Cruise lines are increasingly making moves to homeport their cruise ships in the Caribbean and offer fly-cruise packages to the North American market as US transportation and health authorities continue to assess […]
Just days after the British government indicated that it would once more allow cruise ships to sail from ports in England, several of the world’s largest cruise lines announced roundtrip UK 2021 […]
Royal Caribbean’s decision to homeport Odyssey of the Seas in Israel for the upcoming summer cruise season underscores the growing importance of the Middle East cruise market.
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
For the beleaguered UAE cruise sector attempting to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the UAE-Israel ‘peace deal’ is a welcome boon.
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Cruise lines are closely watching the CDC’s No Sail Order extensions and deadlines, cancelling cruises up to a month after the revolving deadline because of the difference between a warm lay-up and […]
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 […]
The 2020/21 cruise season has gotten the go-ahead from Dubai Tourism authorities, but it’s unlikely to look anything like the bumper season seen last year.
During the last financial crisis in 2008, none of the major cruise lines failed, and the travel sector proved largely resilient, but this crisis is far deeper, and hitting the industry much […]