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Cunard has canceled sailings until November due to coronavirus pandemic-related travel restrictions, while a Stifel analyst raised his price target for the cruise ship operator. Shares of the Miami-based company were down 5.7% to $23.52 in pre-market trading on Tuesday.
Cunard President Simon Palethorpe said the cruise line i… read more
The German shipyard Meyer-Werft has released new pictures of Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas, its second Quantum Ultra-class ship, under construction.
While Meyer-Werft was forced to reduce worker capacity at the yard and implement social distancing on siteearlier in the year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, work continued on … read more
In a new video posted to YouTube, the CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Richard Fain, says he doesn’t like the idea of a “new normal” in cruising and won’t be adopting it for the cruise line.
Talking about the reopening of the Royal Caribbean offices near Port Miami “gradually and safely”, Fain says that the cruise company, like wider societ… read more
Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of its new cruise ship Silver Origin, the first to do so in-person since the pandemic began (Celebrity Cruises took delivery of Celebrity Apex remotely back in March).
A small handover ceremony with select Silversea executives such as Chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, President & CEO Roberto Mart… read more
The luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has confirmed that its new expedition cruise ship Crystal Endeavour will be delayed until 2021 due to work stoppages at the MV Werften shipyard.
MV Werften, along with all the major shipyards across Europe where the world’s cruise ships are built, was forced to delay some projects due to social distan… read more
Norwegian Cruise Line has become the first of the major cruise companies to provide details about the measures it will take to combat the spread of Coronavirus once cruising resumes.
Royal Caribbean has indicated that it is in the process of developing such protocols, while Carnival Corporation has said that it is studying al… read more
Despite the extraordinary cost of the ongoing global cruise shutdown for its nine cruise brands, Carnival Corporation has no plans to downsize or consolidate, says CEO and President Arnold Donald.
Speaking to Cruise Critic, he said the world’s largest cruise company will emerge from the global lockdown just as strong.Donald’s comments came… read more
Spirit of Adventure, Saga Cruises latest new cruise ship, will not be delivered on time and will not debut in August as planned according to a statement from Saga.
A sister ship to Spirit of Discovery, Spirit of Adventure is under construction at the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Germany, which was forced to implement social distan… read more
This week, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced a series of enhanced health and safety protocols in preparation for when its cruise ships resume operations from 25 July.
Among the new measures, the cruise line has said that it w… read more
Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises took to YouTube Tuesday to explain why the world’s second-largest cruise company, unlike many other businesses, has not publicly released new operating protocols to protect guests from Coronavirus. In a nutshell, Fain explained that it was because Royal Caribbean Cruises, un… read more