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."

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14 Answers

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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