Royal Caribbean to Cancel Turkey Cruise Calls

Royal Caribbean has canceled all calls to Turkey in 2017 due to security concerns.

Royal Caribbean International is the latest cruise line that will remove all calls to Turkey from its itineraries for the remainder of the 2017. Carnival Corporation’s Cunard Line and P&O Cruises are among other cruise lines that decided to stop sailing to the Mediterranean nation through at least the end of this year. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Adds Lifeguards to its Ships

Royal Caribbean International is adding licensed lifeguards to all of its cruise ships starting this weekend. 

The lifeguards will be part of a new water safety program introduced by Royal Caribbean that includes water safety instruction and signage around the pool areas. Every ship of Royal Caribbean’s fleet will implement the new program over the next few months. Continue reading

Majesty of the Seas Held at Port Canaveral

The Majesty of the Seas remains docked at Port Canaveral after Coast Guard inspectors find out ‘multiple’ safety issues on board the ship.
The issues were discovered Monday during a routine annual safety inspection aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Coast Guard spokesman Ryan Dickinson said. He added the delay had to do with the life-saving equipment aboard the ship, not the engine. Continue reading

Passenger Jumps off Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

800px-independence_of_the_seas_8454A passenger intentionally jumped overboard from the top deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. The incident happened at 1:45 a.m Thursday, as the Independence of the Seas was coming back to South Florida.
The cruise ship company made an official statement that said a 22-year-old man jumped off the deck 12 about 30 miles south of Key Largo while the ship was returning to Port Everglades.

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Two Massive Cruise Ships to Homeport at Port Canaveral

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternTwo of the world’s largest cruise ships have arrived at their new homeport, Port Canaveral.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s massive Norwegian Epic with a capacity of 4,100 people joined another behemoth, the 5,400-passenger mega-cruise ship Oasis of the Seas over the weekend. Oasis had just started its first sailings from Port Canaveral. The ship arrived at the port a week earlier.

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