With a strong showing of validation of the cruise industry’s return, Carnival Cruise Line in cooperation with the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the Government of The Bahamas held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new cruise port on Grand Bahama Island.
Following a refurbishment, Carnival’s AIDAdiva will start on her first voyage from Warnemünde to the Norwegian fjords on 14 May 2022.
Carnival Corporation has announced it has completed the installation of nearly 600 food waste biodigesters across its fleet in support of ongoing food waste management and reduction efforts as part of its overall commitment to environmental compliance.
Josh Weinstein, currently Carnival’s Chief Operations Officer, will take up the role of President and CEO. Arnold Donald, currently President and CEO, becomes Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors.
Carnival Corporation has announced that Renata Ribeiro, currently senior vice president strategic operations and a highly respected member of its senior leadership team, will additionally assume the responsibilities for the company’s global port and destination development operations, effective June 1, 2022.
Carnival said it expects monthly adjusted EBITDA to turn positive by the beginning of the summer season as its builds occupancy and returns more ships to service.
Carnival Celebration has floated out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, signifying a major step in her development. She will now move alongside the outfitting pier and into the next phase of construction.
Carnival has reported a net loss of $2.6 billion for the fourth quarter of financial 2021. As of the end of November, the line said 61 per cent of its pre-Covid-19 capacity was operating.
Carnival Corporation celebrated the official launch in partnership with Shamal Holding following a strategic partnership signed in 2018 to develop the new cruise port.
John Padgett will oversee all performance and operational functions of the line and its global fleet of 14 ships sailing cruise guests to nearly 400 destinations around the world annually.
From next month, Sture Myrmell, currently president of P&O Cruises Australia and president of Carnival Australia, will begin his new role as president of Carnival UK.
Carnival Pride has set off on a seven-day cruise to the Bahamas, visiting the popular destinations of Nassau, Freeport and the private island of Half Moon Cay.