Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Miami has found an even ‘bigger’ brother in Miami-based Carnival Corporation.
Was it a disaster waiting to happen? Recently obtained court documents have revealed some new information regarding the troubled voyage of the Carnival Cruise Ship Triumph where 4-thousand passengers were stranded aboard what’s now known as the “poop cruise” after a debilitating fire knocked out the ships power.
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.