Coast Guard searching for woman who may have fallen overboard Carnival cruise ship near SouthWest Pass, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship passenger, approximately 150 miles offshore SouthWest Pass, Louisiana.The passenger is described as a 32-year-old African American woman.
8 things that happened around the world Friday because of coronavirus
Tens of thousands of airline jobs are at risk as travel plungesHOUSTON – Airline passenger traffic is plunging around the world because of coronavirus. The World Health Organization says almost 100,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported and it has spread to at least 90 countries and territories. I'm confident we'll handle it better than any nation in the world," Pompeo said. They're among several major cruise lines now offering full credit for any cruises booked from now through this spring that wary travelers decide to reschedule. For some cruise lines, the new trip needs to be booked within 12 months after cancellation, while others will allow you to book within 24 months.
Carnival CEO Arnold Donald pledges 'deep investigation' after two cruise ships collide in Mexico
Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold W. Donald told CNBC on Friday that there are no major injuries reported after two of the company's ships collided hours earlier near the port of Cozumel, Mexico. There are six minor injuries reported, which Donald said occurred as "people tried to leave the dining room." "We will do a deep investigation on this," Donald said, adding the company takes seriously its responsibility for safety. People who have booked future trips on either ship involved the Carnival Glory and the Carnival Legend will be able to go on them as planned. News of the ship accident comes as Carnival reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue Friday, boosted by higher on-board spending.cnbc.com
U.S. Coast Guard hunts man who went overboard from cruise ship
(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard was searching early on Friday for a 26-year-old man who went overboard from a Carnival Cruise ship about 47 miles (76 km) out in the Gulf of Mexico, near the port of Galveston in Texas. A spokeswoman said the coast guard was preparing to launch a search-and-rescue cutter after midnight, with more than 10 of its crew having joined the initial stages of the search. The ship, Carnival Dream, started a four-day cruise from Galveston on Thursday, the cruise operator Carnival Corp said. The 14-deck vessel can accommodate more than 3,600 passengers in more than 1,800 cabins, internet cruise tracking site Ship Technology said. No further information from the Coast Guard or the cruise line was immediately available.feeds.reuters.com