Friday, June 11, 2021
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Cruise Lines Push Ahead with Plans After COVID-19 Cases

June 11 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group and Carnival Corp will push ahead with a return to cruises this summer despite two guests onboard Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Millennium ship testing...

June 11, 2021
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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Silversea Ship Departs Singapore For Alaska

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Royal Caribbean’s luxury brand Silversea Cruises has announced new summer voyages in Alaska, Iceland, Greece and the Galápagos starting in June and July 2021. Canadian ports...

June 2, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Return to Cruising: CDC Approves Royal Caribbean Sailing in June

By David Shepardson May 26 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control said it had approved one cruise ship from Royal Caribbean to resume sailing in June, more than a year after U.S....

May 27, 2021
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
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Royal Caribbean Cancels All Israel Cruises

by Dan Williams (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean is canceling a new line that had been scheduled to run from Israel to Greece and Cyprus from next month, citing regional...

May 18, 2021
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Cruise Shares Rise as CDC Outlines Quicker Path to Sailing’s Return

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise shares advanced after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined a new path to the resumption of voyages. According to the new guidance...

April 29, 2021
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Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Fed Up Cruise Lines Ditching U.S. Threatens to Divert Some $56 Billion in Economic Impact

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a rare glimmer of hope for the cruise industry this week, with the agency saying in a statement to Bloomberg that...

April 8, 2021
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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
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Singapore Is The World’s Busiest Cruise Port (For Now)

By Chen Lin (Reuters) – Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said on Wednesday, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1897

Friday, April 2, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean Sees ‘Overwhelming Demand’ for Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere

By Joyce Koh (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is extending the season for one of Asia’s largest cruise ships, because of what it said was “overwhelming demand” for its voyages...

April 2, 2021
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Friday, March 19, 2021
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Royal Caribbean to Resume Caribbean Cruises in June for Vaccinated Guests

March 19 (Reuters) – Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the...

March 19, 2021
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Royal Caribbean Shares Soar As Bookings Rise On Vaccination News

by Praveen Paramasivam  (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday it was seeing an uptick in future bookings, following a disastrous year for the cruise operator, as travel enthusiasts...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2714

Monday, February 22, 2021
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Royal Caribbean’s Quarterly Loss Cruises Past $1 Billion

Feb 22 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group lost $1 billion-plus in the fourth quarter as the coronavirus crisis kept its cruise ships ashore, but pointed to strong booking trends for...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1558

Monday, February 15, 2021
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Opinion: The Love Boat, American Style!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – The recent announcement by the Canadian government to suspend all cruise ship visits until February 2022 due to COVID-19 will have a detrimental impact...

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 5365

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Canada Bans Cruises Until 2022, Blocking Alaska Trips

By Jonathan Levin and Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Canada is extending its ban on cruise ships through February 2022 because of Covid-19, effectively shutting down popular summer trips to Alaska for...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 5704

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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COVID19 – Cruise Fanatics Fight To Become Shipboard Guinea Pigs

by Fran Golden (Bloomberg) When Royal Caribbean announced it was looking for volunteers to help test its post-pandemic health and safety protocols, Melody Wiggins was among the first to sign...

February 3, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million Cash

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said it would sell its Azamara line to private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, to focus more on its...

January 19, 2021
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Monday, December 14, 2020
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Incoming Biden Administration Faces Early Test with Cruise Shipping’s Return

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Michael Smith (Bloomberg) — The Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten Group was ready to show the world that ships could be made safe from Covid-19. It outfitted...

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 14340

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
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Singapore’s ‘Cruise-to-Nowhere’ Ends Early Amid COVID Scare

By Chen Lin and Yi Shu Ng SINGAPORE, Dec 9 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore began disembarking its nearly 1,700 passengers who were confined to their cabins...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 2390

Friday, October 30, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Reports Negative Revenue As COVID19 Brings Gigantic Losses

By John J. Edwards III and Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. reported negative revenue for the third quarter, a rare occurrence among major companies that illustrates the devastating...

October 30, 2020
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Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-Dollar Loss

Oct 29 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group’s revenue turned negative for the first time and it posted a billion-dollar net loss for the third straight quarter, underlining the...

October 29, 2020
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Holland America Line Cruise Ship Nieuw Amsterdam In Port Everglades, Florida. Photo by Jack Konrad
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With Stocks Plummeting The Cruise Lines Lobby Washington To Lift No Sail Order

(Bloomberg) – The world’s biggest cruise lines have roughly doubled the number of lobbyists they’re dispatching to congressional offices and several federal agencies this year. But as they try to resume...

October 29, 2020
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