Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the fall of 2023.
A bullish outlook on the domestic Chinese market and outbound sourcing potential were among the positive topics on Royal Caribbean Cruises’ year-end and fourth quarter earnings call on Wednesday. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Head of Sales of Asia Pacific, Josh Wen, will be expanding his role to cover the Singapore trade sales, according to a statement. This was announced at the company’s annual Chinese New Year appreciation dinner for trade partners in Singapore at Grand Hyatt on the evening of Friday, January 25. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves formally announced on Wednesday, December 5 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. setting out the general terms for a new long-term business agreement for the development and operation of a new cruise terminal.
U.S. cruise giants, Carnival Cruise and Royal Caribbean, have turned their routes to Istanbul’s Yenikapı, a key public and freight transport point in the city. The two companies, currently waiting for the port tender, are planning to invest in the region. (dailysabah.com)
Port Miami opens Terminal A, home to Royal Caribbean (Miami Herald)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today (November 2) will officially open Terminal A, the largest cruise port in the U.S., in collaboration with Miami-Dade County. The new terminal will be a striking addition to PortMiami and will serve as homeport to Royal Caribbean International ships such as Symphony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, two of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships.
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL), the world’s second largest cruise shipping group, is expecting 2019 to become even better for the company than this year, which should be record breaking in terms of financial performance. “While 2018 is proving to be another record year, 2019 is shaping up to be even better,” said Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO. (cruisebusiness.com)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today (October 11) announced it has signed an agreement with Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, for Southern Power’s 200-megawatt (MW) Reading Wind Facility.
Phenom of the Seas, Gallant of the Seas or Eon of the Seas? These are the latest cruise ship names to be registered by Royal Caribbean through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). (cruisecritic.co.uk)
Penang Port signed a deal with Royal Caribbean Cruises to upgrade the Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal at a reported cost of $37 million. The expanded facility will allow larger cruise ships to berth by the end of 2019, as the port’s berth will be extended to 660 meters from 440 meters. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Over the next five years, Carnival Corporation & plc, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd are expected to grow their total gross capacity by more than 30 percent—or by 135,000 berths, Moody’s Investors Service says in a new report. Combined, the three companies represent about 75 percent of worldwide cruise capacity. (travelagentcentral.com)
Expecting to post full year record adjusted earnings per share of $8.70 to $8.90, a 17 percent increase over last year, Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Chairman and CEO Richard Fain said on the company’s second quarter earnings call today that he is even more optimistic about 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Silversea Cruises has officially joined the family of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL). The companies announced today (July 31) they have closed on RCL’s acquisition of a two-thirds stake in Silversea after receiving final approval from regulators.