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Cruise Industry Carefully Charts Its Return to Sailing

Cruise Lines

"You only get one shot" to instill confidence in cruise passengers, one executive cautions.

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Cruise Lines Tout Deals Even Though It’s Still Not Clear When They’ll Sail

Experts disagree that discounts are the best strategy to lure travelers.

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Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Release Covid-19 Safety Guidelines for Cruises

Masks should be mandatory, and forget about self-serve buffets.

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Cruisers Tell the CDC: Let Us Back on Board

Cruise lines have extended their pause until at least November, but some people are ready to get back to sea now.

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Cruise Industry Extends Pause Again, No Sailing Until November

Cruises won't resume before Nov. 1.

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Ship Capacity Is the Cruise Industry’s Airplane Middle Seat

Cruise lines are figuring out passenger capacity and other safety measures.

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Carnival Sees Bookings Tick Up for 2021, but Continues to Burn Cash Until Then

Cruise line conglomerate is burning through a lot of cash to get to that hope on the horizon.

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Pandemic Sees Rivals Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Team Up

They've convened a health and safety panel ahead of cruises resuming in September.

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Carnival Extends Pause, Along With the Rest of the Cruise Industry

Carnival Cruise Line had planned to return in August but will now wait until the fall.

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Virgin Voyages Caps Cruise Capacity for Its First Sail

The Scarlet Lady is scheduled to make her maiden voyage this fall.

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Consumer Demand Will Dictate When Carnival Cruises Return

CEO and president Arnold Donald is working to resume cruises in August.

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Who Will Sail on Virgin Voyages’ Wilder, Adults-Only Cruise Ships?

Richard Branson's new cruise line, offering plenty of novelty, is set to begin sailing in October.

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Carnival Corporation Announces Layoffs a Week After Revealing Planned Return

Company was not eligible for a government bailout.

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Carnival Plans August Return—4 Days After Congress Initiated Investigations Into the Company

Carnival is planning to partially return to the open seas on Aug. 1 after the CDC's No Sail Order lifts.

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How Is the Cruise Industry Handling the Coronavirus Crisis?

Some cruise lines have suspended operations—but not all customers are rushing to cancel their voyages.