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Royal Caribbean adds 36 foot high name to side of its newest cruise ship

Royal Caribbean is going big with the name of its next new cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas.

All Royal Caribbean ships have their name emblazoned on the side of the bow, but Odyssey of the Seas' name is really big.

Measuring 11.2 meters (36 feet) high, new photos of Odyssey of the Seas show the name on the side of the ship.

Royal Caribbean will use phone app to power new cruise ship health protocols

When Royal Caribbean's cruise ships start sailing again, guests sailing will rely more than ever on the cruise line app.

Royal Caribbean Group emphasized the role its established mobile app will play in cruise ships being a safe place to vacation.

Since the cruise industry shutdown due to the pandemic, Royal Caribbean Group has stated a commitment to exceeding guests’ expectations as well as their standards for health and safety on a cruise.

Royal Caribbean floats out new Wonder of the Seas cruise ship

The construction of Wonder of the Seas, the largest cruise ship ever, hit a significant milestone on Saturday as the ship took to the water for the firs ttime.

Construction on Wonder of the Seas continues as the ship transferred to its outfitting dock at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on Sept. 5. 

Wonder of the Seas floated

Grandeur of the Seas will stay in Royal Caribbean's fleet

Royal Caribbean announced that Grandeur of the Seas will remain in its fleet instead of being transferred to Pullmantur Cruises.

The cruise line confirmed that previous plans to transfer Grandeur out of the fleet in Spring 2021 have been cancelled, and instead, she will still be sailing with Royal Caribbean.

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Royal Caribbean hires its first Global Health Officer

Royal Caribbean announced it has created a new role to manage the cruise line's health protocols, hiring Dr. Calvin Johnson as its first Global Health Officer.

The new role will oversee and put into action new policies and recommendations related to all health initiatives, including the COVID-19 policies that are forthcoming.

Royal Caribbean got rid of the one thing all cruisers hate to do

Royal Caribbean announced it has completely re-imagined the cruise safety drill in order to promote social distancing, while still providing important safety information.

The cruise line will roll out Muster 2.0, which is a new way of conducting the muster drill on its ships.

Royal Caribbean Group CEO calls out handling of Coronavirus in USA as "embarrassing"

As cruises begin to slowly get started in Europe, the lack of progress to getting COVID-19 under control in the United States has Royal Caribbean Group Chairman and CEO Richard Fain upset.

In a YouTube video update, the head of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was clearly frustrated at the lack of progress being made to contain the pandemic in the United States while every other developed country has dealt with it better.

Now your kids can play the video game from Royal Caribbean's kids club at home

Royal Caribbean has released a copy of its video game it designed for the kids club on its cruise ships, for use at home by children and their parents.

Called, "The Treasure of Barnacle Briggs®", the game was first offered on Royal Caribbean cruise ships that had been recently upgraded, including Oasis of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean and developer Firstborn took three weeks to adapt the onboard experience to a game you can download on your iPhone or iPad.

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