US Lawmakers Push to Reinstate Cruise Ship Ban After Outbreak

In the wake of Sea Dream Cruises’ botched restart of Caribbean sailings out of Barbados, two politicians are calling on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reinstate the cruise ship ban that was lifted late last month. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, and Representative Doris Matsui, a Democrat from […]

9 Cruise Line Private Islands and Where They Are Located

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Looking for a port less traveled? Perhaps one that won’t have six ships in port on the same day? Your best bet is to book an itinerary that stops at a cruise line private island. These private destination paradises offer the ultimate beach day with smaller crowds, no fights for a  beach lounger, and meals […]

Carnival Files To Raise $1.5 Billion Through Equity Offering

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As Carnival Corporation continues to burn through cash — to the tune of more than $500 million per month — the company has announced a $1.5 billion “at-the-market” equity offering in conjunction with J.P. Morgan Securities and Goldman Sachs & Co. In October, Carnival Corporation announced a $2.8 billion loss for the third quarter ended […]