Royal Caribbean has returned to Alaska, becoming the first cruise line to sail in the region since September 2019. Serenade of the Seas will offer a series of seven-night cruises from Seattle.
Royal Caribbean has welcomed Anthem of the Seas to the UK for the first time in six years. The ship made her debut in Southampton in 2015, and is now ready for a summer season sailing around the UK.
Ben Bouldin of Royal Caribbean will take over the role from Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice president UK & Europe, who has been in the post for three years.
Royal Caribbean has marked the start of construction on its first Icon-class ship. To celebrate the milestone, the cruise line held a steel-cutting ceremony at Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku.
Royal Caribbean International has announced that six of its ships will begin sailing from major United States cruise ports in Florida and Texas in July and August.
Due to the unrest in Israel and the region, Odyssey has not been able to complete the preparations required to operate from Haifa, Israel as planned, the company said.
The line has reported a $1.1 billion loss for the first quarter of 2021, compared to a loss of $310 million a year ago. The giant said first quarter average monthly cash burn was $300 million.
Royal Caribbean has announced that Wonder of the Seas, the next Oasis Class vessel, will set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong in 2022. She will be the largest ship in the world on debut.
Royal Caribbean is extending the suspension of some sailings, including all trips from the United States, until June 30th. However, a small number of trips will go ahead from new homeports around the world.
Royal Caribbean has officially taken delivery of its 25th ship, Odyssey of the Seas. The second Quantum Ultra Class ship sets sail from Haifa, Israel in May and Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November.
The vessel will call Cyprus home for the first time and sail to the picturesque shores and ancient ruins in Cyprus, Greece and the Greek Isles through October.
Royal Caribbean will bring more adventure to the tropics with a series of new seven-night cruises onboard Vision of the Seas from first-time homeport Bermuda.