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Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 23, 2015

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Carnival Cruise Line | Jason Leppert | December 23, 2015

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 23, 2015

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Carnival Cruise Line Builds World’s Largest Cruise Ship Made Of Canned Food At Monday’s New Orleans Saints Game
A 30-foot-long cruise ship display was assembled from more than 17,000 cans of food, finalizing a Holiday Food & Fund drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Big Year for Grand Bahama Shipyard
Grand Bahama Shipyard is reporting a 2015 that was “filled to capacity,” renovating cruise ships from the likes of Disney Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruises.

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Featured in John Heald’s “Whatever We’re Gonna Call These” Interview Series
Carnival Cruise Line brand ambassador John Heald video interviews Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald about the upcoming Carnival Vista.

Join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca in Bermuda for the America’s Cup in Summer 2017
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will offer the opportunity to experience the 2017 America’s Cup yacht race with a Boudicca departure from Liverpool.


According to a new study published in Tourism Management Perspectives, cruise passengers are not large spenders in port even when offered more spending opportunities.

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. has completed a fifth enclosed shipbuilding structure in Salisbury, Maryland to construct larger vessel hulls indoors.

Ahead of Carnival Cruise Line's return in 11 months, Mobile, Alabama is investing tens of thousands of dollars to upgrade, secure and maintain its port facilities.

Fiji’s High Commissioner to Australia Yogesh Punja says the Fijian government is talking with Carnival about hosting a ship year-round from Lautoka.


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