Royal Caribbean International

Cruise line brand founded in Norway and based in Miami, Florida, US

Royal Caribbean International    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Royal Caribbean International is a cruise line brand founded in 1968 in Norway and organised as a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) since 1997. Based in Miami, Florida, United States, it is the largest cruise line by revenue and second largest by passengers counts. In 2018, Royal Caribbean International controlled 19.2% of the worldwide cruise market by passengers and 14.0% by revenue. It also operates the four largest passenger ships in the world. As of July 2019, the line operates twenty-six ships and has six additional ships on order.


You Might Like

Royal Caribbean CEO outlines plan to get crew members home, calling it 'incredibly complex'

Royal Caribbean, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has made a plan to repatriate its crew members. - Published

My cruise was canceled due to coronavirus. Here's how experts say you should navigate refunds, credits

I was scheduled to depart on my first cruise on May 10 on Royal Caribbean's Oasis Of The Seas. Until the coronavirus pandemic struck. - Published

Celebrity Infinity cruise crew member dies; 2 workers airlifted off Royal Caribbean ship

A crew member has died on the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship, where crew members have exhibited flu-like symptoms. - Published

Vanuatu denies entry to cruise ship following influenza diagnoses

The Voyager of the Seas has been denied entry to Vanuatu after three staff members aboard the Royal Caribbean ship tested positive for influenza.
The Age - Published

Cruise passengers not worried about virus outbreak

Travelers boarding the Royal Caribbean's Brilliance on Thursday in Tampa, Florida did not seem concerned with the new virus or a chance of it spreading. (Feb. 28) - Published

Grandfather of 1-year-old who fatally fell from Royal Caribbean cruise ship to plead guilty

Salvatore 'Sam' Anello will plead guilty to negligent homicide in the July 2019 death of his 18-month-old granddaughter, Chloe Wiegand. - Published

Royal Caribbean bans China, Hong Kong, Macau passport holders from ships on coronavirus fears

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday it would ban guests holding China, Hong Kong or Macau passports from boarding its ships amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Reuters - Published

Royal Caribbean cancels eight China cruises on coronavirus fears

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has canceled eight cruises out of China through March 4 in response to the coronavirus outbreak in the world's second-largest economy, the company said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Royal Caribbean sees profit hit after cancelling three cruises amid coronavirus outbreak

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Wednesday its 2020 earnings would be hurt after it canceled three trips of its China-based cruise liner following discussions with health authorities over the..
Reuters - Published

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean cancels three trips on coronavirus outbreak

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Wednesday it had canceled three trips scheduled in February, after consultation with health authorities over the spread of coronavirus that has killed more than 100..
Reuters - Published

'Excitement turned into horror': New cruise details emerge after New Zealand volcano eruption

Royal Caribbean is suspending tours of active volcanoes after the Dec. 9 New Zealand volcano eruption on White Island. - Published

Video shows final moments before toddler's fatal cruise ship fall

Security footage of toddler Chloe Wiegand's death on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship is a major part in two pending court cases. - Published

Chloe Wiegand's parents to announce lawsuit against Royal Caribbean in toddler's fatal fall

The parents of Chloe Wiegand, the toddler who died from a cruise ship fall, is calling for for safer windows on luxury ocean liners. - Published

Royal Caribbean passengers hurt in New Zealand volcano eruption: Is the cruise line liable?

Among 47 people on White Island in New Zealand during a volcanic eruption were Royal Caribbean passengers. Is the cruise line responsible? - Published

Newlyweds burned by volcanic eruption on New Zealand honeymoon cruise

Lauren and Matt Urey were touring the White Island volcano Monday on the the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Ovation of the Seas when it erupted. - Published

Factbox: Royal Caribbean cruise ship near New Zealand's White Island

Some of the tourists on New Zealand's White Island during Monday's volcano eruption were passengers on a cruise ship visiting the area, cruise line officials say.
Reuters - Published

Grandfather charged in cruise ship death says he's colorblind

Salvatore "Sam" Anello said he blamed Royal Caribbean for the death of his granddaughter in an exclusive interview with CBS News.
CBS News - Published

Grandfather charged in granddaughter's cruise ship death responds to investigation

In a “CBS This Morning” exclusive interview, the grandfather accused of negligent homicide in the death of his granddaughter is speaking out. Salvatore "Sam" Anello was holding 18-month-old Chloe..
CBS News - Published

2020 cruise ships: Royal Caribbean, Carnival up the excitement; Virgin, Ritz-Carlton debut

Carnival's Mardi Gras will feature the first roller coaster while Virgin Voyage's first ship, Scarlet Lady, will boast the first tattoo parlor at sea. - Published

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Adventure of the Seas’ requests help from Coast Guard off Jersey Shore

The cruise ship is on a 13-day, one-way cruise from Quebec City, Canada to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. - Published

Australian man dead after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship

The cruise ship operator confirmed the tragedy occurred on the Symphony of the Seas en route to Saint Thomas.
The Age - Published

Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Cruises' brand-new, billion-dollar cruise ship

In an industry in which passenger traffic has increased exponentially over the past decade, Royal Caribbean is sinking millions into innovation, both above and below deck
CBS News - Published

Appeals court reinstates negligence suit against Royal Caribbean over teen's 2015 rape

A federal appeals court reinstated a lawsuit alleging Royal Caribbean was negligent in the case of an underage girl who says she was gang raped. - Published

Emotional interview with parents who lost toddler after 11-story fall from cruise ship

The parents of Chloe Wiegand are suing Royal Caribbean after their 18-month-old toddler fell 11 stories from the ship's open window. - Published

Parents blame Royal Caribbean for toddler's death after 11-story fall

"I never want another mother to see what I had to see, or to scream how I had to scream," Kimberly Wiegand said in a TV interview Monday. - Published

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue. - Published

'They're absolutely devastated:' Family of 18-month-old girl killed in cruise ship fall to return home

The family of Chloe Wiegand, who died after falling out of an 11th-floor window on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, is heading home to Indiana. - Published

Grandfather who dropped toddler from cruise ship could face charges

An investigation is underway into the death of an Indiana toddler who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico. It appears to have been a tragic accident. The 1-year-old girl's..
CBS News - Published

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more

Here's what happens when emergency strikes on the high seas, from norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise to Coast Guard airlifts from Carnival Pride. - Published