Cruise bookings decelerate but prices are holding for now

Cruise bookings decelerate but prices are holding for now

Cruise bookings decelerated sharply over the past two months but pricing is holding strong, according to analyst Patrick Scholes of Truist Securities. Scholes wrote in Truist’s September Demand & Price Survey that conversations with executives at large travel agencies specializing in cruise…

Carnival drops plan for Covid testing sites at terminals

Carnival drops plan for Covid testing sites at terminals

Carnival Cruise Line has dropped plans to set up mobile Covid-19 testing sites at its terminals. “While we had previously raised the possibility of more on-site testing at our terminals, the logistics of making this service widely available to a large number…

Royal Caribbean changes inaugural plans for Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean changes inaugural plans for Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International’s next Oasis-class ship, the Wonder of the Seas, will launch in the Caribbean and Europe in 2022 instead of China.  The Wonder, the fifth Oasis-class ship, will debut from Fort Lauderdale in March 2022, where it will sail seven-day…