|10/23/14||Royal Caribbean Reports Third Quarter Results And Provides Preliminary Outlook For 2015|
|MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported third quarter results and provided a preliminary outlook for 2015. Net Yields and Net Cruise Costs as well as Adjusted Net Income all performed about as expected for the quarter generating Adjusted Net Income growth of 31% to $493 million.
Early bookings for 2015 are robust and the current order book is better than at the same time last year in both volume and price. Based on this, the company... |
|10/16/14||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On Third Quarter 2014 Earnings|
|MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. Eastern time, Thursday October 23, 2014, to discuss the company's third quarter 2014 financial results. The call will be available on-line at the company's investor relations web site, www.rclinvestor.com. To listen to the call by phone, please dial (877) 663-9606 in the US and Canada. International phone calls should be made to (706) 758-4628. There is no passcode o... |
|10/16/14||Free Wi-Fi In New York Subway Stations Marks 25 Day Countdown To Arrival Of World's First Smartship|
|First Photos of Quantum of the Seas with North Star Observation Deck Revealed
MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first smartship Quantum of the Seas is set to arrive into New York Harbor on Nov. 10, 2014, and Royal Caribbean is counting down the days until her big debut. In anticipation of the ship's arrival, Quantum of the Seas is making waves across NYC billboards, screens and digital displays capturing the attention of New Yorkers everywhere...including underground. With Quan... |
|10/10/14||Cruise Alaska with Celebrity Cruises and Boston College Athletics|
|Celebrity Cruises becomes the proud partner and official cruise line of Boston College Athletics
BOSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Boston College Athletics are proud to announce a partnership that highlights both brands' shared commitment to delivering premium experiences and entertainment. Through the partnership, brokered by Fenway Sports Management (FSM), Miami-based Celebrity Cruises will be recognized as the "Official Cruise Line of the Boston College Ea... |
|09/22/14||An Incredible Journey to the Sea|
|Why Quantum of the Seas is traveling backwards for 26 miles through Germany
MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pace of life in Lower Saxony, Germany, is relaxed and slow, and a drive through the area, along the banks of the River Ems, will reveal miles of pastures, wetlands and farmland dotted with small towns and villages. But this week there's a lot of excitement in this northwestern district as one of the world's largest cruise ships makes its journey, or conveyance, from th... |
|09/09/14||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Raises Dividend|
|MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a $0.05 increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.30 per common share payable on October 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 22, 2014. This move, which was approved unanimously at the board's September 9th meeting reflects the company's continuing efforts to increase shareholder returns.
Today's actions represent a 20% increase t... |
|09/02/14||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Sell Celebrity Century to Ctrip|
|MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship Celebrity Century to Exquisite Marine Ltd., a holding company led by Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP). The sale will result in a non-cash loss of approximately $20 million dollars. This loss will be excluded from our adjusted net income in our third quarter results. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will continue to operate Celeb... |
|08/26/14||Celebrity Cruises Introduces Immersive Luxury Vacations with the Launch of "Celebrity Explorations"|
|More than 20 remarkable, one-of-a-kind vacations combine ocean cruise travel with inspiring experiences on land
MIAMI, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the growing trend toward extended vacations and answering the demand from guests, Celebrity Cruises today unveiled "Celebrity Explorations" – unique vacations that pair ocean cruises with deep, immersive destination experiences on land.
Celebrity's well-traveled destination experts have uncovered the most authentic experiences in ... |
|08/25/14||For The Smoothest Trip, Sail The Smartship - Quantum of the Seas Debuts New Tech To Deliver Hassle-Free Travels|
|"Sidewalk to Ship" in 10 Minutes; Real-time Luggage Tracking; the First of 40,000 Free Windows Tablets for Crew; Exceptional Variety and Choice -- oh, and a Robot to Fix Your Drinks
PAPENBURG, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp up the vacation experience.
"Cruise vacations have a romantic past – but they also... |
|08/12/14||The Bear Is Loose: 30-Foot Tall, Eight-Ton Polar Bear Featured On Ship's Top Deck|
|Royal Caribbean International Unveils World-Class Multi-Million Dollar Art Collection for Quantum of the Seas
MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will exit the enclosed building hall at the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, tomorrow, August 13, revealing an unexpected occupant – a 30-foot-tall magenta polar bear situated prominently on the exterior deck of the ship. The bear, a sculpture created by Denver-based ar... |
|08/01/14||Celebrity Cruises Launches "Signature Event Sailings": New Exhilarating Upscale Experiences|
|MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises is broadening its immersive vacations in 2015-16 with its new exclusive array of "Signature Event Sailings". Guests can experience iconic global events and celebrations as part of their Celebrity vacation while sailing to popular locales in Europe, the Far East and South America.
