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.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL) and Manfredi Lefebvre D’Ovidio today announced an agreement for RCL to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, bringing together two companies with bold, long-term visions for the cruise industry.
Travel professionals asked and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) has answered. The global cruise company unveils “Stateroom Planner,” a major, new tool within Espresso, the award-winning travel agent reservation system for Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises.
All 50 ships across the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. fleet will ring in 2019 free of plastic straws. Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, TUI Cruises, and Pullmantur Cruceros are eliminating plastic straws en route to comprehensive plastics elimination programs across their brands.
Carnival, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line all dropped more than 4 percent and were among the worst-performing stocks in the S&P 500. Shares of the major cruise-line companies fell broadly on Tuesday after an analyst at Morgan Stanley said he expect the space to get hit by weak travel demand. (cnbc.com)
In today’s fast-paced travel industry, where new automated innovations equal increased productivity, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) introduces another feature to its leading agent reservation system, Espresso.
The termination of a Chinese joint venture of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL) and its partner Ctrip means that Marella Cruises, the British cruise line owned by TUI AG, will acquire the 72,458 gross ton Golden Era that was built in 1995 as Century of Celebrity Cruises, from the venture. (cruisebusiness.com)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) has appointed Adam Goldstein, one of the cruise industry’s most respected leaders, to serve as vice chairman. Goldstein, a 30-year RCL veteran, will assume his new post in May, after having served as RCL’s president and chief operating officer since 2014.