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Disney to require COVID-19 shots for cruise guests 5 and up

Nov. 18, 2021 14:46 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney Cruise Line will require all guests ages 5 and up to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before setting sail starting early next year, the company announced. In a statement posted on its website on Wednesday, Disney announced the new rules...

Royal Caribbean CEO to step down after 33 years

Nov. 09, 2021 17:38 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The CEO of Miami-based Royal Caribbean Group will step down after more than 33 years heading the cruise company, the company announced Tuesday. Richard Fain will retire as CEO in January and will remain chair of its board of directors. Chief Financial...

Port of Los Angeles forecasts 200-plus cruise ship sailings

Nov. 04, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles expects a major return of cruise ship operations next year. More than 200 sailings are forecast for the 2022 calendar year, the most since 2008, the port said in a statement Wednesday. The first cruise ship...

CDC extends cruise line health rules until mid-January

Oct. 25, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday extended for nearly three more months its rules that cruise ships must follow to sail during the pandemic. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the extension makes only “minor modifications” to...

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey extends help for hospitals

Oct. 09, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended through the end of the October a COVID-19 state of emergency that relaxes some health care regulations to help hospitals with coronavirus patients. The order was scheduled to expire Tuesday. The order was aimed at...

San Francisco to welcome cruise ships after 19-month hiatus

Oct. 08, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cruise ships are returning to San Francisco after a 19-month hiatus brought on by the pandemic in what's sure to be a boost to the city's economy, the mayor announced Friday. The Majestic Princess will sail into the port of San Francisco Monday,...

Kraton, Hess rise; Apple, Moderna fall

Sep. 27, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Acceleron Pharma Inc., up $11.22 to $178.87. The biotechnology company is reportedly a buyout target. Carnival Corp., up 94 cents to $26.38. ...

Space Coast tourism on way to record year, despite pandemic

Sep. 26, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — When the year began, Brevard County’s tourism chief was cautiously optimistic about a comeback for his industry locally. But he never expected to see how strong the recovery has become. Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter...

Carnival loses $2.8 billion but sees solid 2022 bookings

Sep. 24, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

Carnival Corp. lost $2.8 billion in the third quarter, but shares rose Friday after the cruise line operator said bookings for the second half of next year are running ahead of 2019 levels. Cruising investors are looking for any glimmer of hope for an industry that has...

Protagonist, Schlumberger fall; Invesco, Thermo Fisher rise

Sep. 17, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Invesco Ltd., up $1.36 to $26.25. The investment management company is reportedly in talks on a potential deal with State Street's asset-management business. ...