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Royal Caribbean Forming a Land Tours Company

Excerpt from Travel Weekly

Jul 01, 2014 5:00 am

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Biggest question in this still developing venture: will RCCL sell the tours outside of its own brands?

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Handout photo of the ocean liner "Vision of the Seas" of The Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. sitting quayside in Saint Nazaire


Royal Caribbean Cruises has confirmed it is working on a new subsidiary focused on developing and marketing land tours around the globe..[it] has named John Weis, its former VP of global tour operations, to spearhead its development.

RCCL already offers guests on its three cruise brands thousands of tours in hundreds of destinations. It said the new subsidiary, to be called TourTrek, will operate in 90 countries….Royal Caribbean describes TourTrek as a technology company that will be wholly owned by RCCL.

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