It is an ongoing, multi-year process to 'repair the damage done to the Carnival brand' as measured by price and net yields, Wells Fargo Securities said in a note following meetings between Carnival Corp. management and investors on Tuesday.
One of the nation's busiest cruise ports welcomed US Customs and Border Protection's decision to allow approved entities to reimburse the agency for expanded services to improve processing and inspection times. Port Everglades, along with the Port of Houston Authority and a number of airports and cargo terminal operators, were included in the initial selections for 16 new reimbursable services agreements.
Norwegian Cruise Line doubled its adjusted profit to 58 cents per share in the second quarter, the first with both Breakaway ships in service, and maintained its guidance for the full year. However, the Q3 outlook was disappointing.
Norwegian Cruise Line's new 'All-Inclusive' package, valued at more than $2,400 per stateroom, is available for a limited time on most 2015 sailings and applies to reservations made from Aug. 4-29, 2014.
In order to train crew on flooding and survivable hull breaches, Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy is building a two-story wet trainer that is larger and more expansive than its original, the L/V Gray Manatee.
Total ships: 28
Total berths: 91,515
Total Order Book Value:$22,105,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$273,472