Top Cruise Line Exec Unexpectedly Steps Down

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In a surprising move, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford announced Tuesday that he would be leaving his post as of the end of May. Elsewhere under the Carnival Corporate umbrella, it was announced that Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn since 2011, would also be stepping down at the end of May. As with Ashford, […]

Cruise-Hating Journalist Triggers Backlash

It’s safe to say that Los Angeles Times writer David Lazarus knew exactly what he was doing when he wrote an inflammatory piece about cruise ships. On top of that, he (or an equally savvy editor) even gave it the headline, “The Cruise Industry Is Sinking. I’m Okay With That.” Haters Gonna Hate After all, […]

Which Type Of Carnival Cruiser Are You?

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Not all Carnival cruisers are alike. We’re not talking about age or shape or demographic, but rather the level of passion they have for the Fun Ships which make up the Carnival fleet. While Carnival’s VIFP (Very Important Fun Person) loyalty program divides people by their Blue, Red, Gold, Platinum and Diamond status, we came […]