Cruise Radio News Briefs for Thursday morning, December 17, 2020.
Royal Caribbean Sells Two Ships
Royal Caribbean announced that two ships will be leaving the fleet. Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas have both been sold to an undisclosed buyer in the Asia Pacific region. The buyer will release details for future sailings on the ships at a later date.
Those who are currently booked on cruises aboard the vessels will be contacted by Royal Caribbean with alternative options.
Empress of the Seas debuted in 1990, and Majesty of the Seas debuted in 1992.
More Carnival Ships Arrive in Miami
Three more Carnival Cruise Line ships have arrived back in PortMiami, making a total of five vessels that have returned to the United States in recent weeks.
Carnival Ecstasy, Liberty, and Freedom are now docked near each other at PortMiami. The cruise line now has six ships in or on their way to the U.S. Though there’s no word on when these specific ships will begin sailing again, Carnival plans to resume service in March 2021.
Holland America Launches BOGO Offer
Holland America is running a rare “Buy One, Gift One” promotion. Travelers who book a balcony cabin or suite will receive a free interior cabin on the same cruise departure.
The BOGO promotion runs through January 5, and applies to select 2021 Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, and Mexico cruises that depart through December 18, 2021.
Stock Report for Wednesday, December 16, 2020
- Carnival (CCL) $21.76, up 1%
- Royal Caribbean (RCL) $73.65, down 1/2%
- Norwegian (NCLH) $25.49, up 1%
Watch News Briefs
- Former Carnival Cruise Ship Now Sails With Chinese Line
- Viking Celebrates Float Out of Second Expedition Ship
- Two Big Changes to Guy Fieri Restaurants on Mardi Gras
- MENU: Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse on Carnival’s Mardi Gras
- Cruise News Today — July 28, 2021 [VIDEO]
- Carnival Horizon, A Journey In Photos Day 2: Seas The Day
- Princess Cruises Celebrates 20 Years of Shore Power in Juneau
- Carnival Cruise Line Launches Summer 2021 Alaska Season
- Mexican Port Welcomes First Cruise Ship After 16 Months
- Icy Strait Point Welcomes First Cruise Ship in 562 Days
BEFORE YOU CRUISE2 days ago
Bimini Cruise Port: Everything You Need To Know
CRUISE NEWS3 days ago
Win For Florida As Appeals Court Strikes Down CDC Cruise Restrictions
CRUISE NEWS2 days ago
500 Days Later, Every Major Cruise Line Is Sailing Again
CRUISE NEWS2 days ago
Carnival President: Over Half The Fleet Will Sail By October