The new cruise terminal being built in Galveston for Royal Caribbean International will open at least a year late, according to the minutes of a meeting of the Wharves Board of Trustees.
The world’s second- and third-largest cruise companies are seeking new means by which to fund the company through the current operations shutdown due to Coronavirus.
Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, TUI Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara and Silversea, is laying off 26% of its US-based workforce.
It will be another three months at least before cruise lines are able to start sailing from US ports, or calling at any American ports on itineraries from overseas, according to a […]
Royal Caribbean has suspended the refurbishments of Allure of the Seas and Explorer of the Seas amid work stoppages at shipyards in Europe and the global shut down of the cruise industry […]
Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Costa Cruises are the first cruise lines to publicly announce that they will be extending the suspension of operations for further several weeks, amid the expectation […]
The global Coronavirus pandemic is bringing the world’s cruise industry to a standstill amid growing fears over the vulnerability of cruise ships to on-board outbreaks of the virus.
With the UAE having made the unprecedented decision to close all its cruise ports and suspend all cruise operations, Royal Caribbean has been forced to cancel the remainder of its cruise season […]
Jewel of the Seas, which was briefly placed in quarantine in Dubai, has received the all clear from Dubai Health Authority officials after two of her passengers developed Coronavirus symptoms.
Royal Caribbean International has dropped Oman’s capital Muscat as a port of call on the two remaining roundtrip Dubai cruises of the 2019/2020 season for Jewel of the Seas due to concerns […]
Royal Caribbean International has signed a deal to develop a Royal Beach Club on the island of Antigua, formalising a plan announced last year.
There are now at least four cruise ships affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with two under quarantine in Japan and Hong Kong, while a third is being denied entry to ports across […]
All Dubai cruises are going ahead as normal, according to cruise lines homeporting in the UAE contacted by Cruise Arabia & Africa.
Royal Caribbean International has opened its new Coco Beach Club on Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas.
Major cruise lines homeporting in China have announced that they are pulling their ships from the region amid reports that the coronavirus may be more contagious than initially thought.
Royal Caribbean International’s first Quantum Ultra Class cruise ship for the North American market, Odyssey of the Seas, will have the same exterior design and look as her Quantum-class sisters, but will […]
Royal Caribbean Cruises, homeporting Jewel of the Seas in Dubai for the current winter season, says it is monitoring the Iran-US tensions closely, but has no plans to alter any of its […]
Royal Caribbean is overhauling Adventure Ocean across the fleet to bring its kids clubs and programming in-line with the revamped offering that debuted aboard Oasis of the Seas following her record-breaking refit […]
In the wake of the White Island tragedy, where 15 tourists, up to eight of them from Ovation of the Seas, were killed by an eruption, Royal Caribbean has suspended all such […]
Royal Caribbean International and the Port of Galveston have signed a long-term contract for a new $100 million cruise terminal, which Royal Caribbean will build and then lease back and operate for […]