Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Updated First Look: Symphony of the Seas

This post has been updated to include higher-res photos. The world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, has now been delivered to Royal Caribbean. In our series of First Looks, which replaces the Inaug...

Symphony of the Seas Handed Over to Royal Caribbean

Pre-signing.  Jean-Yves Jaouen, COO and Laurent Castaing, General Manager at STX France. Then in the center is Richard Fain, Chairman & CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.; Michael Bayley, President & CE...
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Royal Caribbean and CTrip to Dissolve SkySea Cruises

Royal Caribbean and Chinese tour company Ctrip have agreed to dissolve their joint venture SkySea Cruises. This was the Chinese based line that operates the SkySea Golden Era (ex-Celebrity Century) since May 2015. In December of this year she will sail her las...
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BREAKING: The New Cococay

Royal Caribbean just announced some major enhancements to their private island in the Bahamas, Cococay. In the render we see a water park, cabanas and even the new pier! They'll also be adding a bar an ...
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P&O’s Adonia Officially Transferred to Azamara

P&O Cruises smallest vessel, the Adonia (ex-R Eight, Minerva II, Royal Princess), has officially been transferred to Azamara Crusies.  She will be transformed to the Azamara Pursuit in a drydock in the Baha...
Harmony of the Seas Departing Port Everglades. Captured by Greg Dragonetti 11/5/2016

Royal Caribbean Reports Q4 and Full Year 2017 Earnings Report

oyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today reported 2017 US GAAP and adjusted earnings of $7.53 per share — beating the Double-Double EPS target and the mid-point of previous guidance by $0.75 and $0.16, respectively.  In addition, the company announced tha...
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Royal Caribbean Reports Q3 2017 Earnings Report

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today reported record third quarter results of $3.49 per share, which includes a $0.20 negative impact from the recent hurricanes; updated full year guidance to a range ...

Carnival Corp. Sells Adonia to Azamara

Azamara Club Cruises Logo and funnel off the Azamara Journey in Miami. Carnival Corp. announced that they will be selling P&O Cruises Adonia (ex-R Eight, Minerva II, Royal Princess) to Azamara Club Crui...

Royal Caribbean Names Newest Vessel

Royal Caribbean has announced that it's next vessel will be called Spectrum of the Seas. The announcement came during her steel cutting at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. When she comes out in 2019, she'll head direct to China and be based in Asia,...
Allure of the Seas Departing Port Everglades ©CruiseInd

Royal Caribbean Announces Q2 2017 Earnings

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today reported US GAAP and Adjusted Earnings per Share ("EPS") of $1.71 for the second quarter.  This represents EPS growth of nearly 60% over same time last year.  Bett...