Costa trials onboard robots

Pepper robots are being used on board Costa and Aida cruise ships By http://www.passengership.info/ Costa Group has signed an exclusive agreement with French company Aldebaran to use its Pepper robots on board vessels to assist passengers on Costa and Aida cruise ships. Pepper is the world’s first robot that reads main human emotions. Michael Thamm, chiefContinue reading “Costa trials onboard robots”

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First world cruise for Chinese guests departs Shanghai

Costa Atlantica departs Shanghai By Tom Stieghorst Costa Atlantica departed Shanghai on March 1 on what Costa Cruises describes as the first world cruise by a ship specially for the Chinese market. The voyage will span 86 days and 28 destinations in 18 countries. Costa Group CEO Michael Thamm was among the group of dignitaries onContinue reading “First world cruise for Chinese guests departs Shanghai”

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Carnival Corp. CEO was paid $8.7 million last year

Carnival Corp. president and CEO Arnold Donald received $8.7 million in compensation last year, an increase of 11% from 2013. The cruise company’s 2014 net income rose 14.4% in 2014. Carnival’s stock price rose 12.8% over the year. Donald earned a salary of $1 million, plus stock compensation worth $3.5 million, non-equity compensation plan remunerationContinue reading “Carnival Corp. CEO was paid $8.7 million last year”

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