Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Cruise News Daily Headlines for June 25, 2013

* The Top of the News from Carnival
During today’s conference call for financial analysts to discuss Carnival’s second quarter earnings, there were two big topics of conversation.

One was that the company was splitting the roles of CEO and Chairman of the Board, and the other was about the rebuilding of the Carnival brand’s image. There were also a couple of other interesting comments that almost slipped by under the radar.

* Zenith Disabled by Fire
An engine fire early Tuesday morning partially disabled Zenith in the Venice lagoon. Reports say the fire was extinguished quickly, but it will cause an early end to the cruise. No passengers or crew members were injured.

The ship is operated by Royal Caribbean’s Spanish brand, Pullmantur, and they are in the process of arranging flights to repatriate all passengers.

Update on Zenith Fire - 06/26/13

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