Royal Caribbean celebrates the return of Adventure of the Seas to the Caribbean

Adventure of the Seas Sails from The Bahamas with Fully Vaccinated Crew and Guests MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A milestone more than 15 months in the making: Royal Caribbean International and the communities of the Caribbean celebrated the cruise line’s highly anticipated return to the region as Adventure of the Seas set sail from Nassau, The… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces sailings from Florida and Texas in July and August

Freedom of the Seas to Kick Off the Cruise Line’s Return by Fourth of July, before a Full-fleet Return by Year’s End  MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers can once again mark their calendars and set their sights on a summer full of long-awaited cruise vacations. Building on the excitement of its upcoming return to Alaska, Royal Caribbean International has… Read the full press release

Viking to restart its European river operations in July 2021

“Welcome Back” Collection Now Includes Select River Itineraries in Portugal, France and Along the Rhine Los Angeles, CA, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (May 19, 2021) that it will restart its European river operations in July 2021 with select itineraries in Portugal, France and along the Rhine. Offered exclusively for… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces second consecutive winter season sailing from Bridgetown, Barbados

Rhapsody of the Seas to Offer 7- and 14-night Adventures Departing Bridgetown in 2022-2023 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International continues its bold Bajan adventure with the announcement of a second consecutive winter season sailing from Bridgetown, Barbados. Music to travelers’ ears, Rhapsody of the Seas will make its way to the island nation to… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas to set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong, China in 2022

First Oasis Class Ship in China to Set Sail on 4- to 9-night Cruises to Japan, Vietnam, South Korea from March 2022 through January 2023 Shanghai, China, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (April 20, 2021) announced that Wonder of the Seas, the latest evolution of the revolutionary Oasis Class, will… Read the full press release

Viking® announces three special sailings along the coast of England in May 2021

Three Special Ocean Sailings for UK Guests Will Explore England’s Scenic Shores Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.viking.com ) announced today (March 16, 2021) that it will restart limited operations in May 2021 with three special sailings along the coast of England. Available exclusively for UK residents, the new eight-day… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean returns to Los Angeles to add bigger, bolder vacation options along the West Coast

Navigator of the Seas to call Hollywood Home, Offering Short Cruises to Southern California and Baja California, Mexico MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a decade-long hiatus, Royal Caribbean International will once again call Hollywood home starting in June 2022, casting Navigator of the Seas as a “series regular” that will sail from Los Angeles. The… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils 2022-2023 winter deployment with weeklong Caribbean itineraries

Cruise Line Goes All-in on Destinations, Giving Travelers More Variety for an Adventure-packed Vacation MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International is bringing the heat to its 2022-2023 winter deployment with weeklong Caribbean itineraries that will inspire guests to adventure again. The cruise line will set a bold tone for the season, breaking… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to sail for the first time from Israel with its newest and most innovative ship, Odyssey of the Seas

New Innovative Ship to Launch with Cruises from Haifa, Israel MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Israeli holidaymakers will set a new course for adventure this summer when Royal Caribbean International begins sailing from Israel for the first time in May. The global cruise line will offer Israelis a combination of 3- to… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Group extends “Cruise with Confidence” program

MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective Feb. 1, 2021 for all bookings created by April 30, 2021, on sailings on or before April 30, 2022, guests will have the flexibility to cancel their cruise up to 48 hours prior to sailing and receive a full credit of the cruise fare paid. The… Read the full press release

Viking expands its Egypt fleet with a new state-of-the-art river vessel Viking Aton

Addition of New Nile River Ship Builds on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 26, 2021) announced an expansion of its Egypt fleet with Viking Aton, a new state-of-the-art river vessel. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking Longships® and built specifically to… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean says goodbye to Empress and Majesty of the Seas

MIAMI, FL, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (Dec. 16, 2020) announced Empress and Majesty of the Seas will depart its fleet later this month. “Empress and Majesty of the Seas made indelible marks on the cruise industry with their revolutionary design and size. Touted as the cruise industry’s most groundbreaking ships when they were… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar invites guests to an awe-inspiring experience with the launch of its first expedition cruise series

The ‘Whale Sharks of Qatar’ expedition cruise will provide guests with a unique opportunity to observe one of the world’s largest gathering of the world’s biggest fish Qatar offers a unique setting for expedition cruises, combining untouched nature and exotic destinations with luxury and comfort DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover Qatar,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reconfirms winter cruise programme for 2021/2022

New for the Caribbean – MSC Seashore – the Company’s flagship to homeport in Miami Outstanding selection of Mediterranean itineraries with four ships and flexible embarkation options Cultural aficionados can enjoy the postponed Expo 2020 Dubai with two ships in this region offering overnights in Dubai Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The pandemic has disrupted… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association and Travel.Radio launch radio show focused on all things cruise

Washington, DC, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel.Radio has announced it has partnered with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, to launch a brand-new radio show focused on all things cruise. Named ‘The Cruise Hour’, the show will will take place every Monday between 2-3pm and will be hosted… Read the full press release

