Hola Havana. Doral-based Carnival Corp. has announced that it has received permission from the U.S. government to operate cruises to Cuba.
Haiti may soon be added to the list of ports for a major cruise line based in South Florida.
Lawyers for Miami-based Carnival Corp. are the defensive as they battle a suit brought by about three dozen passengers who sailed last year on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days.
Carnival Corporation is asking a court to dismiss lawsuits filed by passengers who suffered days of difficult conditions aboard the Triumph cruise ship earlier this year.
Carnival Cruise Lines can’t catch a break lately. Just days after the Carnival Triumph was left disabled due to an engine fire, another Carnival ship, the Fascination, failed a health inspection from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Search operations on the crippled Costa Concordia off the coast of Tuscany were called off indefinitely on Wednesday after the ship shifted on its rocky ledge.
Five more bodies have reportedly been found on the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship which capsized Friday off the coast of Tuscany.
“You Get on board! This is an order!”, that was the command given to the captain of the stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia by an Italian Coast Guard official after the ship hit rocks Friday night.
The chief executive of Costa Crociere has blamed “human error” on the part of the captain for the grounding of the Costa Concordia off Tuscany on Friday.
The search continues for more survivors of a Costa Cruise Lines luxury liner which partially sank after hitting a submerged rock off the island of Giglio, Italy.