Providing vacationers with inside access into a series of the most desirable events across the globe, Celebrity's Signature Event Sailings immerse guests in each ... |
|07/24/14||Royal Caribbean Reports Second Quarter Results, Updates 2014 Guidance and Introduces The Double-Double Program|
|MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported second quarter results, updated full year guidance and introduced its Double-Double Program, a new three-year profitability initiative.
Second Quarter 2014 results:
Net Yields were up 2.6% on a Constant-Currency basis (up 2.4% As-Reported).
Net Cruise Costs ("NCC") excluding fuel were down 4.7% on a Constant-Currency basis (down 4.2% As-Reported), better than guidance mai... |
|07/17/14||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On Second Quarter 2014 Earnings|
|MIAMI, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. Eastern time, Thursday July 24, 2014, to discuss the company's second quarter 2014 financial results. The call will be available on-line at the company's investor relations web site, www.rclinvestor.com. To listen to the call by phone, please dial (877) 663-9606 in the US and Canada. International phone calls should be made to (706) 758-4628. There is no passcode or m... |
|06/20/14||This Changes Everything: Royal Caribbean Brings Next Era Of Dining To Food & Wine Classic In Aspen|
|MIAMI, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International is bringing its next vision for dining at sea – which will debut on the much anticipated Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas in November 2014 and April 2015, respectively – to the ultimate epicurean event this summer. As the official cruise partner of the 32nd Annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22, 2014, Royal Caribbean is giving guests a taste of Dynamic Dining, a completely new culinary experience offering... |
|06/11/14||Royal Caribbean International Takes Entertainment to a Whole New Level|
|LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Royal Caribbean International's new ship will take 'entertainment' to a new level with a stellar line up of acts, shows and ground breaking technology, the likes of which haven't been seen under one roof, ever before, anywhere in the world. The line-up announced today provides a heady concoction of firsts including Roboscreens and digital shows projected onto 100 feet wide windows over 20 feet high.
|06/11/14||The Reviews Are In: Groundbreaking Entertainment Headlines Royal Caribbean International's Newest Ship|
|Quantum of the Seas Introduces the World's Most Advanced Lineup of Shows, Productions and Events
MIAMI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, is poised to make a show-stopping debut in November 2014, with a lineup of entertainment offerings that push the envelope far beyond imagination. From stage shows that take guests on a highly visual and experiential journey of music, sound and performance, to a radically new form of multi... |
|06/06/14||Kristin Chenoweth Plays Expanded Role With Royal Caribbean As Quantum Experience Advisor for Entertainment|
|Quantum of the Seas Godmother to Advise on Entertainment Offerings
MIAMI, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International is pulling out all the stops when it comes to the entertainment offerings for its newest ships, Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas, with a keen eye on pushing boundaries and introducing brand new innovations that have never before been seen on land or sea. With such a strong emphasis on entertainment, the cruise line has partnered with some of the most c... |
|05/27/14||Jorge Vilches Named President and CEO of Pullmantur|
|MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jorge Vilches has been named president and chief executive officer of Pullmantur, one of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s (NYSE, OSLO: RCL) six brands. Vilches will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the brand to ensure its continuous growth and success. He will report directly to Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Vilches has spent the past 10 years in the travel industry, holding various positions w... |
|05/13/14||Celebrity Cruises Ship Joins University of Miami "OceanScope" Program to Monitor Oceanographic and Atmospheric Conditions|
|Celebrity Equinox becomes third Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. vessel to feature technologythat helps scientists understand effects of climate change
MIAMI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, as Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Equinox completed its scheduled dry dock in Cadiz, Spain, it joined Royal Caribbean International's Allure of the Seas and Explorer of the Seas in a program that tracks ocean circulation dynamics and measures atmospheric and oceanographic conditions, on repeated journey... |
|05/09/14||Royal Caribbean Orders Fourth Oasis-Class Vessel|
|Announcement Made as STX France Lays Keel for Third Oasis-Class Ship
MIAMI, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that it has agreed with STX France to move forward on the order of a fourth Oasis-class ship for delivery in 2018. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard D. Fain and President and Chief Operating Officer Adam Goldstein, along with STX France Chief Executive Officer Laurent Castaing, announced ... |
|05/07/14||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Declares Dividend|
|MIAMI, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share payable on June 5, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 20, 2014.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) is a global cruise vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50... |
|04/24/14||Royal Caribbean Reports First Quarter Results and Updates 2014 Guidance|
|MIAMI, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported first quarter results and slightly raised its outlook for full year 2014.
