March 22, 2021
In this Issue
Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Breaking: 2 major cruise lines will resume North America sailings in June
- When the Major Cruise Lines Plan to Sail Again
- Duffy: Carnival Bookings Very Solid, Pent Up Demand
- Key Brands Drive Cruise Industry Growth
- Quantum of the Seas Passenger Capacity May Be Increased from Singapore
- American Cruise Lines deploys sixth ship in Pacific Northwest
- Croatia Opens Ports to All International Cruise Passenger Vessels
- Will cruise fans get to hit the water again in 2021 or not?
- Royal Caribbean will offer 'fully vaccinated' cruise with sailings starting in Israel
- Another Cruise Line Signals That Vaccine Mandates Are the Way Forward
- Alaskan cruise ships' 'Canada problem' is really America's fault
Breaking: 2 major cruise lines will resume North America sailings in June
It looks like the comeback of big-ship cruising in North America is, finally, at hand.
Two of the world’s biggest cruise lines, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises, on Friday announced they would resume North America cruises in June with sailings out of the Bahamas and St. Martin, respectively. Royal Caribbean — the world’s largest cruise line — said it would begin seven-night sailings out of Nassau in the Bahamas on June 12 that will feature calls in the Bahamas and Mexico. The trips will take place on the line’s 3,807-passenger Adventure of the Seas — a ship that originally was scheduled to spend the summer in Europe.
When the Major Cruise Lines Plan to Sail Again
Major cruise lines are planning restarts in various phases in 2021 eyeing a phased-in, healthy and safe return to service on a gradual basis regionally. Here's the latest…
Duffy: Carnival Bookings Very Solid, Pent Up Demand
The President of Carnival Cruise Line, Christine Duffy, said that the cruise line’s recent bookings have been strong and the brand is remaining financially sound. “Carnival Corporation continues to be a financially sound company in spite of this extended pause. We entered this situation with a very strong balance sheet that has allowed us to raise additional capital and financing to get us through this pause and maintain our position as a leader in the global cruise industry,” Duffy said in a video address posted on Carnival’s social media on Feb. 25.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the articles above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this e-Newsletter
Having trouble reading?Download this Issue