Articles tagged “virgin cruises”

Virgin Cruises Rebrands as Virgin Voyages, Finally Signs Deal for Three Ships

Virgin Cruises Rebrands as Virgin Voyages, Finally Signs Deal for Three Ships

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Virgin is still on track to launch its first cruise ship from Miami in 2020. Whether Richard Branson can convince people who don't normally cruise to try one of his ships is still an open question.

3 years ago

Richard Branson Really Wants Millennials Onboard Virgin Cruise Line

Richard Branson Really Wants Millennials Onboard Virgin Cruise Line

Bill Faries, Bloomberg

Not a bad idea, but let's wait until he actually delivers the ships before millennials start sending in their deposits. If Virgin Hotels is any indication, we may be waiting long past 2020 for the next hot demographic to sign up.

4 years ago

Virgin Cruises to Debut 3 Ships in Miami Starting in 2020

Virgin Cruises to Debut 3 Ships in Miami Starting in 2020

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Virgin Cruises seeks to attract cruisers and newbies to its maiden offering in Miami. So does everyone else. We trust Sir Richard and his design team has something different on deck.

4 years ago

Richard Branson Is in Miami Today for Big Virgin Cruises Reveal

Richard Branson Is in Miami Today for Big Virgin Cruises Reveal

Associated Press

We are guessing that all the hoopla is not about Virgin settling with the multi-million dollar suit over stealing the business plans for its cruise line.

4 years ago

Virgin Cruises Is Sailing Straight Into U.S. Federal Court

Virgin Cruises Is Sailing Straight Into U.S. Federal Court

Bloomberg

Virgin may not care about Veitch, but they likely will have to care about the enemies they'll make in the industry if suppliers, vendors, builders, and ports think that the nascent cruise line is untrustworthy.

5 years ago

Virgin Cruises Hit With $300 Million Lawsuit For Stealing Idea From Norwegian’s Ex-CEO

Virgin Cruises Hit With $300 Million Lawsuit For Stealing Idea From Norwegian’s Ex-CEO

Curt Anderson, Associated Press

Cruising isn't something that the newbie can get into without extensive help. It's unlikely Virgin could do anything here without Veitch. While his $300M+ payday wasn't guaranteed before, he may walk away with something similar if the court sees things his way.

5 years ago