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Breaking: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Finally Have Approval to Sail to Cuba

Breaking: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Finally Have Approval to Sail to Cuba

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It took longer than expected, but more U.S.-based cruise lines are about to start sailing between the U.S. and Havana. We're curious how demand will hold up.

4 hours ago

Royal Caribbean Thinks It Has the Secret to Getting Newcomers on Board

Royal Caribbean Thinks It Has the Secret to Getting Newcomers on Board

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean reported a lot of promising news Friday, and investors were glad to hear it. Is it too soon to think the worst of this year's cruise woes are in the past?

1 month ago

Royal Caribbean Earnings Beat Expectations for the Third Quarter

Royal Caribbean Earnings Beat Expectations for the Third Quarter

Associated Press

The results are a little bit of a mixed bag with lower-than-expected revenues, but maybe the good news on earnings per share will help buoy the company's stock price.

1 month ago

Royal Caribbean Is Ordering a New Class of Megaships

Royal Caribbean Is Ordering a New Class of Megaships

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean will need to completely rethink the way it designs and powers ships in order to use liquefied natural gas and fuel cell technology. It's an interesting challenge, and we find it especially notable that the cruise company is not trying to break its own capacity records.

2 months ago

Cruise Ship Building Boom a Boon for Germany’s Shipbuilding Industry

Cruise Ship Building Boom a Boon for Germany’s Shipbuilding Industry

Nicholas Brautlecht, Bloomberg

China may be able to compete on price, but the long history Germany has building ships is still giving it an edge over emerging rivals.

4 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Optimistic About China Despite Pricing Troubles

Royal Caribbean Is Optimistic About China Despite Pricing Troubles

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean is adamant that it is in China for the long haul, despite short-term pricing pressures. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the industry responds if capacity proves difficult to absorb.

4 months ago

How Royal Caribbean Wants to Make Smart Ships Smarter

How Royal Caribbean Wants to Make Smart Ships Smarter

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Cruise lines have used technology to create experiences on ships that wow guests, but Royal Caribbean's new CIO makes a good point: Tech should also continue to evolve to make the cruise experience easier to navigate for passengers.

5 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Bringing Robot Bartenders and Virtual Skydiving to More Cruise Passengers in Asia

Royal Caribbean Is Bringing Robot Bartenders and Virtual Skydiving to More Cruise Passengers in Asia

Daryl Loo and Melissa Cheok, Bloomberg

Royal Caribbean was a market leader in sending new capacity to China, and continues to up the ante by sending a second brand new ship.

6 months ago

Interview: Royal Caribbean CEO on Launching the World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

Interview: Royal Caribbean CEO on Launching the World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean has been in the "world's-largest-ship" business for several years now. We're curious to know what they will come up with next.

7 months ago

Royal Caribbean Became the World’s Largest Cruise Line and Pretty Much No One Noticed

Royal Caribbean Became the World’s Largest Cruise Line and Pretty Much No One Noticed

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Kudos to Royal Caribbean for focusing on product over bragging rights — but it would have been helpful to know about this development when it happened.

7 months ago

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

The first quarter is a popular time for travelers to start planning spring break and summer travel. Based on TV spending estimates for the first quarter, it's clear that the top spending brands such as Southwest Airlines, Trivago.com and Royal Caribbean are bent on getting Americans enamored with the thought of summer vacations.

7 months ago

Royal Caribbean Gives Investors a Reason to Get Onboard

Royal Caribbean Gives Investors a Reason to Get Onboard

Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Curtailing discounts and driving more onboard spending is a key for any cruise line. Royal Caribbean is leading the way.

7 months ago