Tagged: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Royal Caribbean in partnership to redevelop Freeport cruise port, Grand Lucayan

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (logo)A partnership involving Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has purchased the largest resort on Grand Bahama Island and will redevelop and expand the cruise facilities in Freeport. At a ceremony, the government’s Lucayan Renewal Holdings signed a letter of intent with Royal Caribbean and Mexico’s ITM Group for the sale of the Grand Lucayan Resort. (travelweekly.com)

Royal Caribbean Announces New Singapore Trade Sales Head

Royal Caribbean Cruises Head of Sales of Asia Pacific, Josh Wen, will be expanding his role to cover the Singapore trade sales, according to a statement. This was announced at the company’s annual Chinese New Year appreciation dinner for trade partners in Singapore at Grand Hyatt on the evening of Friday, January 25. (cruiseindustrynews.com)



Royal Caribbean Cruises Opens Terminal A in Miami-Dade County, Largest Terminal in the U.S.

Port Miami opens Terminal A, home to Royal Caribbean (Miami Herald)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today (November 2) will officially open Terminal A, the largest cruise port in the U.S., in collaboration with Miami-Dade County. The new terminal will be a striking addition to PortMiami and will serve as homeport to Royal Caribbean International ships such as Symphony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, two of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships. (more…)



RCCL sees 2019 even stronger than record breaking 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (logo)Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL), the world’s second largest cruise shipping group, is expecting 2019 to become even better for the company than this year, which should be record breaking in terms of financial performance. “While 2018 is proving to be another record year, 2019 is shaping up to be even better,” said Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO. (cruisebusiness.com)

Royal Caribbean to Upgrade Penang Port in Malaysia

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (logo)Penang Port signed a deal with Royal Caribbean Cruises to upgrade the Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal at a reported cost of $37 million. The expanded facility will allow larger cruise ships to berth by the end of 2019, as the port’s berth will be extended to 660 meters from 440 meters. (cruiseindustrynews.com)



Stats: Carnival, Royal Caribbean, NCL to Grow Gross Capacity by 30% by 2023

Over the next five years, Carnival Corporation & plc, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd are expected to grow their total gross capacity by more than 30 percent—or by 135,000 berths, Moody’s Investors Service says in a new report. Combined, the three companies represent about 75 percent of worldwide cruise capacity. (travelagentcentral.com)

Royal Caribbean: ‘Business Is Good’

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (logo)Expecting to post full year record adjusted earnings per share of $8.70 to $8.90, a 17 percent increase over last year, Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Chairman and CEO Richard Fain said on the company’s second quarter earnings call today that he is even more optimistic about 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)



Cruise ship stocks are the worst performers in S&P 500 after Morgan Stanley predicts weak demand

Carnival, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line all dropped more than 4 percent and were among the worst-performing stocks in the S&P 500. Shares of the major cruise-line companies fell broadly on Tuesday after an analyst at Morgan Stanley said he expect the space to get hit by weak travel demand. (cnbc.com)

Mein Schiff 2 to remain in Germany, older and smaller ex Century to Marella Cruises

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)The termination of a Chinese joint venture of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL) and its partner Ctrip means that Marella Cruises, the British cruise line owned by TUI AG, will acquire the 72,458 gross ton Golden Era that was built in 1995 as Century of Celebrity Cruises, from the venture. (cruisebusiness.com)

Royal Caribbean shuffles the pack: Treacy back to US as China sales head takes over Singapore

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (logo)In a major reshuffle of regional posts after ten years of success Royal Caribbean has announced changes to the boss of its Singapore and Sydney operations. Popular Sean Treacy, the managing director of Singapore and South East Asia of Royal Caribbean Lines for the past three years, will relocate to Miami to become Associate Vice President Strategic Planning for International. (aseancruising.com)

HELMEPA welcomes its new members, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and vessels under their management

Today, Tuesday 20 February 2018, at HELMEPA’s offices, Mr. Michael. Dalacouras, Deputy Treasurer of the Board of Directors, met with Captain Nicholas Pagonis, Associate Vice President-Fleet Captain, Global Marine Operations of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, who handed him the applications for the registration, as HELMEPA Members, of the Company and 12 cruise ships under their management. (more…)



Laura B. Miller Named Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer For Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) announced today (Jan. 2) that Laura B. Miller has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Miller joins Royal Caribbean with more than 25 years of experience implementing human resources strategies for leading companies including ADT Corporation, Coca-Cola and Raytheon Company. (more…)

Judge: Cruise line isn’t an internet provider under surveillance law

A cruise line doesn’t amount to an internet provider under a key federal surveillance law, according to a court ruling released Tuesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson rejected arguments from federal prosecutors in Washington that Royal Caribbean Cruises is “a provider of an electronic communication service” because of the internet connections it makes available to guests. (politico.com)

A timeline of cruise ship design

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. chairman Richard Fain delivered some thoughts in a recent conference call with Wall Street analysts on how cruise ship design has evolved since the modern industry set sail in the 1960s. (travelweekly.com)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to roll out an unprecedented wave of digital innovations

A view of Royal Caribbean’s future app which will let guests order food and drink to be delivered to them anytime, anywhere on board is seen at the Royal Caribbean Sea Beyond event at Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017,  in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/ Invision for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd./AP Images)

A view of Royal Caribbean’s future app which will let guests order food and drink to be delivered to them anytime, anywhere on board is seen at the Royal Caribbean Sea Beyond event at Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017, in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/ Invision for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd./AP Images)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is rolling out an unprecedented wave of digital innovations touching every aspect of its business, charting a course for a world where travel frustrations have disappeared, erased by technology that is transforming cruise ships from stem to stern. (more…)