Articles tagged “ncl”

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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

Norwegian Cruise Line Spurs Bookings With Free Drinks on Short Sailings

Norwegian Cruise Line Spurs Bookings With Free Drinks on Short Sailings

Associated Press

These cruisers will likely "cruise lie a Norwegian" (i.e. the cruise line's slogan) but they will be drinking like sailors.

4 years ago

Americans Are Booking More Cruises Than Ever This Year

Americans Are Booking More Cruises Than Ever This Year

Anna-Louise Jackson, Bloomberg

Consumers are back on ships, now the cruise lines just need to get prices back to pre-2008 levels.

5 years ago

Carnival Tries to Compete in the Big Ship Game With First New Vessel in 4 Years

Carnival Tries to Compete in the Big Ship Game With First New Vessel in 4 Years

Beth Harpaz, Associated Press

Carnival is the giant among cruise lines, but it's been trumped in recent years by big ideas from Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line.

5 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Lines Orders Two More of Its Next Generation of Mega-Ships

Norwegian Cruise Lines Orders Two More of Its Next Generation of Mega-Ships

Hannah Samson, Miami Herald

Norwegian's mega-ships were a gamble, but their unique combination of size and variety of offerings have become a hit with passengers who spend most of their trips on the ships.

5 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Departs Tunisia in Conflict Over Israeli Passengers

Norwegian Cruise Line Departs Tunisia in Conflict Over Israeli Passengers

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

The difference between official policy and what a few port officials choose to do when presented with a real-world can be vast.

6 years ago

The Multi-Million Dollar Campaigns Cruise Companies Are Aiming at Millennials

The Multi-Million Dollar Campaigns Cruise Companies Are Aiming at Millennials

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Can a few ads and concerts change opinions about cruising following two years of regrettable press?

6 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line and Bigger Competitors Take Their Battle to TV

Norwegian Cruise Line and Bigger Competitors Take Their Battle to TV

Dennis Schaal, Skift

NCL CEO would like to see a less competitive cruise environment where there would be less discounting and everyone could raise pricing. Utopia isn't lurking around the next corner.

6 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Sees 19 Percent Q4 Revenue Jump Helped by Ship Launch

Norwegian Cruise Line Sees 19 Percent Q4 Revenue Jump Helped by Ship Launch

Dennis Schaal, Skift

NCL's is showing some momentum after completing its first year as a public company with the introduction of the Norwegian Breakaway, and the decision to homeport its new Norwegian Getaway in Miami.

6 years ago

The Norwegian Getaway That Most Passengers Never Get To See

The Norwegian Getaway That Most Passengers Never Get To See

Dennis Schaal, Skift

As any experienced cruiser will tell you, it is the crew that will make or break a sailing, and their labors often mean more than how many flat-screen TVs are hoisted up in the newest sports bar on board the ship.

6 years ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Seeks to Distinguish Itself from ‘Inferior’ Competitors

Norwegian Cruise Line Seeks to Distinguish Itself from ‘Inferior’ Competitors

Dennis Schaal, Skift

NCL is building a big niche with its new Breakaway and Getaway sister ships, but it is tough to compete when larger rivals have the resources to arrive in new destinations first, and with more scale.

6 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.

6 years ago