January 17, 2019

Royal Caribbean passengers reportedly kept on ship due to illness

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From Cruise Radio Nearly 170 people have been felled by a norovirus outbreak on Royal Caribbean’sOasis of the Seas. As a result, several passengers have reported that they were not allowed to disembark at one of the ship’s ports of call. “We Are Bringing Additional Medical Staff On Board” According to Florida Today, the outbreak began […]

Royal Caribbean’s 2019 changes

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Six big changes coming to Royal Caribbean in 2019 By: Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog With 2019 right around the corner, a new year of Royal Caribbean cruising is nearly upon us.  With the new year comes new changes to Royal Caribbean, and we picked out six of the most noticeable changes that guests will […]

Royal Caribbean is found to be NOT responsible for the death of man, 22, who fell overboard after drinking ’30 drinks’ …

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…including SIX large martinis he mixed during his cruise cocktail-making class By Stephanie Haney from Daily Mail UK Nathaniel Skokan, 22, fell off the Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship on December 22 on the final day of a five-day cruise Evidence showed he had consumed at least 30 ounces of alcohol in 12 […]

Crew Member missing from Adventure of the Seas

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By Jim Walker on November 23, 2018 From Cruise Law News A number of cruise passengers on the Adventure of the Seas inform Cruise Law News that the captain announced to the cruise ship yesterday that a crew member disappeared from the ship. The Adventure of the Seas was in Cozumel when the captain made an […]

Inside largest cruise ship

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First look: Inside Symphony of the Seas, world’s largest cruise ship Royal Caribbean is throwing itself a blow-out anniversary party, and you’re all invited. The Miami-based cruise giant has revealed plans for a “50 Years Bold Birthday Cruise” to celebrate its 50th anniversary, which is taking place this year. Kicking off in Miami on November […]

The Editor Speaks: Blinkered

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Horses wear blinkers to keep the horse focused on the path ahead of him/her and limit his/her peripheral vision to avoid distractions. This would also seem to apply to our politicians when it comes to the Cruise Ship Piers and what side of the fence you are on. Everyone wants to know the names of […]

Cruise lines issue warning to Grand Cayman

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By Richard Simms From Cruise Radio Representatives from both Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines warned that if Grand Cayman doesn’t step up their game where berthing facilities are concerned, they could wind up losing thousands of passengers. What’s Behind The Warning During a public hearing held last week, Miguel Reyna, director of port business […]

Giant new Carnival cruise ship begins sailing from Miami

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By Gene Sloan, from USA TODAY Cruise giant Carnival’s newest ship on Saturday begins year-round sailings to the Caribbean out of Miami. The 3,954-passenger Carnival Horizon debuted in April in Europe and spent the summer operating out of New York City. Constructed at a shipyard in Italy, Horizon is a sister to Carnival Vista, which debuted […]

Royal Caribbean disputes rumors of mass layoffs at Springfield call center

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By Elon Glucklich From The Register Guard Royal Caribbean has a message for its Springfield call center employees: Their jobs aren’t sailing overseas. Speculation swirled last week about the loss of up to 700 jobs at the call center, with local television stations reporting that the jobs were expected to be sent to call centers […]

All of the travel companies and places phasing out single-use plastic

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By BRIDGET HALLINAN From Condr Nast Traveler American Airlines, Carnival Cruises, and more. It’s no secret that the world has a plastic problem: Globally, almost 300 million tons of plastic are produced annually—half of which is single-use—and more than eight million tons of that plastic are dumped into the ocean, according to the Plastic Oceans […]