Caribbean cruise industry navigates post-hurricane season

Jan 1, 2018
The saving grace? Itinerary changes.
Tourists arrive from a cruise ship in St. John's, Antigua, in December. While its sister island Barbuda was nearly destroyed in Hurricane Irma, Antigua was left relatively untouched.
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Homesickness and regulations: working on a cruise ship isn’t all smooth sailing

Oct 4, 2017
Want to swap your cubicle for a cruise ship? Here is what you need to know.
 Fishermen tie up their wooden boat next to a cruise liner in St John's, Antigua.
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Why there is only one cruise ship in the world with an all-American crew

Sep 29, 2017
How American protectionism affects cruise ships.
Onlookers watch the cruiseliner "Pride of America" leaving the port of Bremerhaven for its first trip in June 2005. The vessel with a length of 280 meters and place for 2144 passengers is on its way to New York for its ship's christening.
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People who have jobs are searching for better ones … in Hawaii

Sep 20, 2017
Is this a sign of a stronger job market?
Palm trees are silhouetted before the sunset sky at Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Arctic climate change: less ice, more cruise ships

Aug 18, 2016
A cruise ship carrying 1700 passengers is now able to cross the Northwest passage
The Crystal Serenity hours before leaving Seward, Alaska on Tuesday, August 16. It's the largest cruise ship by far to attempt the Northwest Passage. 
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Oceanliners cruise to better results

Jul 31, 2015
Royal Caribbean's second quarter earnings beat expectations.

Carnival Corp. aims for a new set of customers

Nov 19, 2014
The cruise company wants the public’s help through social media.

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Cruise ship comeback still tied up in port

Nov 3, 2014
The industry was hurt by the recession and a series of disasters at sea.

Alaska moves to regulate cruise ship kickbacks

Aug 20, 2013
Alaska is the first state to crack down on so-called 'port lecturers' who try to steer cruise ship passengers to shop in specific stores on ports of call.

Carnival Cruises changes captain

Jun 25, 2013
Carnival relieves its longtime CEO of his CEO-ship. Overall the company, which includes several lines, is making a profit. Carnival Cruise, which has had all the mishaps, is suffering.

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