Overall, the year is developing along the course the company previously anticipated. First quarter results were at the lower end of the company's guidance due to some minor voyage disruptions but this impact is expected to be offset during the rest of the year. Full year Adjusted Earnings Per Share (Adju... |
|04/17/14||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On First Quarter 2014 Earnings|
|MIAMI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. Eastern time, Thursday , April 24, 2014, to discuss the company's first quarter 2014 financial results. The call will be available on-line at the company's investor relations web site, www.rclinvestor.com. To listen to the call by phone, please dial (877) 663-9606 in the US and Canada. International phone calls should be made to (706) 758-4628. There is no passcod... |
|04/16/14||China Is New Home for Royal Caribbean International's Quantum of the Seas|
|World's newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship sets an entirely new standard for world's fastest growing market
MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International today announced that its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, bringing the company's most innovative ship to the world's fastest-growing cruise market. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season sailing out of ... |
|04/07/14||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Promotes Adam Goldstein to President and COO|
|Veteran executive will lead drive to 'take advantage of our global scale and knowledge'
MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Goldstein has been named president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSLO: RCL), the company announced today.
Goldstein, a 25-year company veteran, had spent the previous 12 years as president and CEO of the company's largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International.
"Adam has played a key role in growing Royal Caribbean Int... |
|04/03/14||Michael Schwartz Newly Named Quantum Experience Advisor For Culinary|
|James Beard Award-winning Chef to bring Fresh, Simple and Pure Culinary Philosophy to Quantum-class Vacation
MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International and The Genuine Hospitality Group are proud to announce James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz as the latest Quantum Experience Advisor for Culinary. Known for his fresh, simple and pure approach to food and drink, Michael will help influence food and beverage experiences aboard Quantum of the Seas and Anthem o... |
|04/03/14||Celebrity Cruises Launches Industry’s First Land-Based Wine and Food Festival May 31, 2014|
|Great Wine Festival to Benefit LegalAid of Orange County; Features
More than 40 Wineries, Craft Breweries, Spirits Companies and Top Orange
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2014--
Cruises, which introduced the cruise industry’s first gourmet food
truck in 2013, and on the heels of 10 of its restaurants receiving Wine
Spectator’s “Award of Excellence,” has made yet another culinary
footprint on l... |
|03/31/14||Cruise The Caribbean With New England Patriots Celebrities On Celebrity Silhouette|
|Patriots three-time Super Bowl Champions Troy Brown, Kevin Faulk, Joe Andruzzi and Patrick Pass join other fan favorites, including Patriots Hall of Famer Steve Nelson and Peter Brock & Scott Zolak on Patriots' first Celebrity Cruise.
BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises announced the lineup of Patriots legends who will be joining fans onboard the 2015 New England Patriots Fan Cruise. It is the first cruise of its kind, pairing Patriots fans with Patriots Super Bowl Ch... |
|03/27/14||Private And Public Sectors Unite To Guide Caribbean Destinations Toward Sustainability|
|ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy.
The new Sustainab... |
|03/26/14||Royal Caribbean International Debuts New Era Of Dining At Sea On Quantum-Class|
|"Dynamic Dining" to Feature Five Distinct Main Restaurant Concepts, Next-Level Specialty Dining, Partnerships with World-Renowned Chefs, and Smart Reservations Tool
NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International today revealed its next vision of dining at sea which will debut onboard the much anticipated Quantum-class ships. "Dynamic Dining" is a completely new culinary experience onboard Royal Caribbean that gives guests on Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas a... |
|03/26/14||Celebrity Cruises And Bravo Media Announce Lineup Of Chefs Setting Sail On "Top Chef At Sea"|
|"Top Chef" favorites including Kristen Kish, Angelo Sosa, Tiffany Derry and Nina Compton spice up cruises beginning July 2014
NEW YORK and MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen former chef'testants of Bravo's Emmy® Award-winning series "Top Chef" will set sail on four exclusive Celebrity Cruises vacations beginning in July 2014 as part of the "Top Chef at Sea" experience. The Celebrity Cruises and Bravo partnership gives fans the opportunity to vacation with their favorite "Top Chef"... |
|03/21/14||Boatloads Of Bandwidth: A New Wow For Oasis And Allure|
|New satellite network gives Royal Caribbean flagships record speeds and more Wi-Fi capacity than all other cruise ships--combined
MIAMI, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the days of no signals and slow signals. Get ready for high speed on the high seas. A major technology investment by Royal Caribbean International gives guests aboard Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas more wireless capacity than every other cruise ship in the world combined. And the Wi-Fi will blaze at speeds th... |
|02/10/14||It's A Love Thing: Celebrity Cruises Announces Valentine's Day Contest To Giveaway Cable-Car Wedding And Caribbean Honeymoon Vacation|
|Who: Premium vacation brand, Celebrity Cruises, provides guests with modern luxury experiences to all seven continents onboard 11 state-of-the-art ships, complete with a robust menu of signature offerings, from award-winning dining and relaxing spa and wellness options to engaging onboard programming and rich shore excursions.
