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.
Carnival Sunshine is scheduled to call at the Port of Ocho Rios and is the first cruise ship with international passengers to call at a Jamaican port since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Eight of the nine brands controlled by the company have announced plans to resume guest operations on 54 ships to date through the end of 2021.
Carnival Cruise Line has launched its first cruise from in almost 16 months from PortMiami, with the departure of Carnival Horizon. The ship will head to the Caribbean for a six-day trip.
P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises have both delayed their return to the Australia market as discussions continue with authorities over regulations for the resumption of departures.
The group ended the period with $9.3 billion of cash and short-term investments, however, which the company believes is sufficient liquidity to return to full cruise operations.
A total of eight brands are resuming operations using a gradual, phased-in approach, with sailings announced on 42 ships to date through the end of fiscal year 2021.
Mardi Gras made her debut in the United States earlier, docking for the first time at Cruise Terminal 3 at Port Canaveral. The location was built specifically for the latest ship from Carnival.
Three brands from Carnival Corporation are expected to return to service in the United States from July, all offering Alaska sailings departing directly from Seattle.
Seven cruise line brands from Carnival Corporation have now announced plans to resume operations this summer. Limited itineraries for 16 ships have been confirmed to date.
It was smooth seas and fair winds for Holland America Line’s newest ship, Rotterdam, which has returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera (Venice) shipyard in Italy after successfully completing two sets of sea trials.