Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE,OSE: RCL) is the world’s second largest cruise company and also offers unique land-tour vacations in Alaska, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Dubai, Europe and South America.
The company owns six brands, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisières de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture. Together, these brands operate a combined total of 41 ships globally with a selection of itineraries that call on approximately 490 destinations on all seven continents.
Onboard the ships, the brands offer an extensive array of activities, services and amenities, including simulated surfing, swimming pools, sun decks, beauty salons, exercise and spa facilities, ice skating rinks, in-line skating, basketball courts, rock climbing walls, miniature golf courses, gaming facilities, lounges, bars, Las Vegas-style entertainment, cinemas and Royal Promenades, which include interior shopping, dining and an entertainment boulevard.
The company’s brands will introduce six more ships by the end of 2016, increasing the fleet to a total capacity of approximately 120,500 berths.