Royal Caribbean International Unveils 2014 European Deployments

*Update 27 March 2013 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Oasis of the Seas will move to Europe for a short autumn season in 2014, marking the first time the ship has left Caribbean waters after entering service. Highlights of her deployment include an exclusive preview of the upcoming Quantum-class experience and special programs … Continue reading

Independence Of The Seas To Undergo Enhancement

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International has announced details for the upcoming revitalization of its 3,634-passenger Independence of the Seas in April 2013. The Southampton-based ship will receive a general refurbishment and new dining, entertainment and recreational enhancements as part of a major fleetwide upgrade programme.   Guests will soon be able to enjoy new dining options … Continue reading

Serenade Of The Seas Gets The Royal Advantage

Royal Caribbean International’s 9-year-old Serenade of the Seas has returned to service following an extensive makeover that saw her receive the line’s Royal Advantage upgrades. The eighth ship in the fleet to be revitalized since the programme was announced in 2011, guests can now enjoy nearly double the dining options, enhanced entertainment concepts and technological … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2012 European Deployment

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International unveiled its 2012 Europe cruise deployment earlier this week, becoming the latest cruise line to raise capacity in the fast growing region. In total, the line will have 12 vessels sailing European waters on itineraries ranging from 3 to 16 nights, calling at 101 ports in 34 countries, including maiden visits to Arhus, Kenes and Klaksvik. … Continue reading

Cruise Lines Cancel Mexican Port Calls

Following the outbreak of Swine Influenza in Mexico, the major cruise lines operating cruises in the Caribbean and Mexican riviera have responded with precautionary measures for passengers and crew onboard their ships. Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Fred Olsen Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International have undertaken itinerary adjustments and canceling Mexican port calls.   Carnival … Continue reading