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Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: May 06, 2018

06 May 2018
Matt Hochberg

Happy weekend! In case you missed any Royal Caribbean news, here is a look at everything that happened this week!

Independence of the Seas completed her shipwide refurbishment this week, emerging from dry dock with a lot of new features.

Independence of the Seas now features new additions, such as a FlowRider, Sky Pad, Fish & Ships, Escape Room, aqua park and more.

Independence of the Seas is headed to Europe, where she will spend the summer offering cruises out of Southampton before heading back to Fort Lauderdale in fall 2018.

Royal Caribbean News

Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 248th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, which features what you need to know before taking a Royal Caribbean cruise to Europe.

Perhaps you have cruised the Caribbean extensively, but cruising to Europe is a different kind of cruise experience.  This week, Colleen McDaniel from Cruise Critic joins Matt to talk about the important considerations to be aware of prior to cruising in Europe.

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

The New York Times shared a documentary about Royal Caribbean's most frequent cruiser.

Cruise Fever reviewed a recent Jewel of the Seas sailing.

7 News Miami shared how Royal Caribbean volunteers helped remodel a Little Haiti school.

Matt started Royal Caribbean Blog in 2010 as a place to share his passion for all things Royal Caribbean with readers. He oversees all the writers at Royal Caribbean Blog, and writes a great deal of content on a daily basis.  He has become one of the foremost expert on a Royal Caribbean cruise.

Over the years, he has reached Pinnacle Club status with Royal Caribbean's customer loyalty program.

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