Carnival Cruse Lines reports decline ...

Carnival Cruse Lines reports decline in first quarter profits

There are 4 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Mar 20, 2008, titled Carnival Cruse Lines reports decline in first quarter profits. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Cruise line executives said Thursday the slowing economy is starting to cut into their business, from lower spending on ships to a pause in demand for European vacations.

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WOOOOW

Hollywood, FL

#1 Mar 20, 2008
you mean to tell me there gonna start charging for fuel what kind of mess is that we pay for your gas to take us where we need to go on a cruise plus the fee for the cruise ship no way in hell will i be cruiseing anytime soon
Mom of High schooler

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#2 Mar 20, 2008
I am cruising next weekend. I was told they were giving us a shipboard credit.
Marc Jordan

Boca Raton, FL

#3 Mar 20, 2008
It you were to look back a few weeks ago, Arison stated that cruise lines, while not recession "proof" are recession "resistant" and that American's will not give up their vacations. Believe me, if this country goes into a deep recession, cruise vacations will be the first thing to go. I'm not sure how many families would give up $4000 for a weeks vacation when their economic outlook is poor.
Brenda form Maryland

Frederick, MD

#4 Mar 7, 2009
I just got off a cruse in the beginning of Feb.the ship was packed. I fail to see a recession at all.
Also the surge charge for gas,was refunded to us when the gas prices went down.I will go on vacation,no matter what.I work hard all year and I will go on a vacation!

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