Friday, December 21, 2018
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Cruise-Line Size Race Is Over; Now It’s About Amenities

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — When the $1.35 billion Symphony of the Seas steamed out of Barcelona on its maiden voyage in April, it instantly claimed the title of world’s...

December 21, 2018
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Royal Caribbean Adds Ultra-Luxury Cruises with $1 Billion Stake in Silversea

by Aishwarya Venugopal (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises said on Thursday it would buy a 66.7 percent stake in privately owned Silversea Cruises for about $1 billion to add ultra-luxury...

June 14, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 23, 2018
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STX France Delivers World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Royal Caribbean

The world’s largest cruise ship was delivered to Royal Caribbean International on Friday by STX France at their Saint-Nazaire, France. Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s fourth Oasis-class vessel, is...

March 23, 2018
Total Views: 99

Friday, September 29, 2017

Evacuees Leave Puerto Rico by Cruise Ship

By Robin Respaut and Dave Graham SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Thousands of people lined up at San Juan harbor on Thursday to board a cruise ship that...

September 29, 2017
Total Views: 56

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Cruise Stocks Sink Ahead Of Irma

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line all tumbled in Tuesday trading as Hurricane Irma threatened to do to the hub of the cruise industry what...

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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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...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 242

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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Inspectors Halt Royal Caribbean Ship in Florida Over Life-Saving Gear

Feb 14 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean cruise ship remained in a Florida port on Tuesday morning after U.S. Coast Guard inspectors halted its departure when they found a problem...

February 14, 2017
Total Views: 27

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Royal Caribbean’s Profit Beats Estimates, Shares Jump

By Abhijith Ganapavaram and Aravind K Jan 26 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd forecast higher-than-expected adjusted earnings for 2017, putting the No. 2 U.S. cruise operator on track to...

January 26, 2017
Total Views: 11

Monday, November 7, 2016
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Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Three Biggest Cruise Ships Meet at Sea

The world’s three biggest cruise ships, Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, met at see for the...

November 7, 2016
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Orders Two Large, LNG-Powered Cruise Ships at Finnish Shipyard Meyer Turku

Miami-based cruise giant Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland for two LNG-powered cruise ships. The approximately 200,000 gross ton cruise...

October 11, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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Lifeboat Drill Accident: One Killed, Four Injured in Fall Aboard Harmony of the Seas

One crew member was killed and four others were injured Tuesday in an accident during lifeboat drill aboard the world’s largest cruise ship. Royal Caribbean confirmed that a Harmony of the...

September 13, 2016
Total Views: 194

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Lowers Outlook on Increased Fuel Costs, Weak Pound

By Brooke Fox (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. lowered its outlook for 2016 profit, citing an increase in fuel prices and a weak British pound following the U.K. vote...

August 2, 2016
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Royal Caribbean to Build Largest Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

Royal Caribbean has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art cruise terminal at PortMiami to serve as home for one of the world’s largest cruise ships. The announcement comes after...

June 29, 2016
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Oasis-Class Cruise Ship and Two More Luxury Liners

Royal Caribbean International on Wednesday announced plans for a fifth Oasis-class cruise ship as well as two luxury liners for its Celebrity Cruises brand.  The three ships are part of a Memorandum...

May 25, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Cruise Ship Pulls Into Southampton

The world’s largest cruise ship pulled into the Port of Southampton on Tuesday ahead of its maiden cruise later this month.  The Harmony of the Seas was delivered to Royal...

May 17, 2016
Total Views: 21

Sunday, May 15, 2016
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Ship Photos of the Day – The Largest Cruise Ship Ever, Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean this week celebrated the delivery of Harmony of the Seas, which at 227,000 gross tons is the largest cruise ship ever constructed. The ship was delivered Thursday following...

May 15, 2016
Total Views: 168

Friday, April 1, 2016
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Guy Behind ‘Boaty McBoatface’ Asked to Name Royal Caribbean Ship

The guy behind the hilarious idea to name the UK’s new $300 million Antarctic research RRS Boaty McBoatface may have just landed himself a job with one of the world’s largest cruise companies. Cruise giant Royal Caribbean...

April 1, 2016
Total Views: 21

Sunday, March 20, 2016
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Construction Time-Lapse: Harmony of the Seas, World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

At 227,700 GRT, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas is the largest cruise ship ever built. The vessel has been under construction at the STX France Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard...

March 20, 2016
Total Views: 47

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Ship Photos of the Day – Largest Cruise Ship Ever Built Begins Sea Trials

The largest cruise ship ever built departed the STX France Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on Thursday for its first set of sea trials. The Harmony of the Seas...

March 10, 2016
Total Views: 81

Monday, February 29, 2016
Anthem Of The Seas Cruise Ship
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Anthem of the Seas Cruise Cut Short to Avoid Storm

Royal Caribbean isn’t taking any chances when it comes to weather following its nightmare cruise into a hurricane force storm earlier this month, cutting Anthem of the Seas’ latest voyage...

February 29, 2016
Total Views: 11