Take the Piste: Royal Caribbean Unveiles World’s First Cruise Ship with Ski Slope

Anyone torn between a ski or a cruise break?

If you haven’t made up your mind yet, Royal Caribbean will do it for you.

The Miami-based cruise line has unveiled plans to push the boundaries of extraordinary even further with a new jaw-dropping, future-of-cruise ship, a fifth Oasis Class ship dubbed “Piste of the Seas” the world’s first ski resort at sea, featuring five real snow runs, a lift and après-ski restaurants, bars and spa. Continue reading

World’s New Largest Cruise Ship to Sail from Miami Next Year

Royal Caribbean announced that its newest and largest Oasis-class ship will be named Symphony of the Seas. The announcement was made at a press conference a few days ago, prior to the groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s new Terminal A at PortMiami. Continue reading

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