Upcoming Royal Princess Reveals Cool Outdoor Features

Princess Cruises revealed more about their upcoming 3,600-guest Royal Princess this week, adding a water and light show, along with more top-deck features. The water and light show will illuminate the night on the top deck of Royal Princess. The island area between the two pools will have synchronized lights and 85-water jets, shooting 33 […]

Royal Caribbean Shows Loyalty to Travel Agents

Royal Caribbean reassured their commitment to travel agents today with a new Loyal to You Always campaign by offering two more points of commission to agents that book September 21 to October 5, 2012. “Royal Caribbean has been and continues to be dedicated to fostering the success of travel agents,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice […]

Celebrity Cruises Names New CEO

Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. today announced that Michael Bayley has been promoted to President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, replacing Dan Hanrahan, whose departure was recently announced.  Bayley will report directly to Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.   Bayley has been with Royal Caribbean for over 30 years, most recently […]

Cruise Planners Vice President crowned 2012 “Woman of the Year”

Vicky Garcia, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Cruise Planners – American Express Travel, was crowned the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Saturday, June 2, at a black-tie event held at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “If not for the support of […]

Cruise Line Honored By Travel Agency Consortium

Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas was the site of  Vacation.com’s 14th Annual National Conference and Trade Show last week.  During the event, Royal Caribbean was recognized with its seventh consecutive Power of Partnership Award in the Contemporary Cruise Line category from the largest travel services marketing organization in North America. “Royal Caribbean is […]

Cruise Lines Leave Chance In The Casino, Bank On Efficient Operations

Princess Cruises announced this week that they would be bringing fleet and shore operations under one umbrella to achieve efficiencies and better alignment between the divisions.  That’s good news for those concerned about pricing; the more efficient the cruise line runs, the smaller the odds are that tough times might mean reduced services to passengers. […]