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Royal Caribbean evacuates Americans from Israel amid ongoing conflict

Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas has set sail from Haifa to Cyprus, evacuating American citizens from Israel amidst the ongoing conflict with Hamas.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 17 2023
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Want to grab a cruise on a mega ship right now? Here’s how you can do it

Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas is ready to welcome Australian cruisers for its Singapore homeporting season. Aussies looking to cruise overseas can head to Singapore to enjoy Asia’s largest and most technologically advanced cruise […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Apr 7 2022
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Australia’s cruise season hangs by a thread as Royal Caribbean puts ship deployment “under review”

The upcoming Australian cruise season is seemingly hanging by a thread following the federal government’s failure to produce a plan for the return of cruising. Royal Caribbean, which was to have had four ships, Serenade, […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 18 2021
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Huge response as Royal Caribbean seeks volunteers for trial cruises

Royal Caribbean yesterday put out a call for volunteers to take part in simulated voyages and so far, more than 17,000 people have responded. America’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) has told cruise lines they […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 13 2020
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New Future Cruise Credit site offers $365 lure – but rivals claim they are “poachers”

Australian travellers with Future Cruise Credits are being enticed to rebook their holidays with a $365 bonus offer from a new online travel agency based in the Gold Coast. Tens of thousands of passengers whose […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 23 2020
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Three Royal Caribbean ships to cruise in Australia in 2021-22

Royal Caribbean International will step up its presence in Australia, sending three ships, including Quantum of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas and Serenade of the Seas to cruise in local waters in 2021-22 season. […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 22 2020
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Singaporeans rush to book out new cruises to nowhere

It looks like cooped-up Singaporeans can’t wait to go on a holiday  – even if it is to nowhere! There was such a rush to get in first when Genting Cruise Lines released its latest […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 15 2020
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Carnival bans “offensive” attire – here’s what other lines allow

Carnival Cruise Line has banned cruisers from wearing “offensive” clothing while on board its ships which other guests may find disrespectful. In a major change to its dress code, Carnival has ruled that all guests […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jan 9 2020
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RCL’s Explorer of the Seas to undergo $162 million makeover

RCL’s Explorer of the Seas will look amazingly refreshed after a $162 million makeover with new waterslides, restaurants and redesigned pool area when she sets sails in the Mediterranean in summer next year. The refreshed […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 26 2019
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Sale Bonanza – who’s got the best deals

It’s never been a better time to book a cruise with lines like Carnival, P&O, Royal Caribbean, Azamara, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and even luxury brands like Regent Seven Seas, offering deals. Heads of […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 8 2017
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Take a google maps tour around the Allure of the Seas

Google continues to add Street View imagery to more places yet to be mapped. It’s had Street View-style indoor imagery for many places for quite some time, but now it’s doing cruise ships. Google and […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 8 2014