Carnival Corp. has become the first US-based company sued by Americans whose properties in Cuba were seized after the 1959 revolution. Two businessmen holding claims to piers and buildings used by Carnival ships in Cuba acted following a Trump administration policy change.
Update adds Bruce Nierenberg's views about which lines could be harder hit by the uncertainty of potential changes
President Trump's tightening of restrictions on Cuba—driven by the country's support for the embattled government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro—has sparked concerns about the potential impact on cruises.
The US Virgin Islands is determined to position itself as the No. 1 tourism destination in the Caribbean by employing robust public-private partnerships.
Joseph Boschulte, commissioner designee for the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, will be encouraging a 'refresh' of USVI's tourism product and urging cruise lines to consider St. Croix a distinct destination with its own special attributes.
The Bahamas government signed a letter of intent on Wednesday with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and ITM Group for the sale of Grand Lucayan Resort and the redevelopment of Freeport Harbor.
The Panama Maritime Authority issued a tender for the operation and maintenance of the new Panama Cruise Terminal.
Xu Juehui, general manager of Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal Development Co., Ltd, is calling for legislation at the National People's Congress and the Chinese Political Consultative Conference to protect the rights of cruise passengers.
A proposal to hit cruise lines with a new tax will add an unfair burden to the industry and drive up costs for both operators and passengers, Cruise Lines International Association Australasia has warned.