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Cruise prospects buoyed by upturn in Long Beach bookings

More travelers are booking cruise vacations and paying more for the getaways, a welcome sign for an industry that’s struggled to keep its cabins full, executives at Carnival Corp. said Tuesday. Carnival cruise ships berth at the Port of Long Beach.

In the past nine weeks, reservations for the next nine months climbed 8 percent […]