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Royal Caribbean is buying Silversea Cruises for $1Billion

Jun 14, 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises is buying a majority stake in luxury rival Silversea Cruises for $1 billion. The agreement was announced today by Royal Caribbean and majority owner of Silversea Manfredi Lefebvre D'Ovidio, to acquire a majority stake in the privately-owned Silversea Cruises. With this deal, worth $2 billion including debt, Royal Caribbean will take a 67 percent stake in Silversea Cruises. 

Former Royal Caribbean Officer Wins $20.3 Million Lawsuit After Suffering Hand Injury

Jun 05, 2018

After three week trial in the case Spearman v. Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD, the Miami Dade County jury has come with the verdict in favor of the plaintiff Lisa Spearman. The news was first released by Mr.

Two Macedonian Staff Members Awarded Harding Employee of the Month

May 11, 2018

Every month Harding Retail, the world’s biggest on-board tax- and duty-free outlets operator on cruise ships, awards two employees for their outstanding and dedicated work. The awards are dedicated towards an outstanding performance in line with Harding Retail Corporate Values Trust, Spirit and Professionalism. Last month awards went to Mitko Stamenkovski who was awarded “Harding US, Manager of the Month” and Dimitar Kjosevski taking “Employee of the Month award”.

Royal Caribbean Bartender Among Top 16 in Bacardi Global Finals

May 04, 2018

Representing Royal Caribbean International at the Bacardi Legacy Bartender of the Year Finals 2018 in Mexico City, Shekhar Grover from New Delhi, India has reached the top 16 best bartenders in the world.

CEO Ditches The Gen Xers in Favor of 85% of Millennials

Apr 28, 2018

An astonishing 5,768,496 passengers traveled on Royal Caribbean cruise ships in 2017. But now the CEO wants to take the world's second-largest cruise line operator in a much younger direction, taking direction from Millennials for the brands latest plans.

Freedom of the Seas departure delayed after false bomb alert

Apr 10, 2018

Yesterday's Boarding on the cruise ship Freedom of the Seas has been delayed at Port Everglades Pier 29 for two hours due to a security alert. According to the media report, the terminal went on lockdown after a K9 bomb-sniffing dog thought he smelled something suspicious in what was on a pallet which needed to be loaded on the ship. The suspicious pallet was offloaded on the pier by a truck bringing supplies to the Freedom of the Seas in Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale.

Royal Caribbean cancels Radiance of the Seas cruise due to propulsion issues

Apr 03, 2018

Radiance of the Seas 11-Night New Zealand Cruise departing from Sydney, Australia on April 6, will be canceled due to propulsion problems. Royal Caribbean International has released announcement saying that the cruise ship needs to undergo repairs on the Azipod propulsion system, which impacts the ships’ speed and ability to deliver future scheduled cruises.

Symphony of the Seas is now the world's largest cruise ship

Mar 27, 2018

The world's largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, was delivered to Royal Caribbean at the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The latest Royal Caribbean International ship took three years to complete and enlisted the work of 4,700 shipbuilders and crew. Symphony of the Seas takes the title world’s largest cruise ship of her sister ship of the Oasis Class, Harmony of the Seas.

For Crew Only: How to send your packages from the cruise ship without leaving the port

Mar 19, 2018

Ever wanted to send a package to your loved ones back home, but didn’t have time or didn’t know how to do it? The friendly staff from the Company “For Crew Only” have an easy solution for this. You just need to pack the gifts you want to send back home, send them a message, and they will come to pick up your package at the port. It is that easy!

So how does it work?

Top 8 Richest People in the Cruise Industry 2018

Mar 15, 2018

There's rich. And then there's world's richest people rich. Using the data from the Forbes Billionaires chart 2018, we put together a list of the 8 richest people in the cruise industry. Forbes updates its data regularly, and our list is based on the latest data available for March 15, 2018.

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