Articles tagged “royal caribbean”

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

The Highest Paid Cruise Industry CEOs

Everybody in the cruise business suffered during Covid except CEOs, it seemed. As passengers canceled or got sick, and workers got laid off, executive compensation topped 1,000 times the median worker's pay. Including tips.

The Highest Paid Cruise Industry CEOs

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