Tagged: The Bahamas

American Queen Steamboat Company Launches Bahamas Relief and Recovery Fund Efforts on all Riverboats

American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) set-up a donation system on all riverboats to aid the Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. Additionally, AQSC is committed to contributing other supplies such as clean towels and linens, soaps and essentials to be loaded in Miami and sent to the islands via ships. (more…)



Carnival Corporation and Tropical Shipping Expand Partnership to Include Global Collection of Donations for The Bahamas

Thanks to donations by individuals and businesses, food and supplies for The Bahamas are collected and loaded into containers Thursday at this drop-off location in Miami and then loaded Thursday night onto Tropical Shipping’s first relief ship, Tropic Jade, with Carnival Corporation covering costs for shipping and delivery directly to The Bahamas National Emergency Management AgencyCarnival Corporation & plc yesterday announced it is expanding its partnership with Tropical Shipping to accept emergency relief donations and supplies sent from any location and is delivering them to The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the central governmental agency coordinating the response and recovery for the people of The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. (more…)





Carnival Corporation and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge $2 Million for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Carnival Corporation & plc  (logo)Carnival Corporation & plc announced that the corporation’s philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, and its nine global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have pledged to donate $2 million in funding and in-kind support for relief efforts in The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. (more…)

Disney Cruise Line responds to claims it abandoned 97 workers in path of Dorian

Castaway Cay, Disney's private island paradise reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests (Courtesy Disney Cruise Line)Disney Cruise Line issued a statement this week after getting slammed on social media for seemingly abandoning workers in the path of Hurricane Dorian Opens a New Window. “Some of our Crew remained on the island and their care and safety is our highest priority,” reads the September 2nd statement Opens a New Window. by Disney Cruise Line confirming the decision to leave behind workers on appropriately named Castaway Cay in the Bahamas. (foxbusiness.com)

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Disney Cruise Line Reveals First Details on Newest Ship, New Bahamas Destination at World’s Largest Disney Fan Event

Disney Cruise Line Reveals First Details on Newest Ship

At the D23 Expo yesterday, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek revealed the highly anticipated name of the fifth Disney Cruise Line ship, as well as a first look at the ship’s elegant, three-story atrium and the iconic Disney character that will adorn the ship’s stern. (more…)

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Carnival Corporation to Add Pier at Half Moon Cay Cruise Port

Holland America Line's Half Moon Cay (Courtesy HAL)Carnival Corporation has big changes coming for private island Half Moon Cay, which hosts calls from Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line — two of Carnival Corp.’s brands. Plans are in the works for a pier, which will eliminate the need for passengers to tender ashore — a process that can be time-consuming and tedious, particuarly in rough weather or for cruisers with mobility issues. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

Four people, 3 critical, airlifted to US after cruise line tour bus crashes in Bahamas

Several people were airlifted back to the U.S. after sustaining “serious or critical injuries” in the Bahamas Monday morning when a Carnival Cruise Line tour bus crashed and overturned. Four people were airlifted out of Rock Sound, on the island of Eleuthera, after a shore excursion bus carrying 32 Carnival Ecstasy passengers crashed just 20 minutes north of Princess Cays, the company said in a statement. (foxnews.com)

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