the world is having trouble, other regions tend to improve. Unfortunately for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, the biggest markets are struggling at the same time.

2 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Cuts Profit Forecast on Slumping Demand

Norwegian Cruise Line Cuts Profit Forecast on Slumping Demand

Crayton Harrison, Bloomberg

Slumping demand for Mediterranean and Caribbean cruises, as well as discounting, took a chunk out of Norwegian Cruise Line's profit in the second quarter.

2 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line’s First Quarter Earnings Meet Expectations

Norwegian Cruise Line’s First Quarter Earnings Meet Expectations

Associated Press

For a season that was defined by global unrest and health concerns in the Caribbean, NCL was able to post improvements over the previous year.

3 years ago

Virgin Group Settles Lawsuit That Claimed Its Cruise Line Plan Was Stolen

Virgin Group Settles Lawsuit That Claimed Its Cruise Line Plan Was Stolen

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The $300 million lawsuit has drawn attention from Virgin's plans to "make waves" in the cruise industry. Now the focus will shift to whether Virgin Cruises can deliver on that promise.

3 years ago

SEC Filings Reveal Alaska’s Crack Down on Cruise Line Pollution

SEC Filings Reveal Alaska’s Crack Down on Cruise Line Pollution

Associated Press

Alaska, perhaps realizing that nobody wants to take a scenic cruise through a polluted environment, has gotten tougher regulating cruise lines. It can afford to: Where else are the ships going to go for this scenery?

3 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Impresses Wall Street With Q2 Earnings

Norwegian Cruise Line Impresses Wall Street With Q2 Earnings

Associated Press

A healthier stock price will certainly help NCL position itself as it chases rival Carnival Cruise Line.

3 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line to Remove Ban on Onboard Leftovers

Norwegian Cruise Line to Remove Ban on Onboard Leftovers

Associated Press

Thus preventing the first known case of a passenger starving to death during the 3 minutes it would take to walk to another onboard buffet.

3 years ago

Some Cruise Line Employees to Get Small Increase in Low-Paying Jobs

Some Cruise Line Employees to Get Small Increase in Low-Paying Jobs

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

Cruise lines are giving their lowest-paid workers a modest wage increase by hiking the mandatory tips that guests pay to crew members. Given the 80-hour weeks they often work, it's a pittance.

4 years ago