The Miami Heat and team owner Micky Arison’s company Carnival Corporation have pledged to donate at least $1 million to support relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
One day after celebrating his team’s second straight NBA Championship, Miami Heat owner Micky Arison is in the news again Tuesday. It’s not related to the Heat; instead it’s his other job that has him making waves in the business world
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.
Doral-based Carnival Corporation has finally agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for the costs related to helping save the Carnival Triumph in February and the Carnival Splendor in 2010, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
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.
Carnival Corporation has dealt with problems on two ships this week and a major issue in February with the Triumph, but that hasn’t dampened the company’s profits in the fiscal first quarter.
The new NBA champions are all the talk on Twitter. The Heat players, and even Heat owner Micky Arison, have been tweeting about the big win and the long night of partying.
The Costa Concordia disaster could cost hundreds of millions of dollars to Carnival Corporation and its insurers.
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison revealed Thursday that he voted against ratifying the NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement, saying that ballot was cast as a protest of how revenue sharing is expected to work in the deal.
The souring economy may be taking a chunk out of most people’s pocketbook, but it’s not impacting everyone’s desire to get away as evidenced by Miami-based Carnival Corporation’s latest numbers.