Resurrecting tourism after a natural disaster isn’t easy. There’s the perception that everything is destroyed or closed, and when visitors stay away the destination loses badly needed income to put people back to work and fund recovery.
Strong performance across core markets and a new high in pricing for European itineraries lifted Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to a record third quarter profit.
Carnival Cruise Line signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas to power North America's first fully LNG-powered cruise ships.
In the past, unusual events—be they weather-related or geopolitical—caused people to freeze. Cruise bookings suffered as everyone waited out a return to normalcy.
In spite of a 20-cent per share impact from hurricanes, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. sailed past Wall Street expectations to turn in a record $3.49 per share profit in the third quarter.
Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat is a major attraction for travelers to the Arctic. New wildlife guidelines from the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators aim to help nature-lovers experience the fauna safely and without disturbing the birds and animals.
The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of US Coast Guard members and their families, will hold its Seventh District tribute Nov. 16 in Fort Lauderdale.
Rich Pruitt, a highly respected cruise industry professional who previously spent 13 years with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., was named VP environmental operations at Carnival Cruise Line.