Social distancing and enhanced hygiene measures could negatively affect many of the features that made cruising such a desirable experience for holidaymakers.
21 May 2020
14 May 2020
Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced that the company is losing approximately $150m to $170m a month. Unsurprisingly, the company expects to incur a net loss for the 2020 financial year....
30 April 2020
Adopting a price cutting strategy will likely be the most effective way of getting passengers back on cruise ships once travel restrictions are lifted. Carnival subsidiary Princess Cruises has announced...
24 April 2020
Cunard Line announced it is extending its suspension of sailing, which includes cancellation of its entire 2020 Alaska season. Due to ongoing travel restrictions, this is undeniably the right action....
23 April 2020
According to the Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) latest report, for every 1% drop in cruising in the UK, up to 530 jobs can be lost. Each day of the...
9 April 2020
The US Government’s $2tn Covid-19 package designed to save jobs and financially support companies will not include cruise businesses due to tax loopholes exploited by the industry. News of President...
3 April 2020
By demonstrating corporate responsibility and offering various deals and savings, cruise businesses can strengthen existing and forge new customer relationships amid Covid-19 outbreak. There is no doubt that travel restrictions...
18 March 2020
The biggest health crisis in modern history will leave the future of the cruise industry in turmoil. In February 2020, the Diamond Princess was put into isolation off the Japanese...
6 March 2019
MSC Cruises' ultra-luxury vessels are due to come into service in 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026.