April 19, 2019

Carnival signs agreement to fund infrastructure projects in Grand Turk

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From TC Weekly News A HURRICANE shelter and community recreational centre are the first two projects that will be executed under an agreement between the Government and Carnival Corporation. The news come on the heels of a meeting between Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson and a Carnival Corporation delegation led by Marie McKenzie, vice president of […]

Every destination in Caribbean will be open in upcoming weeks, says FCCA

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Posted by Travelweek Group TORONTO — Michele Paige, President of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), could not have stressed it enough: “The Caribbean is open for business,” she said repeatedly during a press conference that provided media with cruise industry updates following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “The FCCA has been working tirelessly with partners in […]

What Norwegian Cruise Line’s China move means for the cruise industry

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By: Susan Young From Travel Agent Central Today [Oct 12], Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) became the latest cruise company to announce its entry into the Chinese cruise market with a purpose built ship for 2017. Looking at the big picture, financial analyst Robin Farley of UBS Investment Research has addressed the burgeoning lineup of […]

New cruise terminal at Caribbean’s most-visited port

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By MarEx From The Maritime Executive Carnival Corporation has added a third berth to the company’s pier at Puerta Maya, Cozumel, Mexico, the most popular cruise destination in the Caribbean. With an investment of more than $20 million, the all-new “arm” was added to the company’s existing pier to allow three ships to be moored […]

Travel agents “key to rebuilding Carnival’s brands”

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From Travel Daily Corporation pledges commitment to helping agents Travel agents have been “critical” in rebuilding the brand perception of the Carnival Corporation in the last year, its president and CEO Arnold Donald has said. Speaking to media on a conference call this afternoon, Donald said its increased communication with agents is “yielding good results” […]