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Articles tagged “royal caribbean”

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U.S. cruise companies are ready to make waves throughout Asia

Rather than wait for lucrative Chinese tourists to land upon their shores like the rest of the industry, cruise companies had the ability to show up at their docks where they found a population eager to take a ride.

U.S. cruise companies are ready to make waves throughout Asia

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Update on delays and cancelations at cruise ports along the east coast

Cruise ships already out at sea with passengers onboard will weather out the storm at sea as ports have closed to cruises from Canada to the Caribbean.

Update on delays and cancelations at cruise ports along the east coast

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Royal Caribbean third quarter revenue is down over last year, still beats expectations

Bookings are almost back from the industry slowdown due to the Costa Concordia accident, and Royal Caribbean expects a strong fourth quarter driven by increased last-minute bookings and decreased costs.

Royal Caribbean third quarter revenue is down over last year, still beats expectations

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British cruise TV expose puts industry leaders on the defensive

The industry's argument that employees make more money on their ships than their home country doesn't justify the treatment, but NCL's Sheehan points to one of the core issues in the cruise labor debate: the price consumers pay.

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Local Caribbean economies say they’ve been fooled by cruise industries’ empty promises

Passengers aren’t buying hand-made trinkets and local cuisine as towns were led to believe, but funneling the money back into the cruise companies via excursions and on-ship purchases.

Local Caribbean economies say they’ve been fooled by cruise industries’ empty promises

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Royal Caribbean and Barbados partner to build $330 million cruise terminal

The new terminal will drive cruise tourism in coming years to boost the island's economy and also create steady jobs for the local population during its construction.

Royal Caribbean and Barbados partner to build $330 million cruise terminal

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Cruise ships headed for Africa re-route in wake of anti-American protests

U.S. embassy travel warnings were issued in several African and Middle Eastern countries starting Tuesday and will put a damper on the tourism industries that had finally begun to grow following the Arab Spring unrest.

Cruise ships headed for Africa re-route in wake of anti-American protests

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Little girls will freak when they find out about Royal Caribbean’s Barbie cruise

The themed package is available as a $349 per person add-on on otherwise standard cruises which hopefully means dads will find a place to hide out that's not on the bottom of the ocean.

Little girls will freak when they find out about Royal Caribbean’s Barbie cruise

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The cruise industry in Florida continues to be very, very big business

Cruising may have had a tough year in the press, but disasters haven't hurt Florida's cruise industry as passengers are still flocking for cheap escapes from convenient ports to sunny locations.

The cruise industry in Florida continues to be very, very big business

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Video: How the world’s biggest cruise ship uses technology to run effectively

The world's largest ship may also be the most technologically advanced, with digital tools like interactive signs and automated food inspections to help passengers relax and ship staff work without getting lost.