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Carnival reports smaller-than-expected loss, says cruising still in demand

Carnival reports smaller-than-expected loss, says cruising still in demand

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Carnival Corp CCL.N on Thursday reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss and said advanced bookings for next year were improving, indicating renewed demand for cruising.
Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Outline How They Plan to Cruise Safely - WSJ

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Outline How They Plan to Cruise Safely

By: Dave Sebastian
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 21st, 2020
Recommendations include tighter controls to keep infected people from boarding ships and detailed plans for addressing infections on board.
Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

By: Uday Sampath Kumar
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Royal Caribbean Group (RCL.N) said on Monday testing passengers for COVID-19 was “very likely” going to be part of a new set of safety measures planned to get its ships to resume sailing after months of being docked.
Most major cruise lines like Carnival and Norwegian have moved back their possible restart date

Most major cruise lines like Carnival and Norwegian have moved back their possible restart date

By: Richard Tribou
Source: The Times Picayne / New Orleans Advocate
Date of Publication: June 21st, 2020
Cruise lines have agreed to suspend sailing from U.S. ports until Sept. 15, trade group Cruise Lines International Association announced Friday.
More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

By: Theresa Braine
Source: New York Daily News
Date of Publication: June 14th, 2020
Three months after the cruise industry stopped sailing in the heat of the coronavirus pandemic, 40,000 crew members are still stranded at sea – unpaid, with some still testing positive for the pathogen.
The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

By: Fran Golden
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 3rd, 2020
Wearable devices for crowd control, digital casinos, and robot crew members are just a few of the interventions being pursued by ship designers.
American Cruise Lines could be first to resume travel post-coronavirus

American Cruise Lines could be first to resume travel post-coronavirus

By: Angelica Stabile
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: May 25th, 2020
While prominent cruise lines like Royal Caribbean and Carnival might not be resuming travel after the coronavirus shutdown until Aug. 1, American Cruise Lines is aiming to get back on the water by the end of June.