Royal Caribbean News
Royal Caribbean throws home parties to sell cruises
Will the Tupperware model work for the travel industry? Royal Caribbean tried this marketing strategy in late summer to see if it would float.
Royal Caribbean announces diverse retail line-up for World’s largest cruise ship
Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Oasis of the Seas, will feature 13 retail stores, including an open-air shopping space that covers more than 10,000 square feet. With many products exclusive to Oasis of the Seas, stores range from children and teen-favoured shops to jewellery and duty-free stores for adults.
Royal Caribbean introduce unparalleled onboard entertainment venues, shows and activity options
Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas, entering service in December 2009, will introduce a unique and varied collection of entertainment and activities for all ages and interests. Highlights include West End-style shows, high diving, acrobatic exhibitions, comedy acts, theme nights and parades.
Royal Caribbean executives host interactive webchat to reveal Oasis of the Seas facilities
Join Royal Caribbean International’s Adam Goldstein, president and CEO, and a special guest speaker for an interactive webchat at 7pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 to get an update on Oasis of the Seas.
Environmental & innovative ship of the Year Awards are announced
Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises announced the winners of their annual environmental awards. For Royal Caribbean, Liberty of the Seas was selected as both the Environmental Ship of the Year and the Environmentally Innovative Ship of the Year. For Celebrity Cruises, the Celebrity Mercury was selected as the Environmental Ship of the Year, and the Celebrity Infinity was selected as the Environmentally Innovative Ship of the Year.
Oasis of the SeasSM virtual experience
Mark your calendars for the Oasis of the Seas Virtual Expo on September 29 and 30, 2009
Royal Caribbean appoints travel expert
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has appointed a new National Accounts Manager to head up its trade relationships with major distribution partners TUI, CTTG and Hays Travel. Lindsay Dixon joins the business in late August 2009 and will report to the newly appointed Head of National Accounts, Nicky Tempest-Mitchell.
Royal Caribbean selects chef for Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has selected award-winning chef Keriann Von Raesfeld to head 150 Central Park restaurant on the Oasis of the Seas
Ft. Lauderdale teams with Royal Caribbean Cruises in marketing program
Fort Lauderdale is launching a new marketing effort called We Love Cruisers. The program, which will debut in October, is being launched in partnership with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruise Lines.
Autism at sea - cruise holidays for those who thought they couldn’t take them
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines is offering an Autism on the Seas cruise for autistic children and their families. The cruise is booked through an US agent - Alumni Cruises, who will provide autism specialists and special programming for the children. They’ve thought of everything including special dietary considerations. So those with gluten/casein free diets or other restrictions can easily be accommodated. And service dogs are welcomed as well!
Oasis of the Seas moves life jackets to the decks
Everyone who has ever cruised more than once dreads the life boat drill. You are relaxing by the pool after checking out your cabin and having your first of many enormous lunches on the ship and you hear these loud sirens and announcements. Go to your cabins - get your life vests and report to your muster station!
First Ever Royal Caribbean International Ship to be Based Year-Round in UK
Independence of the Seas to home port in Southampton year round from April 2010 delivering over £50 million to the local economy