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Cruise News Briefing - October 29, 2020. Florida's governor is committed to making sure cruise ships sail as soon as possible. Princess Cruises cancels sailings down under through May 2021. Cruise stocks took a beating across NCLH, CCL, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 28, 2020. Virgin Voyages has canceled the 2020 cruise season and plans to resume in January. Royal Caribbean has started recrewing Quantum of the Seas in Singapore for December cruises. A look at cruise line stocks for Tuesday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 27, 2020. Regent Seven Seas Cruises broke shattered a 28-year sales record last week. The cryptocurrency cruise ship submitted plans to anchor off the coast of Panama. And cruise line stocks fell on Monday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
WDW Radio # 607 - Listener Email: History, Architecture, Extinct Attractions I open up the inbox and answer your questions this week, including some about Space Mountain history, Cosplay in the Disney Parks, Disney architecture books, Sleeping Beauty Castle backwards, build a lightsaber, Walt Disney World Citizen Test, a lost EPCOT attraction and c…
Cruise News Briefing - October 26, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line is starting to staff crew members. The CDC issues a warning against cruise travel. Cruise line stocks are down going into Monday morning's opening bell.
Cruise News Briefing - October 25, 2020. Princess Cruises will be accelerating the retirement of two cruise ships. Costa Cruises says no guests from countries with surging covid cases. Royal Caribbean makes changes to deployments.
Cruise News Briefing - October 24, 2020. A guest gets booted off a cruise ship in Europe for ditching a cruise excursion. Alaska wants to lift the Jones Act. And cruise line stocks closed up on Friday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 23, 2020. A federal judge in Miami softened to blow to Carnival Corporation. Organized protests met at cruise ports around Florida urging CDC to life no-sail. Cruise line stocks closed up on Thursday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 22, 2020. MSC Cruises debuts the first cruise ship in the world with a clean air system. The first transatlantic voyage since the shutdown is underway. And a look at cruise line stocks with Wednesday's closing bell.
Cruise News Briefing - October 21, 2020. PortMiami comes together for cruise lines, again. Royal Caribbean files trademark for contact tracing band. A look at cruise line stocks for Tuesday.
Cruise News Briefing - October 20, 2020. MSC Cruises returns to sea with its second cruise ship. Holland America announced its 2021 Alaska line up. Cruise line stocks were up on Monday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
WDW Radio # 606 - The History of Halloween in the Disney Parks We celebrate the "spirit" of the season as we look back at the history of Halloween in the Disney Parks, from Disneyland's "Parade of the Pumpkins" to the many iterations and locations in Walt Disney World, and the vastly different celebrations in the Disney Parks worldwide. -----------…
Cruise News Briefing - October 19, 2020. A Carnival Cruise Line ship rescues 24 from a sinking boat. Carnival Corporation may need court approval to sail from the United States again. AMA Waterways cancels its remaining 2020 cruises.
Cruise News Briefing - October 18, 2020. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line plans resume cruising in December. American Cruise Line readies another riverboat. The Bahamas has entered Phase three in reopening.
Cruise News Briefing - October 17, 2020. A second Carnival Corporation brand starts sailing from Italy today. Disney Cruise Line will return to Hawaii in 2022.
Cruise News Briefing - October 16, 2020. Disney Cruise Line's upcoming ship is delayed. Royal Caribbean commits to 100 percent clean air. A look at cruise line stocks for CCL, RCL, and NCLH.
Cruise News Briefing - October 15, 2020. Royal Caribbean hinted on Wednesday about west coast cruising for 2021. The Federal Maritime Comision is seeking public comment about cruise refunds until November 13. Cruise lines stocks fell again on Wednesday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 14, 2020. Royal Caribbean taps another billion dollars to stay afloat. A cryptocurrency cruise ship could be sailing near you. And cruise line stocks tumbled on Tuesday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 13, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line cancels November 2020 cruises. P&O Cruises gets a new ship delivered. Cruise line stocks down on Monday.
Cruise News Briefing - October 12, 2020. PortMiami remains committed to the cruise industry's startup. Skagway, Alaska lost $160 million over the summer with no cruise ships. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO extends his contract.
Cruise News Briefing - October 11, 2020. The third Costa Cruises' vessel returned to sea on Saturday. Disney Wonder heads to dry dock. MSC Cruises receives a biosafe ship certification.
Cruise News Briefing - October 10, 2020. Cruise industry leaders met with the White House and the CDC on Friday. Carnival Mardi Gras completes sea trials in the Baltic Seas. Friday cruise stocked ended up.
Cruise News Briefing - October 9, 2020. Carnival Corporation reports at $2.8 billion loss for Q3. Three Royal-class cruise ships will sail from Europe in 2021. And a look at Thursday's closing bell for CCL, RCL, and NCLH.
Cruise News Briefing - October 8, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line has opened bookings for the brand new Carnival Celebration due out in 2022. Royal Caribbean has been given the green flag to resume sailings in Singapore. Cruise line stocks closed up on Wednesday for CCL, RCL, and NCLH.
Cruise News Briefing - October 7, 2020. Royal Caribbean Group cancels a string of cruises through November. MSC Cruises also cancels most November cruises. The Cruise Line International Association commits to 100 percent testing. CCL, NCLH, and RCL stocks are up Tuesday.
