Royal Caribbean Gets Majority Stake in Silversea Cruises

Royal Caribbean is to acquire a 66.7% equity stake in Silversea Cruises.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is purchasing a majority stake in the ultra-luxury line Silversea Cruises, announced officials for RCL recently.

Under the new partnership, Miami-based cruise line entered into a 364-day Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Invests $120M in a 15-year-old Ship to Attract Millennials

Royal Caribbean has invested $120 million in the Mariner of the Seas, a 15-year-old Voyager-class cruise ship in order to amp its offerings up and attract younger travelers with shorter cruises. The renovation is a part of a $900 million program, called Royal Amplified, and involving 10 ships in a period of four years, including the recently amplified Independence of the Seas.

Мillennials prefer more frequent and shorter vacations, because of that the Mariner of the Seas is expected to meet that demand, according to Michael Bayley Royal Caribbean President and CEO. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils Spectrum of the Seas Features

Royal Caribbean has unveiled its latest mega-ship.

The cruise line has unveiled some major new things about the upcoming Quantum Ultra class vessel.

The Quantum Ultra class Spectrum of the Seas will be the largest and most expensive ship in Asia when it sails from Shanghai beginning in June 2019. Continue reading

SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean Say Goodbye to Plastic Straws and Bags

A few weeks ago, a pilot whale died off Thailand with 80 plastic bags in its digestive system. The whale had swallowed 17 pounds of garbage.

As a result, three major companies, SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean, have vowed to remove plastic straws and bags from their properties.

According to Washingtonpost.

Disney Continues to Base Two Largest Ships at Port Canaveral through 2019

Disney Dream Cruise

Disney Cruise Line’s two biggest ships, the Dream and the Fantasy, will continue to be based at Port Canaveral through the end of 2019, the cruise line announced a few days ago.

Port Canaveral is an appealing cruise port for Disney Cruise Line because it is the closest port to the Walt Disney World theme park complex in Orlando. Disney passengers prefer combining their cruises with a visit to Disney World. Continue reading