CIVIC Leadership Institute was honored to be joined by over 200 business leaders and community members for this exclusive State of the Cruise Industry Event on Thursday, April 15, 2021. During this special CIVIC Fireside Chat, Carnival Cruise Line’s President Christine Duffy shared her unique insight into the industry’s plan for sailing beyond COVID-19, and how this focus impacts cruising from the 757. In 2019, the international cruise industry welcomed nearly 30 million passengers, created jobs for 1.8 million people, and contributed more than $154 billion to the global economy. Our region is the home to the only cruise terminal in the Commonwealth, located in downtown Norfolk at the Decker Half Moone Center