|07/31/15||Royal Caribbean Reports Second Quarter Results And Updates 2015 Guidance|
|MIAMI, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported a 26% increase in second quarter earnings and said it expects full year earnings to be almost 40% above last year.
Overall, the year will be another solid step towards the Double-Double. Commercially, the business continues to perform as expected and the biggest drivers of our increased guidance are better foreign exchange and fuel rates.
Second Quarter 2015 results:
|07/30/15||Royal Caribbean Debuts Kung Fu Panda Noodle Shop On Quantum of the Seas|
|World's First Kung Fu Panda Themed Restaurant on Land or at Sea Opens Aboard China's Newest Ship
MIAMI, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation commemorated the grand opening of the Kung Fu Panda Noodle Shop, a new family style eatery on board Quantum of the Seas and the first-ever DreamWorks Animation Kung Fu Panda themed restaurant on land or at sea. Guests will be able to give their taste buds a "Kung Fu" kick with the bold flavors of dim sum de... |
|07/22/15||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On Second Quarter 2015 Earnings|
|MIAMI, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Friday, July 31, 2015, to discuss the company's second quarter 2015 financial results. The call will be available on-line at the company's investor relations website, 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 pas... |
|07/22/15||Celebrity Cruises Joins Dîner en Blanc as Official Modern Luxury Vacation Sponsor|
|MIAMI and MONTREAL, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the annual secret affair known as "Le Dîner en Blanc" pops up in select cities around the globe this year, modern luxury cruise brand Celebrity Cruises will be bringing a taste of its award-winning onboard experience to Dîner en Blanc attendees.
"Just as Celebrity Cruises offers award-winning globally inspired cuisine, sexy and stylish spaces, and intuitive service on our stunning ships, Le Dîner en Blanc consistently offers unforgettable ... |
|07/21/15||Royal Caribbean Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer|
|MIAMI, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International, the world's largest global cruise line, has named Jim Berra Chief Marketing Officer. Jim will be responsible for all aspects of the cruise line's marketing program, including brand strategy and positioning, consumer and trade advertising, web and loyalty marketing, research, brand development and communications. He will report to Michael Bayley, Royal Caribbean International President and CEO.
"We are delighted to have Jim ... |
|07/13/15||Kate McCue Advances Women's Leadership in Cruising as Celebrity Cruises Names Her the Industry's First-Ever American Female Captain|
|MIAMI, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the cruise industry – and in Celebrity Cruises' history – an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Summit– a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda. As Captain, she will be responsible for the safe navigation of the ship and the onboard experience of its 2,158 guests a... |
|07/09/15||Celebrity Cruises Partners with Lifetime's Emmy®-Nominated Series Project Runway®|
|MIAMI, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A first for Project Runway® and the cruise industry, Celebrity Cruises has become the Emmy®-nominated competition series' first-ever cruise line partner. An episode of Project Runway, airing Aug. 20, 2015, will feature special guest and Celebrity President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, alongside co-host, mentor and Emmy Award-winner Tim Gunn. Viewers can watch the ambitious fashion design contestants compete in a special challenge on the journey to becoming the n... |
|07/06/15||Fast, Free Internet And Exciting New Features For Royal Caribbean's Majesty Of The Seas|
|New Itineraries From Port Canaveral and Tampa to Take Guests On An Ultimate Adventure
MIAMI, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- By popular demand, Majesty of the Seas will continue to offer short cruises sailing with Royal Caribbean International. The largest and most award-winning global cruise line announced today that the ship will homeport in Port Canaveral, along Florida's Space Coast, starting in summer 2016. Before her season in Port Canaveral where she will sail to the Bahamas, M... |
|06/22/15||Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas Completes Next Phase of Construction|
|MIAMI, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Soon to be one of the world's largest cruise ships, Harmony of the Seas' exterior construction was completed this week at the STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The newest member of Royal Caribbean International's Oasis class of ships is now one step closer to full completion as her April 2016 debut approaches. With the exterior complete, Harmony of the Seas was floated out of her dry dock to begin the next phase of interior construction.
