The parent company of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea paused all operations amid the global Covid-19 pandemic on March 13th.
In this new role, Calvin Johnson will lead global health and wellness policy, manage its public health and clinical practice, and determine the strategic plans and operations of its global healthcare organisation.
Royal Caribbean has delayed the delivery of Wonder of the Seas, its next Oasis-class ship, from 2021. There is now no timeframe for when the new mega-vessel will sail.
Weighing in at over 73,000 GT, in tonnage this is the largest ship the city has seen and demonstrates the capabilities now available at Portsmouth International Port.
TUI Group has successfully completed the sale of its subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to TUI Cruises. Hamburg-based TUI Cruises is a joint venture between TUI and Royal Caribbean Group.
Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited has reported a net loss of $1.4 billion, or $6.91 per share, for the first quarter of the financial year. The second largest cruise company in the world saw revenue fall 17 per cent to $2.03 billion over the period.
Royal Caribbean Cruises International has sought to raise additional funds as it prepares to return to operations later in the year. The company said 28 of its ships and “material intellectual property” would be used as collateral on the new bonds.
RCL Cares offers information ranging from wellbeing support for families to links to UK government and ABTA advice to businesses, trade FAQs and contact details for sales support teams.
Azamara Club Cruises chief executive Larry Pimentel has resigned from the company as owner Royal Caribbean announces sweeping job cuts.
Royal Caribbean Cruises chief executive, Richard Fain, will forego the payment of his salary until at least September as the company battles the coronavirus pandemic.
In light of the developing Covid-19 pandemic, the cruise line – which also operates Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea Cruises – has scrapped all sailings until May 12th.