Cruise industry

PortNOLA
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 09, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Crusies continue from New Orleans despite State Department advisory not to travel on cruise ships.
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Chris Miller
February 07, 2020 - 12:10 pm
As Disney begins limited cruise schedule from New Orleans, Port of New Orleans has started eyeing potential sites for new cruise terminal
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Chris Miller
September 16, 2019 - 8:33 am
The Port of New Orleans says the cruise business in the Crescent City is reaching new heights, with 1.2 million passengers last year and more growth expected in the next year. "New Orleans is currently the sixth-largest cruise port in the country," said Jessica Ragusa with the Port of New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2018 - 3:20 pm
Carnival today announced the name for its newest ship, currently under construction in Finland: Carnival Mardi Gras . The first ship in Carnival's line was also named Mardi Gras . It began cruises back in 1972. The new Mardi Gras will be Carnival's largest-ever ship: 180,000 tons and up to 5,200...
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Chris Miller
January 30, 2018 - 11:59 am
The Port of New Orleans today released cruise passenger numbers from 2017: 1,150,172 passengers moving through the Erato and Julia street terminals. "These year-end results validate the continued appeal of cruising from the Crescent City and reflect our commitment to excellence," said Brandy D...
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