Posts Tagged ‘SkySea Cruise Line’

SkySea Cruise Line Announces Most Expansive Deployment to Date

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

SkySea Cruise Line Announces Most Expansive Deployment to Date. SkySea Golden Era deployed to record five seasonal home ports in 2018 including marquee homeport of Taiwan and offers new SkySea Nights program

SkySea Cruise Line, the first contemporary cruise line specifically created for the Chinese market, is proving once again that a vision based on unique hardware, flexibility and customization has its advantages as the brand officially released its 2018 deployment schedule, its most expansive to date. (more…)

SkySea Hoping to Build on New 2018 Deployment Mix

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)A new executive team and overarching strategy at SkySea Cruise Line is being led by industry veteran Ken Muskat, who was named CEO in early January. The Chinese brand is a joint venture with ownership by Royal Caribbean Cruises and China’s largest online travel agency, Ctrip. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea to Offer Alipay, Accept Direct Bookings

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line announced that it will roll out Alipay, one of China’s leading third-party payment platforms, to begin accepting mobile payments on the SkySea Golden Era on Sept. 17. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Wins MICE Innovation Award

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has won the “MICE Innovation of the Year” award for cruise operators in the 2017 China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by M&C China Magazine, took place in Beijing, August 22, 2017. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Expands 2018 Deployment to More Homeports

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line will add three more Chinese homeports to its operation in 2018 in addition to a plan to homeport in Keelung, Taiwan, as the Ken Muskat-led brand continues to mature with more than 80 cruises on offer in 2018. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Rolls Out New Entertainment Options

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has announced an extensive line-up of star entertainers to enhance its already busy entertainment offering on a number of summer sailings. Among the talent are Chinese singers, pianists and various other performers, which will sail with the ship on select cruises over the summer. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Announces New Food and Beverage Options

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has announced the SkySea Golden Era has launched a number new food and beverage options, including the Molecular Bar Drink Lap, the Happy Sea Sushi Bar, and a new menu for the SkySea Kitchen. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Offers Faster and Cheaper WiFi and New App Functions

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)SkySea Cruise Line has announced that the SkySea Golden Era will introduce what it calls a newly enhanced “social network at sea” for all guests, which, it said, is especially important in the Chinese market. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Set to Source Korean Passengers

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)Source markets may be opening beyond China for SkySea Cruise Line. The big news this spring will be the addition of South Korea as a source market. Korea passengers will board the ship in Busan, sail to Japan and then disembark in Shanghai and fly home. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Thursday Briefing: Ken Muskat Joins SkySea, CLIA Shuffles Exec Team

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

SkySea, a cruise line focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market, has appointed Ken Muskat as its new CEO. Meanwhile, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is making some executive moves of its own. (travelagentcentral.com)

Ken Muskat Named CEO at SkySea in China

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Ken Muskat has been named the new CEO at SkySea Cruise Line, which Royal Caribbean Cruises called a “growing cruise line” focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market, in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea: Accelerating Growth Plans for More Ships

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The SkySea Golden Era (Ex Celebrity Century)Having launched service in 2015 with the Golden Era, SkySea Cruise Line has major backers in Ctrip, China’s largest online travel agency, and Royal Caribbean Cruises. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

SkySea Cruises to launch its maiden voyage in May from Qingdao

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

SkySea Cruises, the joint venture of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) and China’s biggest online travel agent Ctrip, will launch its maiden voyage from the new cruise homeport in Qingdao. (cruisebusiness.com)

Century to Become SkySea Golden Era, Start Service from China in May

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The Celebrity Century will become the SkySea Golden Era this May, as she transfers to the new SkySea brand, a joint venture between Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ctrip and Stone Capital. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean and Ctrip Announce Formal Joint Venture

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises and Ctrip.com International announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership through SkySea Cruises, a joint venture which is designed to serve the Chinese cruise market. (cruiseindustrynews.com)