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You so much carnival's -- this is a cruise ship.
Experiencing power issues up until this morning keeping that vessel docked in -- port at saint Maarten.
This coming one month after callables tryout wasn't disabled at -- leaving thousands of passengers stranded for days.
That nightmare than this one -- -- impact on cruise bookings joining me now at from Miami -- storage Toronto of cruise guy.
Dot com -- it -- the Carnival has come out really quickly.
And said that it's flying all the passengers -- from saint -- wolf.
Give them a refund equivalent to three days at -- and then half price off of -- next trip.
It -- that the problem with the initial disasters -- just botched its.
-- -- -- Well I -- I -- certainly wouldn't call this a disaster.
You know the -- the ship experience though they were actually testing.
One of their back -- generators and if you -- you know there's an operational problem.
Which is why they didn't leave -- 5 o'clock yesterday.
And you know there was going to be a delay because of the timing.
Getting back to port Canaveral which would have impacted the next sailing so they did the right thing not taking any chances but it's important -- that the ship was under full power.
Through the duration there were -- couple hours last night of interruptions.
But everything on the ship has been working normally it was important for people understand -- the huge difference.
Between what happened on trial for what's going on with stream.
But is -- not asking for increased scrutiny given the way it handled that that one month ago.
And it was a nightmare if you will for at least a passenger Alicia.
Sure it was it was a very unpleasant situation and it's certainly should've never been.
Repeated but these two incidents are are completely.
You know separate from one another and it's not -- not asking for believe me.
They they certainly don't need this this kind of attention.
But they are doing everything humanly possible -- to deal with it.
To to make sure that the everyone's happy but the again be the big example here Degan is that they're not going to risk.
Any problems with the passengers or leadership's so that's why they ended it right here -- -- Martin.
Overall bookings how they've been impacted since the that that one ship was stranded -- it saved his bookings did suffer after the coast to concordia.
I'm rack but that was again much more severe than what happened to Carnival ship in the golf.
That -- much larger impact of bookings as a result of concordia.
Figure was was really much more to the European recession so the Europeans -- sourcing as much -- the European based.
Cruise season but this year of the the -- season bookings especially here in North America.
-- are much higher the prices in 2013.
Are higher than they were in 2012.
And the -- sales now.
Vs what they were let's say a month or two ago are essentially exactly the same.
But you have the do if there were a problem we're sort of -- seven -- equivalent prices.
At 299 we know we there's a problem for right now -- the starting price is on the seven -- equivalent cruises.
Are very strong Europe is doing well Alaska's doing extraordinarily well.
Caribbean continues to do very well -- -- really shows consumer confidence in the product.
Why is it safe to say story that people who crews will keep craze and people who are opposed to -- it would be harder to get on ships.
I think it may take a little bit longer to get some of these first timers but the other they're still a very strong amount of first time bookings on cruises.
We look there's only so many ships usually so many bursts.
To fill it and you know looking over a 120 ruling people the last decade.
Have gone -- -- incident free guide you know a person but on a 197 myself who wouldn't think twice.
-- That's a lot of prisons -- -- good gracious.
Thank you so much I -- you are the crews got so we should expect as students are on thank you will speak to you say it.
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