Articles tagged “royal caribbean”

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

Media and PR

Delta Air Lines Surges to Top of Travel’s TV Ad Spenders So Far in 2022

It’s no secret that the pandemic’s extreme measures have turned advertising on its head, but travel advertising is moving back and forth in leaps, from TV to internet, then back to TV. In 2022, travel brands are showing even more dedication to television, countering all speculation that national TV is coming to an end.

Delta Air Lines Surges to Top of Travel’s TV Ad Spenders So Far in 2022

Cruises

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

it will be interesting to see what kind of large-ship cruise industry returns. Will it be a continuation of 2019’s bigger-is-better approach, or did any of the major lines rethink what their product could be in the age of overtourism and climate change?

U.S. CDC Drops Covid Cruise Warning

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

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cancel Further Cruise Sailings

Even with zero infections onboard, cruise lines are falling foul of strict protocols. They simply can't win.

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cancel Further Cruise Sailings

Cruises

Carnival Downplays a Covid Surge That Threatens Cruise Recovery

If the Covid surge accelerates, then U.S. health officials could slap the cruise industry with another pause despite the lines' big efforts to make cruising safer.

Carnival Downplays a Covid Surge That Threatens Cruise Recovery

Airlines

Travel CEO Turnover in 2021 Ushers in New Leaders for Recovery Fight

A wave of CEO departures swept across the entire travel industry this year. But new names in the top office don't always translate to major changes in how some of these companies will operate going forward.

Travel CEO Turnover in 2021 Ushers in New Leaders for Recovery Fight

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Says 48 Test Positive for Covid-19 on Cruise Ship

Covid outbreaks were almost inevitably going to occur on cruise ships. The issue is whether the Omicron variant will make the problem pervasive onboard.

Royal Caribbean Says 48 Test Positive for Covid-19 on Cruise Ship

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain to Step Down

All hands on deck as chief financial officer Jason Liberty takes over, but in which direction will he take the cruise line after the pandemic's choppy waters?

Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain to Step Down