Articles tagged “virgin group”

Virgin Voyages Is Counting on Its Brand to Win Over Cruise Skeptics

Virgin Voyages Is Counting on Its Brand to Win Over Cruise Skeptics

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Virgin Voyages is emphatic about being a different kind of cruise player while planning to sail from the world's busiest cruise port to the most popular destination. The difference will be in the details, and we're still waiting for most of those.

3 months ago

Richard Branson Believes Supersonic Air Travel Is the ‘Next Big Thing’

Richard Branson Believes Supersonic Air Travel Is the ‘Next Big Thing’

Angus Whitley and Jason Kelly, Bloomberg

Richard Branson has a history of making bold predictions that don't turn out quite right. If – and it's a big if – supersonic jet travel makes a comeback, commercially viable flights are decades away.

4 months ago

Virgin Voyages Sharpens Its Focus With Adult-Only Cruise Plan

Virgin Voyages Sharpens Its Focus With Adult-Only Cruise Plan

Hannah Sampson, Skift

One of the buzz phrases in the cruise industry for the past couple of years has been "multigenerational cruising." Virgin Voyages sees an opportunity in keeping one generation off its inaugural ship.

8 months 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.

2 years ago