Royal Caribbean Group Highlights Safety Features in Mobile Apps

Royal Caribbean Group has created a new video that highlights several of its technological advances, including those that will help the company safely resume cruising. “As travelers and travel professionals continue adapting to the world around them, Royal Caribbean Group […]

Royal Caribbean To Eliminate Buffets on Post-Coronavirus Cruises

Royal Caribbean announced during a conference call that health and safety changes being planned for a post-coronavirus cruise industry include eliminating traditional buffet offerings. According to, Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley revealed during a virtual call with the cruise […]

Royal Caribbean anticipates travel agency consolidation

After the coronavirus crisis, there may be fewer travel agencies due to consolidation and more advisors working from home, Royal Caribbean executives said on Monday.  During a virtual media roundtable, Royal Caribbean International senior vice president of sales, trade support […]

More Caribbean Nations Implement COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Antigua and Barbuda on Monday joined the growing list of Caribbean destinations directly impacted by COVID-19 exposure, although the dual-island nation continues to accept visitors. The Cayman Islands, meanwhile, closed its airports to “avoid further proliferation of the coronavirus in […]

Agents Say Caribbean Travel Thus Far COVID-19 Resistant

Top travel agents say Caribbean vacations remain popular even as COVID-19 cases emerged this week in a handful of destinations and hoteliers on one major island warned of coronavirus-driven cancellations. Several agents are positioning Caribbean islands as alternatives to COVID-19-impacted […]

Royal Caribbean Comments on Liquidity Actions and 2020 Outlook

WHY IT RATES: Royal Caribbean Cruises is increasing liquidity in order to compensate for the detrimental effects of the coronavirus scare and has retracted its previously-released 2020 guidance. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Associate Writer Royal Caribbean Cruises today announced that, […]