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Stunning itinerary on one of MSC Cruises’ most charming ships visiting destinations at six historic and beautiful European gems in Italy, Malta and Greece MSC Cruises’ second ship restarts operations with implementation of rigorous health and safety protocol following safe and effective restart of MSC Grandiosa in August Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Silversea Academy now available to travel partners globally

Silversea Cruises enhances its digital training platform, Silversea Academy, to polish travel partners’ knowledge and expertise. Silversea Academy is now available to travel partners globally, including those in the US, Canada, LATAM and Asia for the first time. Travel partners can register for the Silversea Academy by visiting:  www.silverseaacademy.com Miami, FL, 2020-Sep-30 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Recognized medical and scientific experts recommend 74 steps for cruise operators to follow in order to mitigate COVID-19 risks

Healthy Sail Panel recommends 74 detailed steps to safeguard the health of guests, crew and communities MIAMI, FL, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — New recommendations from a panel of globally recognized medical and scientific experts say that by relentlessly focusing on prevention and other measures – including the testing of guests and crew members… Read the full press release

Silver Origin strengthen guests’ connections with the Galapagos Archipelago with 195 regionally-inspired art pieces

Silver Origin’s 195 art pieces will enrich guests’ travels, comprising 122 framed artworks, 69 sculptures, and four installations. A stimulating exhibition of elegance and wonder, Silver Origin’s diverse art collection will strengthen guests’ connections with the Galapagos Archipelago. The ship’s thought-provoking exhibits includes framed artwork, sculptures, rare books, original artefacts, and unusual objects. Basecamp, the… Read the full press release

MSC Grandiosa returns to service; welcomes guests back

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Grandiosa yesterday became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back and the first ship to implement the Company’s health and safety protocol. The first guests began embarking MSC Cruises’ flagship in the port of Genoa, Italy yesterday morning, arriving at the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. now known as Royal Caribbean Group

MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — When a company is known for raising the bar on design and innovation, nothing is exempt from the mantra of continuous improvement—not even the company’s own name. That’s why Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is now known by a new moniker: Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL). “The name is simpler,… Read the full press release

Dr. Calvin Johnson appointed Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer at Royal Caribbean Group

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health to lead strategic planning and operation of global health program Miami, FL, 2020-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Group has named Dr. Calvin Johnson as Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer. In this new role, Johnson will lead the Group’s global health and wellness policy, manage… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line collaborate to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards

“Healthy Sail Panel” comprises top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL)  and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards in response to the global COVID-19… Read the full press release

Fofoti Tours & Transfer first company in Aruba awarded the Aquila ACE Tour Operator Designation

Oranjestad, Aruba, 2020-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Fofoti Tours & Transfers has the honor of announcing that they are the first company in Aruba to receive official global accreditation status from the Aquila Center of Cruise Excellence (ACE) located in Saint john, Canada. Designation is awarded to Tour Operators who meet the requirements for ACE… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises further extends fleet-wide halting of all its cruise departures through to 10 July

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (28 April 2020) a further extension of the halting of all its cruise departures fleet-wide through to 10 July. MSC Cruises is offering guests affected by this measure a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) where they have the opportunity to transfer the full amount… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises launches new measures to offer unprecedented flexibility to travelers

Miami, FL, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (April 20, 2020) introduces new measures to offer unprecedented flexibility to travelers, enabling them to start planning future trips by taking away the uncertainties of today. REDUCED DEPOSIT & $1,000 ONBOARD SPENDING CREDIT FOR EVERY BOOKING UNTIL JUNE 30TH Silversea has reduced its deposit… Read the full press release

Genting Cruise Lines’ ‘Cruise As You Wish’ assurance for Dream Cruises and Star Cruises

Enjoy flexibility and convenience with 48-Hour Cancelation Option and receive 100% future cruise credit Singapore, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Genting Cruise Lines announces its ‘Cruise As You Wish’ assurance via its flexible and convenient booking options for Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to assist guests in their decisions to cruise and most importantly… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean opens sale on Quantum of the Seas’ summer 2021 Alaska itineraries

World’s First Smartship to Join Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas for Summer 2021 MIAMI, FL, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International game-changing ship, Quantum of the Seas, will give guests the chance to immerse themselves in unforgettable Alaskan destinations when it sails from the Pacific Northwest for the first time in May 2021. Marking the cruise line’s… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s newly amplified Freedom of the Seas unveils its $116 million transformation in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Royal Caribbean’s Year-round Southern Caribbean Season Begins with First Look at $116 Million Transformation MIAMI, FL, 2020-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — A new wave of island flair has arrived in the Southern Caribbean. With a crowd-pleasing combination of new thrills, guest favorites and top-rated destinations, Royal Caribbean International’s newly amplified Freedom of the Seas has debuted its $116… Read the full press release

Legendary photographer Steve McCurry photographed Antarctica for the first time aboard Silversea’s Silver Cloud

The iconic photographer travelled deep into the White Continent aboard Silversea’s Silver Cloud Monaco, Europe, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Legendary photographer Steve McCurry has photographed Antarctica for the first time in his career, travelling to the White Continent on a 10-day sailing from December 10, 2019, aboard Silversea’s Silver Cloud. McCurry crossed the Drake Passage… Read the full press release