An increasing number of cruise lines are considering rapid COVID-19 testing as part of a basket of enhanced health and safety protocols for the resumption of cruising, but key questions for passengers […]
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Carnival Corporation has access to US $7.9-billion in cash and cash equivalents, according to a regulatory filing last week, giving the world’s largest cruise company enough money to remain afloat for another […]
An increasing number of major cruise lines dependent on passengers from the United States have begun cancelling their entire 2020 program, reflecting growing pessimism about the coronavirus situation in the United States.
The European cruise is the first to open up substantially as European nations begin to get a hold on the coronavirus pandemic. RELATED: Damage to cruise industry from coronavirus captured in a single […]
Costa Cruises has modified its cruise resumption plans, with the announcement that bookings will only be available to Italian residents initially, and both itineraries will only visit Italian ports, instead of Greece […]
The world’s three biggest cruise companies, representing almost 80% of the market, are burning through US $33-million every single day during the global shutdown in cruises, amounting to a combined US $1-billion […]
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have confirmed that they’ll be resuming operations in September, with both cruise lines deploying two ships in the Mediterranean.
Amid the scrapping of four cruise ships in less than the same number of weeks and expectations that dozens of other cruise ships may soon meet the same fate, MSC Cruises has […]
When the coronavirus pandemic first hit, forcing governments to impose lockdowns around the world and bringing entire industries to a halt, it was expected that the cruise industry was going to take […]
Merhi Abou Merhi, the owner of the Orient Queen cruise ship through his company Abou Merhi Cruises, has filed a lawsuit against the state seeking accountability for those responsible for the deadly […]