WDW Radio # 605 - The Original Dreamfinder, Ron Schneider As we celebrated Walt Disney World’s 49th birthday on October 1, I wanted to look back at not just one of the resort’s most popular attractions, but characters as well. The Dreamfinder (and good right arm, Figment) were created for the new Journey Into Imagination attraction in Epcot in 1983…
Cruise News Briefing - October 6, 2020. Norwegian Cruise Line cancels cruises through November 2020. Royal Caribbean CEO optimistic about the return to cruising. Cruise line stocks closed down on Monday for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 5, 2020. Celebrity Apex is officially heading to Florida. Carnival Cruise Line COO released video details the realities of modern-day cruising. Cruise line stocks CCL, NCLH, and RCL are up on Monday morning's pre-market.
Cruise News Briefing - October 4, 2020. Princess Cruises has announced its summer 2021 west coast deployment. Carnival Corporation is set to give a 2021 cruise outlook on Thursday.
Cruise News Briefing - October 3, 2020. The White House meeting with cruise line leaders was canceled on Friday. Costa Cruises ramps up cruising in Europe with a third ship October 10. The UK sets protocols for when cruising resumes. A look at Friday's closing bell on Wall Street for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.…
Cruise News Briefing - October 2, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line canceled cruises for 2020 from all but two Florida ports. Holland America Line's new ship achieved a milestone. A look at cruise line stocks for Thursday.
Cruise News Briefing - October 1, 2020 - AM UPDATE. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended the no-sail order on the cruise industry until October 31, 2020. Checking out Thursday morning's pre-market stocks for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - October 1, 2020. One cruise line had a 55 percent uptick in cruise bookings for new deployment announcements. Virgin Voyages cancels November 2020 cruise. Cruise line stocks closed on an up note.
Cruise News Briefing - September 30, 2020. The positive crew members aboard TUI Cruises were actually negative after two additional COVID tests. Princess Cruises will take delivery of its upcoming Royal-class ship. And Royal Caribbean extends its Crusie With Confidence program. Cruise line stocks were down on Tuesday.…
Cruise News Briefing - September 29, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line's newest mega-ship has started sea trials. Longshoremen protest the CDC to get their jobs back. False-positive tests onboard TUI cruise ship causes panic.
WDW Radio # 604 - Things You Can’t Believe Ever Happened in Walt Disney World: Part 2 We continue our look at the weird, wild, interesting, and bizarre things that have happened and existed in Walt Disney World history. This week, we visit Disney-MGM Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and venture outside the parks to the Disney Village Marketplace a…
Cruise News Briefing - September 28, 2020. The Mayor of Miami-Dade County has made a plea to the CDC to let ships sail again. Costa Cruises sets sail with international passengers. CLIA AUS develops a group to help restart the industry.
Cruise News Briefing - September 27, 2020. Disney Cruise Line makes its cancellation policy more flexible. Fred Olsen Cruise Line has sold two of its ships to an undisclosed buyer. Royal Caribbean's Lift and Shift program is set to end.
Cruise News Briefing - September 26, 2020. Luxury cruise line Crystal updated its health and safety protocols. Costa Cruises phases in more ships through 2021. Cruise line stocks (CCL, RCL, and NCLH) closed the week strong on Friday.
Cruise News Briefing - September 25, 2020. Royal Caribbean has made itinerary changes for summer 2021 cruises. Norwegian Cruise Line rolled out 2023 sailings. And a luxury cruise brand will now offer emergency medical evacuation insurance.
Cruise News Briefing - September 24, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line has updated the verbiage on its website to say guests must take a cruise line vetted shore excursion. Norwegian Cruise Line is dedicating part of its new terminal in PortMiami to one of its founders.
Cruise News Briefing - September 23, 2020. Princess Cruises has announced the sale of two cruise ships. Celebrity Apex has officially left the shipyard. Cruise line executives are optimistic after submitting their return to service plans to the CDC.
WDW Radio # 603 - Things You Can’t Believe Ever Happened in Walt Disney World: Part 1 We look at some of the interesting, unique, funny, and just plain weird things that have happened in Walt Disney World throughout its history. From shows to parades, characters, events, and more, this is a fun look back at some things you think you may remember, a…
Cruise News Briefing - September 22, 2020. Cruise lines submit their return to cruising plan to the CDC. A 40-year-old cruise ship is getting a new life. Alaska is expanding its national park due to overwhelming demand.
Cruise News Briefing - September 21, 2020. The founder of Norwegian Cruise Line has passed away. Virgin Voyages' upcoming ship Valient Lady announced new itineraries. Friday cruise line stocks closed down for CCL, NCLH, and RCL.
Cruise News Briefing - September 20, 2020. Costa Cruises returns to sea with its second ship Costa Diadema. Princess Cruises loses a ship to Peace Boat. And Seabourn Cruises cuts steel on an expedition ship that is due out in 2022.
Cruise News Briefing - September 19, 2020. MSC Cruises details its return to service and safety protocols in a video. Two former Holland America Line ships have found a new home. And a former Carnival Cruise Line ship is going up for auction in October.
Cruise News Briefing - September 18, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line will honor guest promotions for drink package discounts if their sailing was cancelled. P&O Cruises cancels all sailings through 2020. Two Florida senators are trying to expedite the reopening of the cruise industry.
Cruise News Briefing - September 17, 2020. Carnival Cruise Line says five ships won't be returning until 2021. Your favorite cruise director can now host your at-home game night. Carnival confirms the sale of both Carnival Imagination and Carnival Fascination.
Cruise News Briefing - September 16, 2020. Carnival Corporation said they are selling five more cruise ships. Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises cancel Austrailia through 2020. A new river cruise line successfully returns to service with more options.