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Royal Caribbean announces big upgrades to Oasis of the Seas

The ship that revolutionized the cruise industry, Oasis of the Seas, marks its 10-year anniversary with a larger-than-ever, $165 million amplification. The first to introduce the unique seven-neighborhood concept and one-of-a-kind AquaTheater entertainment venue, Royal Caribbean International’s original gamechanger will set a new standard for family vacations with first-to-brand experiences and the latest Royal Caribbean hits.

Two cruise ship passengers die of natural causes on same ship

Two Royal Caribbean passengers passed away while on Voyager of the Seas during a recent 4-night sailing.

"We extend our most sincere condolences to the families of the 75-year-old and 61-year-old guests due to unrelated natural causes," the cruise line wrote in a statement shared with Fox News. "Our Care Team are providing each of the families with assistance during this difficult time."

Royal Caribbean unveils Spectrum of the Seas entertainment lineup

Royal Caribbean International has pulled back the curtain on the entertainment lineup for its newest ship Spectrum of the Seas. 

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Royal Caribbean cancels Independence of the Seas UK sailings in 2020

Instead of sending Independence of the Seas to cruise from Southampton in 2020, Royal Caribbean announced the ship will remain in Port Everglades.

As a result of the change, all 2020 sailings of Independence of the Seas from Southampton have been canceled.

The change was made to accommodate strong demand for the cruise line's private island of Perfect Day at Cococay.

Two new Royal Caribbean ships homeport from Port Canaveral

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas relocated to Port Canaveral this week to arrive at their new homeport.

The world's second-largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, will offer 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean sailings to the Caribbean and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Royal Caribbean opens Perfect Day at CocoCay

Royal Caribbean released new photos of its private island in The Bahamas that is newly upgraded and enhanced.

Perfect Day at CocoCay opened to guest over the weekend, which includes a number of new venues.  The $250 million transformation of Royal Caribbean's private island combines opportunities to relax, as well as new thrills.

Oasis of the Seas to return to service on May 5

During its first quarter earnings call with investors, Royal Caribbean announced Oasis of the Seas will return to service for its scheduled May 5th sailing.

Oasis of the Seas has been out of service since April 1, when a construction crane accidentally fell and struck the ship.

Royal Caribbean opens Splashaway Bay and Skipper's Grill at private island

Royal Caribbean has opened two new venues this week on its private island in the Bahamas.

Aerial of the new venues

Perfect Day at CocoCay is a $250 million makeover for the private destination and guests can now enjoy Splashaway Bay and Skipper's Grill.

Splashaway Bay is an aqua park for kids and families to enjoy.  There is no additional cost for this venue.

Royal Caribbean begins construction on fifth Oasis Class cruise ship

Royal Caribbean celebrated the beginning of construction of its fifth Oasis Class cruise ship this week at a ceremony held at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

The steel cutting, marking the official start of construction.

The fifth Oasis Class ship will combine the iconic seven-neighborhood concept that her sister ships feature with a bold and unexpected lineup of thrilling experiences, imaginative dining, unparalleled entertainment and the latest technology.

Elvis tribute cruise planned on Royal Caribbean ship

The 16th annual "Cruising with the King" tribute cruise is being planned to commemorate Elvis' 85th birthday aboard Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas.

The cruise is produced by  Mahwey Productions LLC since 2005. 

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