Cruise industry defends record after a critical TV documentary

The cruise industry has defended its record in tackling the coronavirus crisis in the wake of a critical ITV documentary screened on Thursday. The hour-long ‘Billion Pound Cruises: All at Sea’ focused on the plight of various Princess Cruises ships and Holland America Line vessel Zaandam which were caught up in the pandemic. It highlightedContinue reading “Cruise industry defends record after a critical TV documentary”

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Holland America Moves Passengers from Zaandam to Rotterdam

Holland America Line has announced that 29 people moved from Zaandam to Rotterdam at Port Everglades. There are now 53 total guests and contract service staff on Rotterdam waiting for flights (29 guests and 24 contract service staff). “We are working on finalizing flights and logistics for travel home,” the company said. Following the transfer,Continue reading “Holland America Moves Passengers from Zaandam to Rotterdam”

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Carnival Corp boss denies sector was slow to react to coronavirus

Carnival Corporation boss Arnold Donald has refuted suggestions the cruise industry was “slow” to react to the outbreak of coronavirus. He argued that cruise is actually one of the best-placed sectors of travel to cope with anticipated stricter health and safety protocols in the future. The chief executive of the nine-brand cruising giant said: “TheContinue reading “Carnival Corp boss denies sector was slow to react to coronavirus”

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