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Branson unveils first cruise ship as he shrugs off coronavirus fears

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Virgin Voyages line poised to set sail as founder downplays threat of virus to new venture Sir Richard Branson has launched his first cruise ship and brushed off concerns that the coronavirus outbreak will dissuade younger holidaymakers from embracing his latest venture. Despite the unfortunate timing - with passengers on one ship quarantined in Japan after hundreds caught the virus, and another turned away by five countries over fears someone on board may be ill - Branson said at the launch of Scarlet Lady that he saw cruises as a growth area.
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Coronavirus: Branson downplays threat to new cruise line Virgin Voyages

Coronavirus: Branson downplays threat to new cruise line Virgin Voyages

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Business magnate Sir Richard Branson has said he does not expect his new luxury cruise line to be hit by any fallout from the coronavirus crisis.
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