Carnival Corporation Lays Off and Furloughs Employees

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(Updated May 15, 2020 8:58 a.m. ET) Carnival Corporation (CCL) announced on Thursday morning that a round of layoffs and furloughs are coming. The North American brands consist of Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Seabourn, and Princess Cruises. In a press release, the company said they are taking steps to strengthen its liquidity through […]

Understanding “Cancel For Any Reason” Travel Insurance

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Travel insurance is more important now than ever, and a policy including a Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) provision is a great way to add an extra layer of protection to your vacation. Most policies offering this type of coverage require that you purchase the insurance coverage within 14 days of the initial deposit on […]

Norwegian CEO Gives Insight into Cruise Line’s Future

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On Thursday morning, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) released its first-quarter earnings, followed by an earnings call led by company President and CEO Frank Del Rio. The call covered the company as a whole, representing Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Before the shutdown, Norwegian was experiencing recording bookings at higher […]

Cruise Podcast: Interviewing a Crew Member During An Industry Shutdown

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We talk to a cruise director who was onboard a cruise ship during the cruise industry shutdown. The cruise director chats with us what it was like being on board as a crew member during the shutdown, and how he had pivot as they attempted to get cruisers home. Plus he answers some of your […]