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Cruise News Today — May 11, 2022 [VIDEO]

NCLH Releases Q1 Financial Results

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has released the financial results for the first quarter of 2022, which resulted in a net loss of one billion dollars. In 2021, the Q1 loss was $1.4 billion.

As far as revenue, the company $521.9 million dollars.

By the end of Q1 of this year, the company had 85 percent of its capacity operating, with occupancy at 48 percent.

NCLH now has its entire 28-ship fleet back in service across its three cruise brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

The company is reporting that bookings for the fourth quarter of 2022 are in line with 2019, but at higher pricing. Booking trends for NCLH for 2023 are even further improved.

STORY: NCLH Releases Q1 Earnings, Reports $1 Billion Loss

Celebrity Cruises Announces Godmother of Beyond

Celebrity Cruises has announced that Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles will be godmother of its newest ship, Celebrity Beyond.

The Edge-class ship debuted last month, and is now operating voyages in the Mediterranean. In November, Beyond will arrive in Port Everglades in Florida and be christened by Biles during a ceremony on November 4.

From Port Everglades, the ship will then begin a season of five to nine-night Caribbean voyages.

STORY: Olympic Gold Medalist Named Godmother of Celebrity Beyond

Margaritaville at Sea Paradise Headed Back to Florida After Dry Dock

Newly renovated and rebranded ship Margaritaville at Sea Paradise is officially headed back to her home at the Port of Palm Beach.

Last year, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced that it was rebranding into Margaritaville at Sea, and its ship Grand Classica would receive a massive Margaritaville overhaul. Grand Classica went into dry dock last month, and is now emerging as “Margaritaville at Sea Paradise.

The ship is expected to set sail with passengers this Saturday, May 14. She will operate two-night voyages between the Port of Palm Beach and Freeport, Bahamas.

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