What: In celebration of Valentine's Day, one lucky couple that qualifies and agrees to get married on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, will win a truly San Francisco wedding and ... |
|02/06/14||World-Class Athletes Battle It Out On The High Seas In Royal Caribbean International's Caribbean Cup Challenge|
|Gabby Douglas, Tom Daley and Ian Thorpe Go Head-to-Head in the Caribbean Onboard World's Largest Cruise Ship
MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As athletes from around the globe prepare to compete in this winter's biggest international event, Royal Caribbean International is set to kick-off a competition of its own. The cruise line has enlisted three world-class athletes best known for their abilities in warm-weather sports – U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas, British diver Tom Daley and Australia... |
|02/06/14||Celebrity Cruises And Canyon Ranch Create The Largest And Most Comprehensive SpaClub at Sea Partnership|
|Agreement between leading brands will launch April 2014 onboard the Celebrity fleet sailing worldwide
MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch, one of the world's leading spa and wellness brands, today unveiled a partnership to feature Canyon Ranch SpaClub® at Sea facilities onboard 10 state-of-the-art Celebrity ships. Canyon Ranch and Celebrity will create the largest and most comprehensive SpaClub at Sea offering, and debut exclusive SpaClub services and treatm... |
|02/05/14||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Declares Dividend|
|MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share payable on March 4, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 18, 2014.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) is a global cruise vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises throu... |
|02/05/14||Royal Caribbean Appoints John F. Brock To Board Of Directors|
|MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today announced the appointment of John F. Brock, chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
"John's demonstrated leadership skills and his broad and impressive executive experience in the international beverage industry will help us to deliver long term value for shareholders," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. "We warmly w... |
|02/04/14||Celebrity Cruises Sets Sail With Bravo Media's Emmy® Award-Winning Series "Top Chef"|
|Partnership brings fans new culinary entertainment during their luxury vacations at sea starting July 2014
NEW YORK and MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Bravo's "Top Chef" invite fans on a global culinary adventure with the new "Top Chef at Sea" partnership. The premium vacation brand and the Emmy® Award-winning culinary competition series unveiled an exclusive licensing partnership that offers fans custom "Top Chef" experiences onboard Celebri... |
|01/27/14||Royal Caribbean Reports 2013 Results and Provides 2014 Guidance|
|MIAMI, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported 2013 results and provided guidance for 2014.
Full Year 2013:
Adjusted EPS was $2.40, $0.05 above the top end of the company's previous guidance. Strong close-in demand for Europe and Asia sailings coupled with continued strong performance in onboard revenue drove the improvement. Adjusted Net Income was $530.6 million versus $432.2 million in 2012.
Net yields increased 3... |
|01/22/14||Royal Caribbean Provides Update Regarding Pork Industry's Efforts To Eliminate "Gestation Crates"|
|MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today provided an update regarding its previous announcement, proudly made in 2012 along with the Humane Society of the Unites States, that the company would support the pork industry's efforts to eliminate "gestation crates" – cages often used to confine breeding pigs – from operation, setting 2022 as the target date by which to reach that goal.
"Royal Caribbean takes corporate responsibility seriously, including when it com... |
|01/20/14||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings|
|MIAMI, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. Eastern time, Monday, January 27, 2014, to discuss the company's fourth quarter 2013 financial results. The call will be available on-line at the company's investor relations web site, www.rclinvestor.com. To listen to the call by phone, please dial (877) 663-9606 in the US and Canada. International phone calls should be made to (706) 758-4628. There is no passcode... |
|01/17/14||Celebrity Cruises Joins The Team As Proud Partner of the New England Patriots|
|Modern luxury line partners with New England Patriots for 2014 Season
BOSTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and the New England Patriots have announced a comprehensive marketing agreement highlighting the brands' shared commitment to premium experiences and entertainment. Through the partnership, Miami-based Celebrity Cruises will be recognized as a "Proud Partner of the New England Patriots."
"This partnership has all the makings of a winning team," said Marla Phaneuf, ... |