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Latest news related to Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the Royal Caribbean cruise ships, told by the crew.

Icon of the Seas will have the largest water park at sea

Feb 27, 2023

Royal Caribbean's latest episode of the "Making an Icon" video series showcases the exciting Thrill Island on the upcoming cruise ship Icon of the Seas. The largest water park at sea, Thrill Island, offers guests various activities, including numerous water slides, the Flow Rider surf simulator, mini golf courses, an outdoor sports deck, and a climbing park over the sea.

8 Tips for Rude Cruise Guests – How to behave appropriately and get extra service

Feb 22, 2023

Sometimes I felt like being on the edge of a cliff. When am I going to see my family again? How could my managers on board the ship be unfair? 

On top of all those concerns, some unpleasant guests are among my regular daily challenges. However, no matter how hard it was, I always kept in mind that the darkest hour of the night always comes just before dawn.

Small Fire Breaks Out On Icon of the Seas at Meyer Turku Shipyard

Feb 03, 2023

Several media outlets in Finland report that a small fire broke out on the world’s next-largest cruise ship, currently under construction at Meyer Turku shipyard. On Thursday, February 2, at about 10 in the morning, a fire alarm was sounded on the Icon of the Sea at the shipyard.

Royal Caribbean Introduces Icon of the Seas Surfside Family Neighborhood

Feb 03, 2023

The world's largest cruise ship Icon of the Seas, is currently being built at the Meier shipyard in Turku, Finland. Royal Caribbean International's next-generation ship will feature a number of innovations. Neighborhood Surfside is designed for young families with children.

Spectrum of the Seas Changes Bahamas Registry to Cyprus

Jan 26, 2023

Royal Caribbean International recently made a shift in the national registry of the cruise ship Spectrum of the Seas. The vessel which was previously registered in Bahamas is now flying the flag of Cyprus.

Royal Caribbean informs passengers about smoking ban in Mexico

Jan 26, 2023

Passengers sailing aboard Royal Caribbean ships that sail to Mexican ports-of-call posted a photo that shows a letter by the company, addressing the current smoking policy in Mexico and how this might affect guests if they smoke in public areas and other venues.

Greek brothers named Celebrity Ascent co-captains

Jan 25, 2023

Celebrity Cruises announced today that the newest flagship Celebrity Ascent, will have two brothers as co-captains of the vessel, Dimitrios and Tasos Kafetzis. This will be the first time in cruise history two brothers to co-c

Royal Caribbean to Open Office in Cyprus to Support Operations in Eastern Mediterranean

Jan 24, 2023

Royal Caribbean Group will open an office in Cyprus which will serve as a center of its cruise activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Celebrity Ascent Completes Float Out at Shipyard

Jan 23, 2023

Celebrity Cruises' newest cruise ship Celebrity Ascent, has reached a major construction milestone at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. 

Here Are the Christmas Gifts from the Cruise Lines to the Crew

Dec 28, 2022

After difficult three years since the start of the pandemic and the amazing return back to cruising in 2022, the cruise lines have many reasons to celebrate this holiday season.