Allure of the Seas Named By Princess Fiona

The 3D star of DreamWorks Animation’s hit film series “Shrek”, Princess Fiona, was unveiled as the godmother to Royal Caribbean International’s highly-anticipated Allure of the Seas, cementing the ship’s naming ceremony in maritime history. Approximately 3,500 guests joined company executives at the event, part of a 1-night inaugural celebration fundraiser benefiting United Way of Miami-Dade and Broward counties, … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Announces Epicurean Discovery Cruises

Royal Caribbean International has announced its 3,634-guest Freedom of the Seas will host 12 specialty gourmet voyages from September 2010. Available exclusively to guests in suite accomodations or higher, each 7-night Epicurean Discovery package will be hosted by a different celebrity chef and will feature special events throughout the week devoted to cuisine and dining as the … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean To Christen Oasis of the Seas Today

Royal Caribbean International is set to christen the newest addition to its fleet, the 225,282-GRT Oasis of the Seas, in Fort Lauderdale later today. The vessel will be named at a ceremony during the inaugural celebration-fundraiser onboard the ship, which will benefit the non-profit Make-A-Wish Foundation.   In a twist to maritime tradition, the line … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2010/2011 Caribbean Season

Royal Caribbean has unveiled its 2010/2011 Caribbean season, offering 243 sailings from 24 different itineraries of between 5 to 9 nights. From 4 homeports (San Juan, Port Canaveral, Miami, Port Everglades), the cruise line will deploy 5 ships from its fleet for the cruises, including the new build Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2010-2011 Winter Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) yesterday announced its 2010-2011 winter deployment, with ships based in Europe and North America. The 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade will sail from Barcelona, Spain year-round, while Norwegian Jewel will join Norwegian Gem to sail from New York. From New Orleans, the newly refurbished Norwegian Spirit will operate cruises to the Caribbean and … Continue reading