The first official word on how the 2015 wave season is going is expected Thursday when Royal Caribbean gives guidance in reporting its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 earnings. Analysts expect the No. 2 cruise operator to exceed its Q4 projection for a profit in the range of 35 cents to 40 cents per share, with the consensus of 42 cents up from Royal's 23 cents the prior year, and pricing che...
As expected, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced a new company-owned sales office in Brazil, where bookings are growing for Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Carnival Corp. & plc signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned enterprise China Merchants Group to explore the possibility of two joint ventures—a domestic cruise line for China and turnaround and transit port development.
Royal Caribbean International's Carol Schuster, svp marketing, has left after 1.5 years with the company, highlighted by the introduction of Quantum of the Seas.
The Port of San Francisco chalked up a record cruise year in 2014, highlighted by the opening of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 in September. 2015 is expected to top 2014.
Total ships: 34
Total berths: 105,157
Total Order Book Value:$25,437,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$272,961