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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.

Empress Of The Seas Sold To The New Indian Cruise Brand Cordelia Cruises

Dec 27, 2020

One week after Royal Caribbean International announced in a press release that the Empress and Majesty of the Seas will leave the fleet, Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt Ltd revealed the purchase of the ship which will sail under the newly formed cruise line named Cordelia Cruises.

66,000 Royal Caribbean Group Employees to Receive “Thank You, Thank you” Bonus

Dec 21, 2020

Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara crew members onboard and at home, will receive the final payment of the “Thank You, Thank You” Bonus in the following months.

The news was announced in the “Royal Way Newsletter” distributed among the crew members by Royal Caribbean Group.

Royal Caribbean has sold Majesty and Empress of the Seas

Dec 16, 2020

After more than 30 years in service with Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas will be leaving the fleet.

Singapore Ministry of Health Confirms Quantum of the Seas Passenger Does Not Have Covid-19

Dec 10, 2020

The 83-year-old passenger who tested positive for Covid-19 on board Quantum of the Seas has subsequently tested negative, said Singapore’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Passenger Tests Positive for Covid-19 on Quantum of the Seas

Dec 09, 2020

Royal Caribbean first cruise ship to resume cruises after the global shutdown returned to the port of Singapore early than expected after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19, according to Singapore Tourism Board and passengers sailing on Quantum of the Seas.

Quantum of the Seas Crew Is Ready For The Big Comeback

Nov 30, 2020

The first of the Royal Caribbean ship to make a comeback since the industry shut down due to COVID 19 in March is the Quantum of the Seas. As the crew are back aboard and ready to officially resume cruises on December 1 from the port of Singapore many may have questions about the safety measures for the guest and the crew alike given the turmoil many of them went through. Crew Center was able to gain some insight about the preparations from both perspectives (i.e., crew and guest).

Pullmantur Plans to Restart Operations With Two Celebrity Cruises Ships

Nov 27, 2020

The Royal Caribbean Group subsidiary - Pullmantur Cruises, is making great progress in an attempt to come back to cruising with two ships that might be obtained from Celebrity Cruises.

Royal Caribbean Group: 15 Steps Crew Needs to Follow Before Re-Joining

Nov 13, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group announced a 15-point plan aimed at the safe return of the shipboard employees which all the crew needs to follow while traveling from home to join the vessel.

Royal Caribbean Cancels All 2020 Cruises, Excluding Sailings on Quantum of The Seas

Nov 03, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group announced that the company has canceled all December voyages onboard Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean ships, excluding cruises from Singapore on the Quantum of the Seas. The decision come just a few days after CDC replaced the longstanding no-sail order with a framework for conditional sailing which requires implementing many regulations before cruise lines can resume with sailings from US ports.

A Day In The Life Of A Shore Excursions Staff Onboard Cruise Ship

Nov 02, 2020

Shore excursions staff is one of the most interesting and dynamic job positions onboard a cruise ship that consists of selling, promoting, and dispatching the shore excursions offered by the cruise line. It is part of the Shore excursions department managed by the Shore excursions manager and assisted by the Assistant shore excursions manager. This department is usually small, consists of 5-15 team members, depending on the class and capacity of a cruise ship. 

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