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Royal Caribbean Opens $250 Million Private Island in The Bahamas

Perfect Day at CocoCay

Unlike any private island the world has ever seen, Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Perfect Day at CocoCay – the first in the cruise line’s new Perfect Day Island Collection of next-level private destinations around the world – is now open. The $250 million transformation of the line’s private island in The Bahamas debuts a combination of first-of-their-kind thrills and one-of-a-kind…

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Port Canaveral Welcomes Harmony, Mariner of the Seas to their New Homeport

Harmony of the Seas Port Canaveral

Royal Caribbean International cruise ships Harmony of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas received a “royal” sendoff on Monday as the giant vessels sailed from their new homeport of Port Canaveral. Tugboats provided a water salute as a the 1,188-foot long Harmony, the second-largest cruise ship in the world, glided past hundreds of cheering spectators who gathered at Jetty…

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World’s Largest Cruise Ship Makes Its U.S. Debut at Port Canaveral

Symphony of the Seas

Port Canaveral welcomed the world’s largest cruise ship before dawn Thursday as Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas made its historic first North American port of call. The massive cruise vessel arrived at the Port’s Cruise Terminal 1 from Malaga, Spain with nearly 5,500 cruise guests and 2,200 international crew members. After crossing the Atlantic, the cruise ship, which…

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Royal Caribbean Acquires 66.7% Equity Stake in Silversea Cruises

Silversea Silver Whisper

Royal Caribbean Cruises and Manfredi Lefebvre D’Ovidio have announced an agreement for RCL to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, bringing together two companies with bold, long-term visions for the cruise industry. Under the agreement, Royal Caribbean will acquire a 66.7% equity stake in Silversea Cruises based on an enterprise value of approximately $2 billion. The purchase price of…

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Symphony of the Seas: World’s largest cruise ship sets sail

Symphony of the Seas

After three years of construction, the world’s largest cruise ship just set sail from Barcelona, Spain, on its inaugural voyage around the Mediterranean. Symphony of the Seas also takes the title as the world’s most Instagrammable. Symphony of the Seas an architectural marvel thanks to some of the most advanced technology, digital innovation and outstanding features at sea. Following research…

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Royal Caribbean Serves Up Bruno Mars’ Award-winning Selvarey Rum

Selvarey rum

Royal Caribbean International has partnered with the new, highly acclaimed SelvaRey Rum. The upscale single-estate white and cacao-flavored rums will be exclusively available in the elite Latin-themed Boleros lounge on board all ships. Guests can enjoy two of the company’s award-winning rums, SelvaRey White, which is a blend of three- and five-year-old rums, aged in bourbon barrels; and SelvaRey Cacao,…

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Royal Caribbean International Celebrates Spectrum of the Seas Keel-Laying

SPECTRUM OF THE SEAS KEEL-LAYING

Today marked an important milestone in the development of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, when her keel was lowered into place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany. The keel-laying signifies the beginning of the ship’s physical construction. During the ceremony, a 620-ton block measuring 59 feet by 121 feet (18 x 37 meters) was lifted…

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Royal Caribbean Sets Return to San Juan and St. Maarten

Puerto Rico landmark

Royal Caribbean International today announced the cruise line’s return to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Philipsburg, St. Maarten marking a major milestone towards the revival of these Caribbean gems which were impacted by recent hurricanes. On Nov. 30, Freedom of the Seas will be the first ship in the fleet to call on San Juan, Puerto Rico, arriving with approximately…

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Royal Caribbean International Reveals New Wows on Symphony of the Seas

Symphony of the Seas exterior

Royal Caribbean International has orchestrated a new vacation experience that is set to redefine family and adventure travel in 2018. Symphony of the Seas, the cruise line’s newest ship, brings together the award-winning and acclaimed features only found on Royal Caribbean, with distinct new experiences that will continue to inspire adventure among guests of all ages. New dining concepts and…

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