Important Notice to Royal Caribbean Crew Members Regarding Hurricane Irma

Sep 07, 2017

Due to the current developments caused by Hurricane Irma, Royal Caribbean International has issued an important notice for all employees who are on vacation and are scheduled to sign on, to double check their travel arrangements on their RCLCrewTravel website.

As of Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma has strengthened into a Category 5 storm (maximum sustained winds of 295 kph or 183 mph), according to the US National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.

Forecasts indicate that Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, could make landfall in Florida over the weekend of September 9 to 10. The Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico, the US, and the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin/St. Maarten, and St. Barts are now under hurricane warnings.

Operations of the following vessels may be affected:

  • Adventure of the Seas
  • Allure of the Seas
  • Celebrity Equinox
  • Celebrity Summit
  • Empress of the Seas
  • Enchantment of the Seas
  • Grandeur of the Seas
  • Harmony of the Seas
  • Majesty of the Seas
  • Oasis of the Seas
  • Serenade of the Seas
  • Vision of the Seas

Due to the severity of Irma, the safety and well-being of our At Sea employees are our priority. Therefore:

The assignments of At Sea employees scheduled to join the above-mentioned vessels may be changed. Please check your emails and visit RCLCrewTravel for important reminders regularly over the next few days. Please keep communication lines open as your Schedulers will get in touch with you, if necessary.

We are doing everything possible to help keep you safe. We want to make sure that your needs are provided for if you are affected by the hurricane while traveling to join your ship, or to return home. Please do not hesitate to call our 24x7 CrewAssist Team at 1-877-414-CREW (2739) for travel emergencies and immediate assistance. Stay safe and dry!