COVID-19 Impacted BC Ferries, Year-End Results Show

COVID-19 Impacted BC Ferries, Year-End Results Show

Traffic and revenue were up from the previous fiscal year for BC Ferries, but down from pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, according to the British Columbia transportation agency, which released its year-end FY results Friday, June 24. For the 2022 fiscal year ending March 31, 37% more passengers (17.9 million) and 26% more vehicles (8.5 million) rode BC Ferries than the year before. However, passenger traffic was down 20% and vehicle traffic down 5% compared to the pre-pandemic 2019 fiscal year. Revenue was up 12% to $965.4 million, a $100.1 million increase, from the previous year due to higher traffic and net…
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Disney Cruise Line to Resume Sailing in Hawaii After Agreeing to COVID Protocols

Disney Cruise Line to Resume Sailing in Hawaii After Agreeing to COVID Protocols

Disney Cruises has become the fifth cruise line to sign with the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division to resume sailing in the region. Disney Cruise Line joins Royal Caribbean Cruise LTD, World Residences at Sea, Carnival Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Lines in inking port agreements that they would commit to follow health and safety protocols in alignment with the CDC’s COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships in order to operate in the state. As of May 5, cruise ship vaccination status threshold is 90% of passengers, according to CDC. CDC says cruise lines capable of carrying over 250 persons…
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