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|06/15/15||Royal Caribbean Promotes Dr. Zinan Liu To President Of China And North Asia Pacific|
|MIAMI, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International today announced the promotion of Dr. Zinan Liu to the global cruise brand's President for the China and North Asia Pacific region. Zinan joined Royal Caribbean International in 2009 and has been spearheading all of Royal Caribbean's commercial and operational activities, and significantly growing the brand in the region, including opening offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and bolstering the brand's operations in Shangh... |
|06/06/15||Celebrity Cruises Kicks Off Summer with Luxury Picnic Baskets for Hundreds of Park-goers Across the U.S.|
|The modern luxury cruise line sent 400 butlers into cities to surprise and delight with gourmet treats and free cruises
MIAMI, June 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Playing off the fact that it has half-acre lawns of real, growing grass on the top decks of its cruise ships, Celebrity Cruises surprised several unsuspecting people in New York City, Chicago, and the Bay Area, with a luxury trip of a lifetime when hundreds of butlers amazed park-goers across the nation. Each butler presented a packed, com... |
|06/03/15||The Grass is Greener with Celebrity Cruises|
|One-of-a-kind outdoor spaces, distinctive new experiences, and the return of 123go! bring brand story to life
MIAMI, June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As vacationers crave outdoor luxury for their summer getaways, Celebrity Cruises has unveiled the "Grass is Greener," a campaign rooted in highlighting ways in which Celebrity's upscale cruises are unmatched. The campaign highlights the modern luxury brand's most iconic, compelling attributes. The most unique of these -- the Lawn Club, a half-acre o... |
|05/18/15||First "World Class™ Bar" Revealed by Celebrity Cruises and Diageo Global Travel Americas|
|MIAMI, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Diageo Global Travel Americas have partnered to launch the world's first permanent "World Class™ Bar". The striking bar space onboard Celebrity Eclipse provides interactive and luxurious drinks experiences created by World Class-certified mixologists.
Celebrity is renowned for its highly skilled and engaging bartenders, and partnering with the world's leading premium drinks company provides Celebrity's expert mixologists with exclusi... |
|05/07/15||Royal Caribbean Orders Fourth Quantum-Class Vessel|
|MIAMI, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft in Germany to order a fourth Quantum-class ship for delivery in 2019.
"Today's announcement is a reflection of the success of the first two Quantum-class ships," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. "We have received a remarkable response from travel agent partners and travelers, and are thrilled that we'll be a... |
|05/06/15||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Declares Dividend|
|MIAMI, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share payable on June 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 19, 2015.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) is a global cruise vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur and CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises through... |
|04/27/15||Paul T. Parker Named Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.|
|MIAMI, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that Paul T. Parker has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Parker joins Royal Caribbean with more than 20 years of experience implementing human resources strategies for leading brands including Sabra Dipping Company, Deloitte & Touche, Colgate Palmolive, Campbell Soup and Nabisco Food Company. Parker will report directly to Adam Goldstein, president and COO o... |
|04/20/15||Royal Caribbean Reports Notably Higher First Quarter Earnings|
|MIAMI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported stronger than expected first quarter results and updated its outlook for the full year.
Commercially the year is turning out as expected, with strong booking trends and yield growth for all major products. The strengthening of the US Dollar and the rise in fuel prices are negatively affecting earnings, but cost efficiencies are mitigating a large portion of the impact.
|04/15/15||Royal Caribbean's Next Great Adventure has Arrived with the Debut of Anthem of the Seas|
|Cruise Line's New High Tech Ship Sets a New Standard for Cruise Vacations and At Sea Experiences
MIAMI, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Anthem of the Seas, sailed into Southampton Cruise Port today with a lineup of unexpected experiences at sea bringing thrilling adventures to guests of all ages. From the RipCord by iFLY sky diving experience and the North Star, a glass observation capsule that takes guests more than 300 feet above the ocean, to f... |
|04/13/15||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On First Quarter 2015 Earnings|
|MIAMI, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 9:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Monday, April 20, 2015, to discuss the company's first quarter 2015 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 pa... |
|04/10/15||Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Anthem of the Seas|
|MIAMI, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new tune in the air today as global cruise line Royal Caribbean International officially took delivery of its 23rd ship, Anthem of the Seas. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain officially received the new ship from Meyer Werft Yard's Managing Partner Bernard Meyer in a signing ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany. Anthem of the Seas is the world's most advanced cruise ship and reflects the best of Royal Caribbean's hist... |
|04/01/15||Longtime Royal Caribbean Board Member To Leave Board|
|Bernard Aronson, Royal Caribbean's longest serving outside director, to leave Board at the end of his term
MIAMI, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that Bernard Aronson, a director of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. since 1993, has decided not to stand for re-election at the company's upcoming Annual Shareholders Meeting in May, citing the time commitments required of his new responsibilities. In February 2015, Aronson was named by Presi... |
|03/26/15||'Top Chef at Sea' Heats Up as Celebrity Cruises and Bravo Media Extend Partnership Through 2016|
|Special November 2015 Caribbean sailing to feature six popular cheftestants and new chef-hosted destination experiences
MIAMI and NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Bravo Media have extended the popular "Top Chef at Sea" program through 2016, and will offer "Top Chef" fans and food lovers the opportunity to vacation with a new lineup of cheftestants on the exclusive "Top Chef Signature Sailing" in 2015. Setting sail November 14 onboard Celebrity Reflectio... |
|03/02/15||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Sell Splendour of the Seas|
|MIAMI, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship Splendour of the Seas to TUI Cruises in the second quarter of 2016. The ship will then be leased to Thomson Cruises, which will operate the vessel.
