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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.

Celebrity Eclipse is the first cruise ship to offer Starlink service Down Under

Dec 01, 2022

Celebrity Cruises started offering internet via SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network onboard the Celebrity Eclipse, making it the first and only cruise ship sailing in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific to provide this service.

Royal Caribbean Hotel and Marine Operations teams host the Annual Leadership Conference

Nov 25, 2022

November was a month bursting with events and activities at Royal Caribbean International. It began with the grand opening of the $125 million, 161,334-square-foot Galveston Cruise Terminal, the first LEED Zero Energy facility in the world, generating 100% of the energy by onsite solar panels.

Crew Member Dies on the Wonder of the Seas

Nov 17, 2022

The world’s largest cruise ship departed Port Canaveral on November 13, when tragedy occurred aboard. As the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship Wonder of the Seas set sail on its first Caribbean voyage from Port Canaveral, Florida a Brazilian male crew member died shortly after the departure. The source informed that the crew member apparently died of suicide and left a note before his death along with a video on the social media.

U.S. News Releases the 2023 Best Cruise Lines Rankings

Nov 15, 2022

U.S. News & World Report, today released its annual rankings of the Best Cruise Lines, evaluating 17 top cruise lines across six categories. The rankings are intended to help travelers select the best cruise by brand, region, traveler type and budget.

Royal Caribbean opens its state-of-the-art cruise terminal in Galveston

Nov 10, 2022

Royal Caribbean has officially opened the doors of its state-of-the-art cruise terminal in Galveston, Texas. The cruise line held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the $125 million cruise terminal opening and the Texas debut of its revolutionary Oasis Class ship.

Symphony of the Seas Earns Perfect 100 on Recent USPH Inspection

Nov 01, 2022

The 230,000-ton Symphony of the Seas earned a perfect 100 points on its most recent United States Public Health inspection last week. The Royal Caribbean International ship earned a 100 U.S.P.H. rating during an announced inspection on October 29, at the PortMiami. The perfect score has been achieved thanks to the 2,200 hard working crew who have shown its commitment and dedication to make this ship one of the cleanest vessels sailing out from US ports.

Royal Caribbean Promotes 6,500 Crew in 2022 through the career pipeline

Oct 28, 2022

Royal Caribbean International announced that 6,500 shipboard employees have been promoted to higher job positions this year alone, which represents 18,7% of the 34.831 crew members currently working on board the 26 vessels in operation. The company said in the "ROYAL Way crew Newsletter" that additional 1500 crew will be promoted by the end of 2022.

Cruise Lines Update: Crew Mask Policy

Oct 17, 2022

As the health situation related to COVID-19 continues to improve across the world, most cruise lines have started to relax the mask policy for the crew. Crew Center has talked to crew members working on several major cruise lines to find out what are the latest crew mask policies. Surprisingly most of them said that masks are now optional and not a requirement in all crew and guest areas.

Masks are not required anymore for RCI and Celebrity Cruises crew

Oct 02, 2022

The much anticipated day on which the RCG crew members can stop wearing masks on cruise ships at all times has finally arrived. From today, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises crew can remove their masks in all guests and crew, indoor or outdoor areas. The obligation for the crew to wear face masks is the latest COVID-19 measure to be relaxed as the cruise industry continues on its path to normality following the COVID pandemic.

Join CruiSea the social app for guests and crew

Sep 16, 2022

Welcome to CruiSea, the most advanced social app for guests and crew to meet, connect and benefit from the discounts in ports or aboard the ships.

After years in preparation by cruise industry seasoned professionals and IT specialists, CruiSea is proud to present its final product of this unique app. CruiSea bringing the cruise community together and boosting the social ship life.