Romanian cruise ship waiter Laurentiu, in front of all guests, crew, and supervisors in the dining room resigned from his job. After giving his camera to one of his friend’s to record the video, he took over the microphone got up on top of the piano and said what's on his mind. At the end of the video he throws his vest to the crowd and left the dining room.
A 22-year-old American male passenger has gone overboard the cruise ship Independence of the Seas early this morning. According to Royal Caribbean press release the man was witnessed intentionally going overboard from the ship’s deck 12 at around 1:45 a.m. Shortly after the incident Independence of the Seas crew has released two lifeboats in an attempt to find the missing passenger.
According to the data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 2017 will be good year for the cruise industry. CLIA expects 25.3 million cruise passengers next year, a figure 4.5% higher than in 2016.
Royal Caribbean North Star attraction has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the “Highest Viewing Deck on a Cruise Ship.” North Star is a state-of-the-art exclusive experience on Royal Caribbean Quantum class ships taking guests 300 feet in the air above the sea in a glass capsule, offering a 360-degree view. This technological wonder is positioned on the upper deck on Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas.
The American funk pop rock band DNCE boarded world’s largest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, for their live concert at sea for a very special occasion. The members of the band Jack Lawless, Cole Whittle, Joe Jonas, and JinJoo Lee joined thousands of guests to celebrate the Ultimate Friendsgiving festivities with their fans.
After the extensive damage at the Freeport, Bahamas shipyard caused by the Hurricane Mathew, Royal Caribbean announced that the refurbishment of Adventure of the Seas will be delayed. Unfortunately the shipyard was not able to complete everything that was planned for the remodeling of the Adventure of the Seas as it was announced several weeks ago. However, the vessel will exit the shipyard as planed on November 14, 2016.