Articles tagged “silversea”

Royal Caribbean Hopes New Tech Will Turn Into New Revenue

Royal Caribbean Hopes New Tech Will Turn Into New Revenue

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean is investing left and right in technology, new ships, new features on land, and even an entirely new brand. That means costs are up, but the company expects to see those investments pay off.

3 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Already Growing Its Luxury Silversea Line

Royal Caribbean Is Already Growing Its Luxury Silversea Line

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Royal Caribbean Cruises wants to be a bigger player in the luxury and expedition cruise space. One surefire way to do that, now that it owns a majority stake in Silversea: build more ships.

3 months ago

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Publicly traded cruise operators are the biggest players in the industry, but super-wealthy owners are finding ways to disrupt the status quo.

5 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Giving Its New Silversea Fleet a Luxury Upgrade

Royal Caribbean Is Giving Its New Silversea Fleet a Luxury Upgrade

Hannah Sampson , Skift

It's probably good news that the first move Royal Caribbean made after closing its majority stake in Silversea was announcing improvements to its fleet. We'll be curious to see what those upgrades include — and how the experience changes for passengers.

6 months ago

Royal Caribbean Is Buying a $1 Billion Stake in Silversea to Boost Its Luxury Offerings

Royal Caribbean Is Buying a $1 Billion Stake in Silversea to Boost Its Luxury Offerings

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Buying Silversea will certainly improve Royal Caribbean's offering in the luxury and expedition sectors. Will it be happy as a majority shareholder, as it says now, or will it eventually want complete control?

7 months ago

Some of the U.S.’s Biggest Olympics Stars Turn to Cruise Lines for Rio Games Housing

Some of the U.S.’s Biggest Olympics Stars Turn to Cruise Lines for Rio Games Housing

Stephen Wade, Associated Press

The handy thing about floating hotels is they can go where they are needed. It's just a shame the ships — and temporary residents — will be surrounded by "fetid waters."

3 years ago

Alaska Town Rethinks Cruise Ships’ Impact on Quality of Life

Alaska Town Rethinks Cruise Ships’ Impact on Quality of Life

Mary Catharine Martin, Associated Press

Tough economic times have made Yakutat officials more receptive to welcoming cruisers, who increasingly are looking to capture a slice of local life in addition to their selfies.

4 years ago

Silversea’s Luxury Ship Silver Shadow Fails Alaska Health Inspection

Silversea’s Luxury Ship Silver Shadow Fails Alaska Health Inspection

Teresa Machan, The Daily Telegraph

The five-star line typically suffers fools, not terrible health reports. Positive outlook: The anomaly will help publishers who need cruise ads filled.

5 years ago