Following the approval yesterday by the Italian government of the resumption of cruises and the new health protocol, Costa Cruises is planning to restart its operations from Italian ports gradually on September 6, 2020.
In an acknowledgement of Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) guidance, P&O Cruises has extended its pause in operations until November 12, 2020, and also cancelled two long itineraries due to depart in January 2021.
Seabourn announced yesterday that it will cancel upcoming voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet as a part of its pause in global ship operations.
Following the release of Royal Caribbean Groups Q2 2020 results, Ben Cordwell, Travel & Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, offers his view on the companys losses.
U.S. airlines carried 80% fewer scheduled service passengers in June 2020 than in June 2019, according to preliminary data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 20 airlines that carry more than 90% of the passengers. Despite the large annual drop from pre-pandemic numbers a year earlier (see graphic), when compared to the previous month U.S. airlines carried almost twice as many passengers (93% more) in June 2020 than in May 2020.
From front of house sanitation procedures to search-and-book attributes for guests, all properties are redesigning their distribution strategy. HEDNA is partnering with HTNG and Open Travel Alliance to launch a Travel Safe Workgroup to address COVID-19 implications for the lodging industry.
The Company reported US GAAP Net Loss for the second quarter of 2020 of $(1.6) billion or $(7.83) per share compared to US GAAP Net Income of $472.8 million or $2.25 per share in the prior year.
AIDA Cruises is planning to resume its cruise operations with the first ships from German ports at the beginning of September 2020. The prerequisite for this was the approval of the flag state Italy for the restart concepts.
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic decreased 74.7% in Mexico, 62.4% in Puerto Rico and 99.8% in Colombia
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) last week announced a new distribution partnership with fast-growing regional carrier Royal Air Philippines to enable the airline to power future revenue growth while reaching new, high-yield market segments.