Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line could safely resume sailing, if allowed, because it can offer a 'controlled cruise experience,' CEO Oneil Khosa told Seatrade Cruise News.
Cruising's full stop is painful but provides time to reset long-term priorities — and sustainability should top the list, V.Ships Leisure leaders suggest.
Rescompany and VOne Technology have collaborated to produce contactless real-time health screening, alleged to lessen the risk of cross-infection and minimise human error without impacting embarkation throughput.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio is confident in the demand for cruises but cautioned it's going to take time, maybe years, to return to 'the good old days of 2019.'
The TUI Group plans to 'reinvent' the holiday to survive the 'greatest crisis' the travel business and the company have ever faced.
In addition to feature story coverage, here's a quick read of some of today’s coronavirus-related cruise news and announcements.
The cruise industry is taking a holistic approach to planning for COVID-19 safety when sailing is allowed. This entails a 'curb to curb' strategy, from start (time of booking) to finish (returning home).
Bringing out a new cruise brand during a global travel shutdown would seem to be an impossible task but 'We're lucky,' Atlas Ocean Voyages President Alberto Aliberti said.
Software solutions provider DeCurtis Corp. hired Matt Winans as VP safety & security.