Seabourn has become the latest major cruise line to announce further downsizing of its fleet in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
AIDAaura first of three more ships confirmed to be leaving Carnival Corp fleet
Carnival Corporation has announced that it will be retiring AIDAaura from the fleet of its German cruise line AIDA Cruises in September, 2023.
Carnival Corporation to sell a further three ships as fleet consolidation continues
Carnival Corporation has confirmed it plans to sell a further three cruise ships, two of which will be sold out of its Costa Cruises fleet.
Carnival Corp reintroduces mask mandate on all Australian cruises
Carnival Corporation has announced that masks will be mandatory on all its Australian cruises going forward following COVID outbreaks aboard several Princess Cruises ships.
Carnival Corporation looks to cut fuel consumption by up to 10%
Carnival Corporation has announced the rollout of comprehensive technology upgrades called Service Power Packages across its fleet to further improve energy savings and reduce fuel consumption.
Saudi Arabia reportedly in talks with Carnival Corp to purchase Seabourn brand
There are reportedly ongoing talks between Carnival Corporation and Saudi Arabia for the kingdom to purchase the cruise company’s ultra-luxury brand Seabourn.
Carnival Corporation and others latest to drop Ukraine and Russia cruises
Several Carnival Corporation brands and the boutique cruise line Windstar are among the latest to drop cruise calls in Ukraine and Russia due to the ongoing war between the two countries.
Omicron begins to eat into Carnival demand, but profit still expected by 2022
While the emergence of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has not impacted demand for cruises in 2022 and 2023, Carnival Corporation said that it had affected bookings in the short-term, during […]
First newbuild for Carnival joint venture in China is halfway complete
The first cruise ship being built for Carnival Corporation’s joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation is halfway complete, with much of her hull and superstructure now assembled.
Carnival Corp switches ships from AIDA and Costa to Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Corporation is consolidating its fleet further, with an AIDA Cruises newbuild and an existing Costa Cruises ship due to be transferred to Carnival Cruise Line.
Carnival Corporation says cruise industry not being treated fairly by CDC
On a business update call, Arnold Donald, the CEO of Carnival Corporation, said that the cruise industry is not being treated fairly by the CDC compared to other transport sectors.
Costa Cruises confirms Costa Toscana will be delivered in 2021
Just a few days after Carnival Corporation announced it would be delaying delivery of all but one of its 2021 newbuilds, its Costa Cruises brand floated out its latest Excel-class ships, Costa […]
Costa Toscana floated out at Meyer Turku despite delay to 2021 deliveries
Costa Cruises newest cruise ship Costa Toscana was floated out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland this week, despite parent company Carnival Corp’s decision to delay newbuild deliveries this year.
Carnival Corp to sell more ships and delay all but one newbuild delivery in 2021
Amid a US $2.2-billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2020, and a flood of new cruise ships due for delivery this year, Carnival Corporation has said it plans to sell off […]
Carnival Corp may not resume US cruises until 2021 due to environmental offences
While Carnival Corporation’s European cruise brand AIDA Cruises has confirmed that it is returning to the Dubai cruise market for the coming 2020/21 season, the world’s largest cruise company may be banned […]
Carnival cancels a range of US cruises following CDC No Sail Extension
Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled a range of US cruise departures following the announcement of the extension of the No Sail Order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Eight down, ten to go as Carnival Corp looks to save around US $2-billion in costs
Carnival Corp has sold eight of the 18 ships earmarked for retirement from the fleet, with all eighteen of the ships being let go having now been announced. Carnival Corporation is selling […]
Carnival Corporation increases cruise ship retirements from 13 to 18 vessels
Carnival Corporation has announced that it will again accelerate its ship retirement program amid the coronavirus pandemic, increasing the number of ships its selling off from 13 to 18.
Cruise industry is “close to devastation” says NCL CEO at Big Four meeting in Miami
At a meeting between the Big Four cruise line and the Miami-Dade County Tourism and the Ports Committee, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank del Rio called for the industry to be […]
Cruise terminal expansion projects in PortMiami unaffected by global cruise shutdown
Expansion projects in PortMiami are ongoing, despite the coronavirus pandemic and global shutdown of the cruise industry, according to a release by Miami-Dade County officials.