"Splendour of the Seas debuted in 1996 and has served Royal Caribbean International extremely well," said Richard D. Fain, chairman and chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises ... |
|02/25/15||New Generation Oasis-class Ship Harmony Of The Seas Unveils New Thrills And Adventures|
|Royal Caribbean International's Ship Debuts April 2016
MIAMI, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's new generation Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, is set to launch in April 2016. The third in the Oasis class of ships – currently the largest cruise ships in the world – will continue the award-winning cruise line's philosophy of innovation and imagination to offer a unique vacation adventure for guests.
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|02/20/15||Hospitality Veteran Named Senior Vice President, Hotel Operations for Royal Caribbean International|
|MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Tamis has been named senior vice president, Hotel Operations for Royal Caribbean International. Tamis will further the global cruise line's commitment to deliver outstanding vacations to almost four million guests per year. He will have oversight of the line's hotel services, food, beverage, entertainment and private destinations, and will report directly to Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International.
"Mark has extensive knowle... |
|02/06/15||Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Declares Dividend|
|MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share payable on March 4, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 18, 2015.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) is a global cruise vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur and CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises ... |
|02/04/15||Celebrity Cruises Hits Home Run with Red Sox Fans|
|Celebrity Cruises and the Boston Red Sox partner to announce 2016 Caribbean fan cruise
BOSTON, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Spring Training, Celebrity Cruises and the Boston Red Sox partner to announce the Take Me Out to the High Seas 2016 Red Sox Fan Cruise to set sail January 9th, 2016. Cruise the Caribbean for 7 nights with legendary Red Sox players and WEEI announcer, Dave O'Brien, on the newest ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, the Celebrity Reflection®. Show your Bo... |
|01/29/15||Royal Caribbean Reports 2014 Results and Provides 2015 Guidance|
|MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported 2014 results and provided increased guidance for 2015. Following its Double-Double trajectory, the company's earnings for 2014 were up more than 40% over 2013 and are expected to be up a further 40% in 2015.
Full Year 2014:
Net Yields were up 2.4% on a Constant-Currency basis (up 1.4% As-Reported).
Net Cruise Costs ("NCC") excluding fuel were down 0.6% on a Constant-Curr... |
|01/22/15||Royal Caribbean To Hold Conference Call On Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings|
|MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. Eastern time, Thursday, January 29, 2015, to discuss the company's fourth 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 ... |
|01/22/15||Finding the Right Balance: Celebrity Cruises and Randi Zuckerberg Encourage Vacationers to 'Take Care of YourSelfie'|
|Guests Can Find New Energy for Their Digital Lifestyles by Taking a Little Time to Unplug
MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises has partnered with digital trailblazer Randi Zuckerberg as part of a year-long campaign to "Take Care of YourSelfie." The modern luxury cruise brand has revealed a unique program curated by Zuckerberg to encourage guests to find a tech-life balance while on vacation. Launching today, the first part of the program is a new lineup of specially designed... |
|01/05/15||Lacrosse Players and Fans Set Sail to Bermuda with Celebrity Cruises and the Boston Cannons|
|Celebrity Cruises becomes the proud partner and official cruise line of the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL)
BOSTON, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) are proud to announce a partnership that spotlights both brands' commitment to providing unique, fun, and high quality experiences. The partnership names Celebrity Cruises the premiere cruise line of the Boston Cannons and includes a week-long lacrosse clinic at sea... |