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Carnival (CCL) getting bookings. The world's biggest cruise operator Carnival Corp on Tuesday reported its busiest booking week in history as leisure travel continues to rebound from a long pandemic-led hiatus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)removed its COVID-19 notice against cruise travel on March 30, roughly two years after introducing a warning scale showing the level of coronavirus transmission risk on cruise ships.

Airbnb (ABNB) finally getting on board. The home rental stock is down 3% today after stating they had cancelled all reservations in Russia and Belarus after April 4. The company had previously flagged its inability to process transactions affiliated with certain financial institutions in Russia and Belarus due to Western sanctions imposed after Moscow sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24.

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