SimonCommunity
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NEWS: Carnival Cuts Lobster on Short Cruises

Cruise Radio reports:  Carnival Cuts Lobster on Short Cruises

"“We’ve had to discontinue serving lobster on cruises of 5 days or less due to the significant increase in the cost of lobster. Discontinuing lobster on short cruises will allow us to continue offering our cruises at great value,” [John] Heald said."

Tags: Carnival Cruise Lines Lobster

14 Answers

glomarrone
Contributor Level: Admiral

That is too bad.  But, the cost of lobster is rising so I understand.  Usually money is the main factor.

JusMe
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Contributor Level: Captain

Cost cutting to keep the price low to get on the ship.  I can understand this being done. I guess I'll order Shrimp on fancy night now.   I know I will not starve, the food on Carnival is pretty good.

OldGreyWolf
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

So long as they do not do this with steak. The cost of steak is also going through the roof these days.

 

noname111
Contributor Level: Captain

Cutting out rock lobster is no great loss for us.  The only lobster is North Atlantic lobster.

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

They always seem to put the Lobster out the same night as Prime Rib, or some other choice that I have to have. Taking out one choice is a benefit to me!Happy

cruznjan
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Since we don't do short cruises, it wouldn't affect us. But many people who associate "lobster night" with cruising will be highly disappointed.

JusMe
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Contributor Level: Captain

CrusingCM,  I just saw "Rock Lobster" performed live at the B52's concert on closing night of the Hollywood Bowl.   It was interesting to have a full orchestra playing Rock Lobster with the band and fire works to the song Love Shack. 

noname111
Contributor Level: Captain

JusMe - That must have been a hoot!  I love the B52s... Dance this Mess Around, Private Idaho, Quiche Lorraine... wow I'm going down memory lane now.

"Has anybody seen a dog dyed dark green.
About two inches tall, with a strawberry blonde fall;
Sunglasses and a bonnet
and designer jeans with appliques on it?"

LOL.. I'm dating myself a bit I think.
 

 

Bubba54
Contributor Level: Captain

I find that the lobster on cruise ships is almost always overcooked. Which makes it rubber. So no big loss to me.

glomarrone
Contributor Level: Admiral

I really get bothered by this.  I just order two - one of each, small portions, please.

 

 

 

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