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Carnival CEO defends company's safety record
« on: April 16, 2020, 06:45:37 PM »
"(Reuters) - Carnival Corp <CCL.N> Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald defended the company’s safety record on Thursday, telling reporters in a media call that Carnival followed protocols from international authorities while handling high-profile coronavirus outbreaks aboard two of its ships."

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/carnival-ceo-defends-companys-safety-231139110.html


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Re: Carnival CEO defends company's safety record
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2020, 10:08:41 AM »
Now all they have to do is convince the sailing public that all is well.

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2020, 10:18:55 AM »
Now all they have to do is convince the sailing public that all is well.
Certainly, the CEO of Carnival is impartial. This is NOT over.

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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2020, 06:52:08 AM »
Now all they have to do is convince the sailing public that all is well.
Certainly, the CEO of Carnival is impartial. This is NOT over.

Amen.
You could see the reaction at Jacksonville beaches yesterday. People are jumping at the chance to return to their old normal activities.

I'm expecting to see a jump in active cases in a few days.

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Re: Carnival CEO defends company's safety record
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2020, 10:43:06 AM »
Now all they have to do is convince the sailing public that all is well.
Certainly, the CEO of Carnival is impartial. This is NOT over.

Amen.
You could see the reaction at Jacksonville beaches yesterday. People are jumping at the chance to return to their old normal activities.
I'm expecting to see a jump in active cases in a few days.

Another week or so, and boom, the results will blossom.
In a twisted sort of fate, the socially promiscuous will bear a large load of the new infections, but they wont be the true victims.
Everyone is tired of the restrictions, but realistically, we're not nearly through this.
Princess should be at the forefront of sanitizing ships, advertising this approach, and promoting their concern for passengers.
A little proactive advertising at this time, tail between their legs (so to speak), will position the brand to emerge stronger.
If what some of the pundits claim turns out to be true, b-to-b marketing will take a backseat to b-to-c marketing for restoration of consumer sentiment.
There will be fewer people positioned to take paid holidays, at least for some time, so thats a smaller share of the pie.
The CEO, if a visionary, will realize that business as usual has vanished.
Heartfelt marketing to the cruiselines bread and butter, the consumer, is smarter than ever.
Just my 2 cents worth.

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Re: Carnival CEO defends company's safety record
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2020, 12:02:16 PM »
If and when the next cruise ship leaves any port & there's another our break of the virus, I truly believe it might be the end of the cruise industry for a long time. Most people I talk to about cruising lately are horrified at the though of being confined on a ship right now.
I can't imagine what it could do to the industry if there's another incident down the road.

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« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2020, 10:47:43 PM »
If and when the next cruise ship leaves any port & there's another our break of the virus, I truly believe it might be the end of the cruise industry for a long time. Most people I talk to about cruising lately are horrified at the though of being confined on a ship right now.
I can't imagine what it could do to the industry if there's another incident down the road.

I'll apologize for this gallows humor in advance: I heard this a month ago.
"Princess Cruises is running a promotion: Buy  1 week, Get 2 for free"

Now, given what has happened over the last number of weeks, this is just worthy of a twisted grimace at best.
The stories told and lives lost have forever changed so much.
Nobody wants to be a test subject.
A recurrent outbreak will be an even greater disaster, and our best hope will be an amendment to the annual flu shot.
Coronavirus' do not play nice.

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Re: Carnival CEO defends company's safety record
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2020, 06:07:33 AM »
I think people will have a different view about getting an inoculation for viruses in the future.