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5 things I liked better about Carnival than Royal Caribbean cruise

I recently cruised with Carnival Cruise Line for the first time in a decade. As someone who loves cruising with Royal Caribbean, it was fun to experience something that felt totally different than what I am used to. 

Every cruise line adds their own special flair to cruising and each cruise ship has their own personality. While Royal Caribbean’s mega-ships are packed with onboard thrills and stunning entertainment, Carnival Cruise Line focuses on having a party-like atmosphere on its ships.

Guide to a fun day at Perfect Day at CocoCay

If you’re cruising in the Caribbean onboard one of Royal Caribbean’s cruise ships, there’s a good chance you’ll be stopping at the cruise line’s private island in CocoCay, Bahamas. 

After completely renovating the island and reopening in May 2019, Royal Caribbean dubbed the new experience as Perfect Day at CocoCay. In fact, CocoCay was the first island of Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day Collection, which is meant to bring a next-level private island experience to cruise itineraries. 

Royal Caribbean CEO calls cruise industry treatment during pandemic "unreasonable and unfair"

Michael Bayley doesn't think the cruise industry was treated fairly at all during the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic because of how they were unjustifiably associated with the virus spread.

During a question and answer session with cruise fans on Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Michael Bayley reflected on the pandemic and talked about how the cruise industry was treated.

"At the beginning of the pandemic...the cruise industry was generally regarded as the bad actor, which I have to tell you was totally unreasonable and unfair."

What is a Royal Genie on Royal Caribbean?

If you want to take your Royal Caribbean cruise to the next level, then you should absolutely consider booking a Star Class suite with a Royal Genie!

Maybe you've heard the hype about Royal Caribbean's incredible Royal Genie service - or maybe you're just looking for a way to treat yourself on your next cruise.

A Royal Genie is your access to a luxurious Royal Caribbean cruise world that you had no idea even existed. 

Royal Caribbean ships sailing from Singapore to Malaysia end of June

Royal Caribbean Cruises ships will be returning to Singapore and Malaysia beginning the end of this month. Ships will be making stops in destination ports such as Penang and Port Klang.

Royal Caribbean Cruises stated today (June 2) that it will begin offering three- and four-night sailings in the region at the end of June. These itineraries will be aboard Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas ship.

Royal Caribbean ship Harmony of the Seas collides with dock in Jamaica

Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas departed from Port Canaveral on Sunday, May 22, for a voyage in the Bahamas, before then setting sail for Jamaica.

During the ships arrival in Falmouth, Jamaica, Thursday morning, Harmony of the Seas made contact with the dock. No injuries amongst passengers or crew have been reported, and the ship received only minor damage to the stern. The ship is said to have collided with a small concrete mooring pylon. The collision has caused minor dents and paint scrapes to the ship.

How to save money on a Royal Caribbean cruise

Cruising with Royal Caribbean is an incredible way to enjoy an affordable vacation while visiting multiple destinations on world-class cruise ships. With your base cruise fare, you’ll have so much already included, such as lodging, transportation, select food venues, and entertainment.

Planning a Royal Caribbean cruise on a budget doesn’t mean you have to skimp on luxury. With some extra time and research, you can find great deals and promotions that will save you money. 

All Royal Caribbean ships are back in service for the first time since March 2020

After more than two years, all 26 of Royal Caribbean Cruises ships are officially back in service for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in March 2020.

The cruise line company is celebrating this important next step with a live stream, giving prospective guest, fans, and individuals a look at the largest cruise line fleet in the world.

Royal Caribbean launches TikTok search for Godmother of the largest cruise ship

Beginning today, May 6th 2022, Royal Caribbean International announced its search for the godmother of the world’s largest cruise ship, the Wonder of the Seas, has begun. TikTok users within the United States can now nominate mothers using the hashtag, #SearchForWonderMom.

All of the fun activities on Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas

Traveling with a family can be especially challenging these days. So, for our winter break trip this year, I decided to skip much of the vacation planning and instead book a 6-night cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas. While I did have to do some planning in advance, once we got on board, we were able to relax and enjoy our trip with no stress.

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