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More bad news for Carnival cruise lines: Another ship adrift and reports of sick guests on an island cruise center. Will this latest wave sink the stock?
Carnival Cruise line has seen a gastroenteritis outbreak, and an engine room fire, but the stock is up. Jaime Katz, Morningstar, provides perspective on the stock.
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Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford discusses how his company is positioned as airline stocks soar, and the economy improves. "We've seen substantial diversification of our international business over the last 4-5 years," he says.
MIAMI, March 19- Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled 10 more cruises aboard its ship Triumph, which was undergoing repairs after an engine fire left it stranded in the Gulf of Mexico last month, the company said on Tuesday.
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Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst and Pauline Frommer, Frommer's Guide and travel expert, weigh in on the Carnival debacle.
*Cuts earnings forecast to $1.80- $2.10/ shr vs $2.20- $2.40. March 15- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, swung to a quarterly profit on Friday but posted lower revenue per cabin and cut its profit and revenue forecast for the year, citing weakness in Europe and pricing promotions.
March 15- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, on Friday reported a quarterly profit but posted a drop in the revenue each cabin generates and lowered its revenue forecast for the year, citing weakness in Europe and pricing promotions.
NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports mechanical problems has hit two additional Carnival cruise ships; this after an engine fire last month crippled a ship that left passengers stranded for five days without power.
*Trims earnings forecast to $1.80- $2.10/ shr vs $2.20- $2.40. March 15- Cruise operator Carnival Corp, grappling with a series of recent headline-grabbing mishaps involving its ships, said on Friday it returned to profitability in the latest quarter but cut its revenue and profit forecast for the year.
The Carnival Dream was stuck in a Caribbean port with equipment trouble Thursday, a month after the Triumph was disabled by a fire that stranded thousands.
The Dream is stuck at a port in St. Maarten because something went wrong with its backup generator. Carolyn Spencer Brown, CruiseCritic.com, weighs in.
The U.S. Coast Guard reports the Carnival Dream has lost power, and the ship is docked in Saint Maarten, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
March 14- Carnival Corp& Plc said on Thursday it is making arrangements to fly home all passengers on its Carnival Dream ship, now stuck in port in St. Maarten in the Caribbean, by private charters and will give them a refund equivalent to three days of the trip, plus a 50 percent discount on a future cruise.
March 14- A Carnival Cruise Lines ship was stuck at port in St. Maarten in the Caribbean on Thursday with equipment trouble, a month after another Carnival vessel was disabled in the Gulf of Mexico by a fire, trapping thousands of passengers for nearly five days.
March 14- A Carnival Cruise Lines ship was stuck at port in St. Maarten in the Caribbean on Thursday with equipment trouble, a month after passengers spent nearly five days trapped on another disabled Carnival vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 12- Carnival Corp has launched a comprehensive review of its entire fleet after a fire crippled one of its ships last month, and will share its findings across the industry, Carnival Cruise Lines' chief executive told a conference on Tuesday.
Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!