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June, 2021

 

The Difference Between Scheduling Flights For Customers And Scheduling For Operations

Scheduling flights for customers can be a headache. Just ask the thousands of travelers who have spent hours on the phone trying to get their airline to cancel a flight that they have no intention of going on. Adding to the frustration is the fact that airlines have different rules for scheduling flights for customers and flights for operations, and in order to get your flight cancelled the airline has to follow both. Most people know that airlines have a two tier boarding process, but do you know what itRead More


Carnival Cruise Line Details Mardi Gras Protocols

Carnival Cruise Lines have released details of Carnival Mardi Gras, the unofficial Carnival holiday that takes place in February and March. Carnival Mardi Gras 2013 will bring Carnival ships from all around the world to New Orleans for the celebration including the world’s largest Carnival parade in the United States, which will also host the world’s largest parade float in New Orleans. Carnival Cruise Line has released a new Mardi Gras parade guide, detailing how the company plans to celebrate Mardi Gras from the day before Lent to the dayRead More


10 Best Things To Do In Pemberton W.A.

Pemberton is a thriving town located in the Swan Valley, WA and Western Australia, where the landscape consists of rolling hills, green valleys and a beautiful river. Pemberton is located 160km north of Perth, a popular tourist destination with its world famous golf courses, wineries and other activities. Pemberton, W.A. boasts a variety of attractions for visitors, but we’ve narrowed it down to 10 that you can’t miss. Pemberton is a town that I discovered when I was studying in Perth and I fell in love with Pemberton. Its aRead More


Carnival Cruise Line Makes Changes for Platinum and Diamond Guests

Blue Star Lines’ premium cruise lines are making changes this year. The company announced that it is raising the price on select limited-time Platinum and Diamond suites on select new ships. Premium suites on select new ships will now cost $100 more per day than the regular price. The cruise industry is always changing. Cruise lines are constantly adjusting the number of cabins they offer, the menus they feature, and the size of their onboard activities. In an effort to keep up with customer demand, Carnival Cruise Line is makingRead More


Royal Caribbean Reveals Fees, Protocols for Unvaccinated Cruisers

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced a new set of rules for unvaccinated unwell passengers who cannot fly on their ships. Those passengers will have to pay a $500 per person fine to board their vessels and have to fly on the next available cruise ship the company offers. The new policy is part of the company’s new policy that allows nurses on board Royal Caribbean ships to vaccinate passengers who can prove they have been vaccinated against diseases like the flu. Royal Caribbean International and the cruise lines that it hasRead More


5 Authentic Experiences To Help You Discover Chile

I love learning about new places and visiting them, but sometimes it’s nice to know you have a firm foundation of knowledge before logging off to the unknown. For example, before I visited Chile for the first time in 2011, I knew about Santiago and the Andes, but had no clue what I was getting myself into. Through a combination of research, research, and more research, I was able to immerse myself in the Chilean culture and experience much more than I expected. Enjoy this article (and others on thisRead More


The President of AAdvantage Wants To Replace Award Charts With A Real Estate Website

What if award charts didn’t have charts? What if they instead had a modern website that told you which airline was cheapest to fly for any trip in the world? It might sound crazy, but that’s actually what AAdvantage President and CEO Brad Tilden wants to do. Tilden’s plan, known as the AAdvantage Award Chart Rewrite Project, is to replace AAdvantage’s existing award charts with a real estate website. As the president of AAdvantage, the world’s biggest loyalty program for frequent travelers, I’m always looking for ways to improve theRead More


‘Eye Mask Karen’ Confiscates Passenger’s Mask: They’re For Business Class Customers Only

If you’re headed to business class on any of the Emirates Airlines international flights, you’re going to want to make sure you have a comfortable mask. If not, you may find yourself the target of a “Eye Mask Karen” who wants to confiscate your mask. The airline has specific rules for masks on international flights, and they’re not designed for “relaxation” and “luxury.” They’re designed for business class customers with allergies or breathing problems. So, if you’re in a situation where you must have a mask, the airline has aRead More


Name Revealed For Next Royal Caribbean Ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises and the Bavaria-based German shipyard Blohm+Voss today unveiled the first information about their next cruise ship, which will be named “Oasis of the Seas.” The new vessel is scheduled to enter service in 2011 and will be more than 235,000 gross tons and 546 feet (169 m) long. The cruise ship will be home to six different restaurants and bars, a large spa, a casino, and a shopping mall. Royal Caribbean Cruises has revealed the name for its next Royal Caribbean International cruise ship, which it is dueRead More


Royal Caribbean Group Names Rosanna Fiske to Lead Global Corporate Communications

Royal Caribbean Cruises has appointed Rosanna Fiske as Global Director of Corporate Communications. In this newly created role, Fiske will oversee all corporate communications functions for the company. She will report directly to Royal Caribbean President Paul Couter and will work closely with the company’s senior executives on major initiatives and other communications initiatives. Royal Caribbean has tapped global communications veteran Rosanna Fiske as senior vice president of global corporate communications for the cruise brand. Fiske, formerly global VP at GolinHarris, has more than 20 years of experience in theRead More