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Carnival Corporation's North American Brands Extend Pause in Cruise Operations

Pause in operations extends from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31 and includes five brands from the world's largest cruise company - Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard North America, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn.

Carnival is in the process of building a gradual, phased in approach to resume guest operations, which will focus initially on Miami and Port Canaveral, to be followed by Galveston.

The “Voyage Well” Plan sets forth to increase crew and passenger safety in light of not just the COVID-19 pandemic, but also as a set of evolutions to increase the overall safety and health of the crew and guests moving forward.        

Called 'Safe Air,' the new air filtration system will use UV-C lamps to kill viruses and bacteria.

Guests, employees and crew members of three brands are all at risk after an Aug. 15 ransomware attack.

System allows guests to view a large variety of German language and international TV channels & movies or book excursions, view their bill and communicate with the staff while the crew can catch up on up to two days of TV.

SMS will operate DeCurtis Shield™ Kiosks to automate the health check questionnaire process and provide temperature screening as part of its new health and safety initiative due to COVID-19.  

Before diving back into things, cruise operators should consider improving back office systems, their use of data & analytics, and the guest experience.

The initial cruises will take place with adjusted passenger capacity and enhanced health protocols developed with government and health authorities to follow shoreside mitigation guidelines.

Experts discuss the rise of ransomware attacks and what steps companies can take to protect themselves.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will now be known as Royal Caribbean Group.

The key elements of the safety drill will be accessible to guests on an individual basis via their mobile devices and interactive stateroom TVs instead of using the traditional group approach.

Companies to work together to safely eliminate food waste and reduce food waste generation to help Carnival Corporation lead the way in environmental stewardship.

If managed properly, the cruise line industry could provide one of the safest leisure environments in the world.

Companies have created a "Healthy Sail Panel" comprised of top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations.

Leibowitz's responsibilities will include oversight of all aspects of the ultra-luxury brand's operations, including revenue management, deployment and itinerary planning, hotel operations, and sales and marketing.

Cruise ship includes virus neutralizing air filters, virtual queues, thermal monitoring cameras and partnerships with AtmosAir Solutions and EcoLab.

Platform provides a contactless medical outreach solution for hotels and cruise ships and their guests.

The focus is now on developing a framework of policies and procedures for a restart.

Voyages will remain paused through July 31.

Meadows is currently president of Seabourn and in this role has overall executive responsibility, leading all business and global operations for the award-winning luxury cruise line.

Beginning on August 1, eight ships will resume operations from Miami, Port Canaveral and Galveston; all other ships will continue to remain offline through August 31.

Cruise line will layoff or furlough 26% of its 5k U.S. workers.

Guests who have paid in full will receive a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) equivalent to 100% of the cruise fare paid and, as an added incentive, an additional 25% FCC.

Automated business analysis detects small changes in consumer behavior to foretell larger trends and flag activities that fall outside of the unexpected.

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