Royal Caribbean Jettisons Balconies And Adopts RFID Tracking In New Celebrity Edge Class Design

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is willing to bet $5 billion that he can take everything you know about cruising and flip it upside down. Or at least outside in. On Monday, he and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, CEO of Celebrity Cruises—one of three brands in the Royal Caribbean family—announced a new class of ship … [Read more...]

Celebrity Cruises Orders Two Ships from STX France

Celebrity Cruises, a brand of the second largest cruise company Royal Caribbean, has signed a Letter of Intent with shipbuilder STX France for the construction of two new 117,000 ton cruise ships. The two 2,900-guest ship are being developed under the project name EDGE, and will measure 984 feet long, 123 feet wide and 190 feet high. The company expects delivery of the first … [Read more...]