Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: August 20, 2017

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Matt Hochberg

Welcome to this week's edition of the Royal Caribbean post round-up, where we summarize all of the Royal Caribbean news and information from this week into one handy-dandy post! There is plenty of great content to enjoy, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's round-up!

This week, Royal Caribbean was forced to make changes to upcoming Allure of the Seas itineraries due to a speed restriction.  

It seems one of the propellers is damaged, which necessitated a reduction in speed and that resulted in more time to get from one port to another.

In addition, Royal Caribbean cancelled the January 21, 2018 sailing in order to take time to fix the cause of the speed restriction.  The work will take one week, and cruises will resume with the January 28, 2018 sailing.

Royal Caribbean News

Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 211th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where we share an overview of dining on Royal Caribbean ships.

There is a lot of great dining opportunities on a Royal Caribbean cruise, and this week, Matt talks about the different food available to enjoy on a Royal Caribbean cruise.

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Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

PR Week shared the inside story of how Royal Caribbean managed to get Bonnie Tyler to perform onboard.

CNBC interviewed Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Chairman and CEO Richard Fain learned to protest in college.

Travel Weekly reported Royal Caribbean upgraded its online booking tool for travel agents.

Skift shares how cruise lines are dealing with customers booking earlier than ever.