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Cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Rebound Continues as Passengers Splurge on the Extras

Royal Caribbean's prediction that inflation wouldn't be an obstacle to its rebound has proven right so far. With the recent end of the CDC's cruise ship Covid tracker, the future looks much brighter for Royal Caribbean's rebound after a rough two years.

Royal Caribbean’s Rebound Continues as Passengers Splurge on the Extras

Cruises

U.S. Cruise Lines Recovery Threatened by Worsening Labor Shortage

Cruise lines have faced one hurdle after another in their quest to make a full recovery. But the labor shortage just might be the most difficult to overcome because there's no end in sight.

U.S. Cruise Lines Recovery Threatened by Worsening Labor Shortage

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Isn’t Worried About Inflation Even With a $1.2 Billion Loss

Royal Caribbean — like its rivals in the cruise industry — has had a brutal last two years. But it can finally see a light at the end of tunnel in large part because it fully believes that consumers aren't deterred by rising prices.

Royal Caribbean Isn’t Worried About Inflation Even With a $1.2 Billion Loss

Cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Return to Profit Delayed by Omicron Surge

Cruising has been snobbishly derided as foreign travel for people afraid of going abroad. But while Royal Caribbean has faced choppy waters during the pandemic, favorable demographic trends hint at plain sailing over the horizon.

Royal Caribbean’s Return to Profit Delayed by Omicron Surge

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Pauses 3 Cruise Voyages Due to Omicron

A current Royal Caribbean marketing slogan is that "this is the year of yes." But the company's latest pause on sailings comes after tests found onboard cases on more than 90 ships across various cruise brands. So call it "the winter of waiting" instead.

Royal Caribbean Pauses 3 Cruise Voyages Due to Omicron

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Takes Hit From Months of the Surging Delta Variant

Despite numerous sectors of the travel industry recently reporting strong figures regards bookings, the long-term recovery for travel will be only sustained when Covid variants are contained because many people are still worried about the pandemic.

Royal Caribbean Takes Hit From Months of the Surging Delta Variant

Coronavirus

Royal Caribbean CEO: You’re Safer on a Cruise Ship Than on Main Street

"Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water" was the tag line for the movie Jaws 2. But the words may apply to the cruise industry now, given surging infections in cities worldwide. Yet, if you've spent any time with frequent cruise-goers, you know they'll be back booking as soon as it's safe.

Royal Caribbean CEO: You’re Safer on a Cruise Ship Than on Main Street

Coronavirus

Carnival and Royal Caribbean Receive UK Coronavirus Aid After Cruise Snub in U.S.

Given the longstanding critique of the cruise industry's business model, some critics were pleasantly surprised when U.S. Congress declined to give federal assistance to the industry back in April. Few noticed when the UK did just that as part of its Covid-19 corporate recovery package.

Carnival and Royal Caribbean Receive UK Coronavirus Aid After Cruise Snub in U.S.

Coronavirus

Royal Caribbean Tries to Shore Up Finances to Cope With ‘Extraordinary Times’

Some of the major stories around the coronavirus outbreak have centered on cruise ships, and the industry is facing a public relations disaster. The likes of Royal Caribbean need to make sure they can withstand the worst so they can come out on the other side.

Royal Caribbean Tries to Shore Up Finances to Cope With ‘Extraordinary Times’

Cruises

TUI and Royal Caribbean Expand Cruise Partnership With $1.3 Billion Deal

This seems like a win-win for TUI Group. It gets an established partner to help grow its luxury and expedition cruise line — while also keeping a share of the business — and at the same time it gets the cash to help pursue its digital strategy.

TUI and Royal Caribbean Expand Cruise Partnership With $1.3 Billion Deal