Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: October 21, 2018
The fall temperatures may be dropping, but the Royal Caribbean news from this week is as hot as ever, and we have it all summarized for you in this week's round up!
Sit back, and catch-up on all of the Royal Caribbean news and happenings form this week.
Many guests noticed a new option when booking a cruise via the Royal Caribbean website where a new monthly payment option was added.
In addition to the traditional billing method, Royal Caribbean now allows guests to make monthly payments towards a cruise via a third party service.
The montly payment option is financed through a third-party service known as UpLift, in which a first payment is due at booking and subsequent payments taken each month thereafter. An annual percentage rate (APR) is also tacked onto the total cost for the financing service.
Royal Caribbean News
- Royal Caribbean posted 2019 drink package prices.
- Mariner of the Seas will be the first ship to call on Terminal A in PortMiami.
- Spectrum of the Seas had her two azipods delivered.
- Our next live blog kicks off this week on Adventure of the Seas.
- Our top five Mariner of the Seas must-do tips.
- Royal Caribbean is partnering with the GRAMMY Museum to offer students chance to perform at Symphony of the Seas naming ceremony.
- A new video that looks at the entertainment line up on Symphony of the Seas.
- Another video was shared about how Royal Caribbean is using wind power to offset its carbon footprint.
- Our full review of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort near Port Canaveral.
- New photos of the Terminal A construction progress in PortMiami.
- Royal Caribbean has scheduled its third quarter earnings call with investors.
Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast
Packing for a Royal Caribbean cruise presents is own challenges, including deciding what to carry on the ship versus have delivered to your stateroom later.
In this week's Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast, Matt lists what he thinks are the most important items to carry-on the ship.
New Royal Caribbean Cruise Compasses
One of the best ways to learn about what sort of events a cruise ship offers is to consult a past Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass. Here is a look at which Cruise Compasses we added this week.
Royal Caribbean Around the Internet
PR Week shared the news of Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland hiring a new head of PR & Social.
Eyewitness News reports 500 Royal Caribbean jobs are open to Bahamians.
Cruise Critic shared tips for sailing on a China based cruise ship.
Yahoo! posted the results of CN Traveler reader voting for best cruise lines in 2018.
USA Today listed 30 cruise ship attractions that will "blow your mind".
Cruise Habit recorded a podcast all about specialty dining on cruise ships.