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

Silversea unveils enhanced Monaco Grand Prix 2020 offering

Monaco, Europe, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the success of Silversea’s Monaco Grand Prix offering in 2019, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line has increased and enhanced its selection of events for the race’s 2020 edition, for the enjoyment of guests. Three bespoke experiences will immerse motorsport fans into the inimitable atmosphere of the… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises updates the itinerary of MSC Bellissima’s 28-night Grand Voyage from the Gulf to Asia

New itinerary includes alternative destinations in United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Thailand to replace cancelled calls to mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan  Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has updated the itinerary of MSC Bellissima for her forthcoming 28-night Grand Voyage sailing from the Gulf to Asia on March 21st…. Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens sales on the Grand Voyage Arctic 2021

Appealing to those with a passion for discovery, the remarkable itinerary connects many once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Monaco, Europe, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The industry-leading ultra-luxury cruise line, Silversea Cruises, today (February 11, 2020) opens sales on the Grand Voyage Arctic 2021—a remarkable 51-port itinerary that connects a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences.. Between July 16… Read the full press release

A rare moment in Silversea’s history: Silver Cloud and Silver Whisper meet in Antarctica’s Wilhelmina Bay

Miami, FL, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests traveling aboard Silversea’s Silver Cloud and Silver Whisper enjoyed a rare moment in the cruise line’s history when the two ships met in Antarctica’s Wilhelmina Bay on February 4, 2020. The rendezvous was a pioneering moment in more ways than one, as Silver Whisper became the first-ever ship to visit Antarctica on… Read the full press release

Gaia Gaja named as the Godmother of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury ship Silver Moon

Monaco, Europe, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hailed by many as the ‘Queen of Barbaresco,’ Gaia Gaja has been named as the Godmother of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury ship Silver Moon. Gaja is of the fifth generation to own and manage the renowned Gaja winery in the small Italian town of Barbaresco—a family-run business and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean welcomes its first guests at the new Coco Beach Club on Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas

New offering brings chill luxury to industry-leading private island destination MIAMI, FL, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Life is a beach at Royal Caribbean International’s new Coco Beach Club on Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas. Today (Jan. 31, 2020), the cruise line welcomes its first guests to indulge in luxury chill at the private… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens sales on a new 59-day grand voyage in the Mediterranean

Silversea’s Grand Voyage Mediterranean 2021 has been designed for sophisticated travellers who are in search of extraordinary new experiences. Monaco, Europe, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (January 21, 2020) opens general sales on a new 59-day grand voyage in the Mediterranean. The Grand Voyage Mediterranean 2021 will link unique, immersive experiences across… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign firm contracts for construction of third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ships

Partnership further reinforced with two additional newbuild projects that will focus on the development and utilisation of next-generation environmental technologies Paris, France, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20 January 2020) MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique further extended their long-term partnership by making a number of strategic announcements at a ceremony held at… Read the full press release

Seven Seas Splendor To Be Christened In Miami with Christie Brinkley as the Godmother

Seven Seas Splendor To Be Christened At Elegant Evening Ceremony In Miami On Feb. 21, 2020 MIAMI, FL, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — She’s a world-famous supermodel, glamorous actress, proud mother and successful entrepreneur – and now will be recognized as Godmother to the cruise ship that perfects luxury. Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the world’s… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to offer the biggest Caribbean adventure ever for 2021-2022 season

Get Ready for All-out Island Hopping with New Itineraries, Amplified Ships and More MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s 2021-2022 season will bring guests the biggest Caribbean adventure ever. Travelers will vacation to new heights with newly amplified ships, shorter itineraries and more – all packed with thrills for the entire family. Come… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to charter two cruise liners to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Two MSC Cruises ships to operate in Doha, Qatar for the duration of the tournament Doha, Qatar, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter two cruise liners to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The cruise liners,… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils lineup of adventures for 2021-22 with the opening of its Alaska itineraries

Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas Return to Pacific Northwest MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International begins to unveil the lineup of adventures in store for 2021-22 with the opening of its Alaska itineraries. The cruise line invites guests to set course for awe-inspiring views and thrilling adventures in the Last Frontier… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces its newest mission: delivering the ultimate beach day

Antigua will be home to new destination concept customized for cruise guests MIAMI, FL, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The company said its first Royal Beach Club will launch in Antigua, along a half-mile of beachfront near Fort James. The company signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Antigua and Barbuda for the… Read the full press release

Silversea’s guests crossed the iconic Northeast Passage for the first time in the cruise line’s history

Monaco, Europe, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time in the cruise line’s history, Silversea’s guests recently crossed the iconic Northeast Passage. Between August 10 and September 5, 2019, travellers journeyed 5,019 NM between Nome and Tromsø, calling at 27 incredible destinations in three countries. They travelled aboard Silver Explorer in superlative comfort, retracing… Read the full press release

Viking announces extended sweepstakes offering U.S. residents the chance to visit Highclere Castle

Winners Will Visit Filming Location of “Downton Abbey” and Explore France On a Viking River Cruise Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of today’s (September 20, 2019) theatrical release of the new full-length film Downton Abbey from Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films, Viking ( www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has extended a sweepstakes offering U.S. residents… Read the full press release

Viking’s seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus to join its award-winning fleet in 2021

#1 Ocean Cruise Line Will Launch Seventh Ocean Ship; Viking Sky Will Return to Istanbul with New Voyages Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (September 17, 2019) announced its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, will join its award-winning fleet in early 2021, further solidifying the company’s standing as the largest and world’s best… Read the full press release

FCCA announces its 2019 Seatrade Europe Partners

FCCA announces its record-breaking 14 partners for Seatrade Europe that will benefit from the Association’s continued initiative – now in its third year – to connect Caribbean and Latin American stakeholders with European cruise and river lines for meeting, networking and exhibiting opportunities, coupled with year-round efforts by FCCA to follow up on actionable items… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces high-energy features and guest favorites that will come aboard the newly amplified Freedom of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s $116 Million Ship Amplification to Debut Spring 2020 in the Southern Caribbean MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — A bolder and reimagined Freedom of the Seas will redefine island hopping in the Southern Caribbean, following a $116 million amplification. Royal Caribbean International has announced the high-energy features and guest favorites that will come aboard,… Read the full press release

Silversea unveils enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package

Miami, FL, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The leader in the ultra-luxury cruise industry, Silversea is bringing distant horizons closer with its enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package, now available on all luxury expedition voyages to the Arctic and Antarctica. The value-rich package, with its selection of convenient and inclusive travel benefits, provides a seamless travel experience… Read the full press release

Silversea to open reservations for new ship, Silver Origin, designed entirely with the Galapagos Islands in mind

Monaco, France, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on July 16, 2019, travellers will be able to reserve their suites aboard Silversea’s new ship, Silver Origin, which has been designed entirely with the Galapagos Islands in mind and will be the most elegant ship to ever sail the region when it launches in summer 2020. The… Read the full press release