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
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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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
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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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Monday, October 26, 2020
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Cruise Line Stocks Crash Further As Europe Clamps Down

Cruise line stocks are falling sharply today as the number of Covid-19 cases climbs worldwide and as Europe clamps down on travel restrictions. Stock ar also under pressure because many cruise lines...

October 26, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Extends Sailing Suspension Until November 30

Oct 6 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has extended suspension of sailings until Nov. 30, excluding those originating from Hong Kong, the U.S. cruise operator said on Tuesday, as...

October 6, 2020
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Monday, September 21, 2020
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Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Submit Health Protocols to CDC Looking to Set Sail

By Nivedita Balu and Helen Coster Sept 21 (Reuters) – Hoping to set sail again after a long halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise...

September 21, 2020
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Monday, August 10, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Reports Bigger-Than-Expected Loss

Aug 10 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday, as the cruise operator suffered from a coronavirus-driven halt to sailings that is now on course...

August 10, 2020
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Friday, July 31, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Drops ‘Cruise Line’ from Group Name

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, the world’s second largest cruise line operator, will now go by the new moniker: Royal Caribbean Group. With the new name comes a new identity, as...

July 31, 2020
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 Billion Bond Offer

May 13 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises on Wednesday launched a $3.3 billion bond offering, pledging 28 of its ships as collateral and forecast heavy losses for the first quarter...

May 13, 2020
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Sheds 26% of U.S. Workforce as Coronavirus Hits Travel

April 15 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Wednesday it would lay off or furlough about 26% of its workforce in the United States, affecting nearly 1,300 of...

April 16, 2020
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Borrows $2.2 Billion to Shore Up Liquidity

Royal Caribbean has entered into a new financing facility that to further boost the company’s liquidity as the cruise market tanks amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Royal Carribbean announced Monday it...

March 24, 2020
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Friday, March 13, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Suspends U.S. Cruises, Joining Rivals

March 13 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday it was suspending its cruises in the United States for 30 days, an hour after Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings...

March 13, 2020
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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Royal Caribbean Warns of More Cruise Cancellations on Coronavirus Threat

Feb 4 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd on Tuesday warned of more cruise cancellations after calling off eight trips out of China through March 4 due to the coronavirus...

February 4, 2020
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Monday, December 16, 2019
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Royal Caribbean Liability in White Island Volcano Deaths May Turn On ‘Act of God’ Defense

By Tom Hals (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s potential liability for a deadly excursion to a volcanic island in New Zealand could hinge on whether the eruption was an...

December 16, 2019
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Meyer Werft Delivers Spectrum of the Seas to Royal Caribbean

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has handed over the new Spectrum of the Seas to Royal Caribbean International during a ceremony Thursday in Bremerhaven, Germany. The vessel is the first ship...

April 11, 2019
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Monday, February 18, 2019
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Royal Caribbean Orders Oasis 6

Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL) announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for the construction a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in...

February 18, 2019
Total Views: 114

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Royal Caribbean Starts 2019 with Record Bookings, Sees Strong Demand in China

By Uday Sampath Kumar Jan 30 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Wednesday it was heading into 2019 with record bookings for cruises and seeing higher demand from...

January 30, 2019
Total Views: 32

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Royal Caribbean Passenger Banned for Life for Insanely Stupid Balcony Jump

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nick Naydev (@naydev91) on Jan 11, 2019 at 11:28am PST Forget a ban, this guy is lucky to be alive! Royal...

January 17, 2019
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