Articles tagged “princess cruises”

Coral Princess Is Docking in Miami With 2 Fatalities

Coral Princess Is Docking in Miami With 2 Fatalities

Curt Anderson, Associated Press

The cruise industry, with most lines ceasing operations, is still very much in the process of disembarking passengers. It will be a considerable period before operations get restarted.

3 months ago

Princess Cruises Suspends Operations for 60 Days Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Princess Cruises Suspends Operations for 60 Days Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Rosie Spinks, Skift

In some ways, this has felt inevitable. The cruise line at the center of the coronavirus crisis is temporarily ceasing operations. The question is whether this decision will be the first domino to fall.

4 months ago

Carnival Corp. Downgrades Earnings Guidance as Diamond Princess Remains Quarantined

Carnival Corp. Downgrades Earnings Guidance as Diamond Princess Remains Quarantined

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The cruise industry's operations in Asia are being battered by coronavirus, with Carnival Corp. in a particularly tough spot.

5 months ago

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Cruise operators go where they see demand, and Alaska has been a hot market for a while now. Will the introduction of more and bigger ships change that dynamic?

1 year ago

Why the Cruise Industry Stands Out for Diversity in Its Leadership

Why the Cruise Industry Stands Out for Diversity in Its Leadership

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cruising has embraced diversity in leadership and diversity in experiences for consumers in recent years. This bodes well for the industry as it continues a concerted effort to get more people to try cruising.

2 years ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Princess Cruises Is Evolving With History in Mind

Skift Global Forum Preview: Princess Cruises Is Evolving With History in Mind

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Princess Cruises has a long history and widespread awareness, but the cruise line knows it can't rest on the past. President Jan Swartz talks about innovation, authenticity, and why diversity in leadership is good for business.

2 years ago

China Cruises Are Packed at Lower Prices Amid Tensions With South Korea

China Cruises Are Packed at Lower Prices Amid Tensions With South Korea

Hannah Sampson, Skift

An international dispute that forced itinerary changes for China-based cruises threw operators for a loop, but demand seems fundamentally intact. If tensions ease and South Korea reopens, will pricing return to high levels or have lower fares become the new normal?

3 years ago

Carnival Corp. Wants Wearable Tech to Elevate the Cruise Experience

Carnival Corp. Wants Wearable Tech to Elevate the Cruise Experience

Hannah Sampson, Skift

We think this will take some getting used to for cruise passengers and crew alike. But the widespread acceptance of Disney's MagicBand — at least in Florida parks — shows that vacationers can adapt and embrace new forms of technology, especially if it improves their trip.

4 years ago

Carnival’s Princess Cruises Will Pay a Record $40 Million for Pollution and Cover-Up

Carnival’s Princess Cruises Will Pay a Record $40 Million for Pollution and Cover-Up

Susan Heavey, Reuters

Cruise lines talk a lot these days about their efforts to be more friendly to the environment. This criminal case involving Princess Cruises shows that lip service is meaningless without action.

4 years ago

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How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

Adobe + Skift

It's not enough for a company to have it's heart set on building the latest “disruptive” form of technology — they must first create an organization-wide culture of innovation.

4 years ago

Skift CMO Interviews: Princess Cruises on Creating Meaningful Travel Experiences

Skift CMO Interviews: Princess Cruises on Creating Meaningful Travel Experiences

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Princess Cruises is trying to offer passengers unique, one-of-a-kind experiences to infuse more meaning into their vacations.

4 years ago

Carnival Executives’ New Approach Helps the Cruise Line Change Course

Carnival Executives’ New Approach Helps the Cruise Line Change Course

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Who would have thought two years ago that Carnival would be on the forefront of anything but norovirus cleanup? But it is, and other brands should pay attention.

5 years ago