Royal Caribbean hints new ship is coming

| August 3, 2012

Could a new ship be on the way for Royal Caribbean or sister line Celebrity Cruises? The top executive of the parent company of the brands hinted as much on Thursday during a conference call with Wall Street analysts. “We clearly are looking at that sort of thing,” Royal Caribbean Cruises chairman and CEO Richard […]

Are Cruise Lines ‘Dumping’ Their Sick Passengers?

| August 3, 2012

A traveler suffers a heart attack while aboard a cruise ship and is transferred to the nearest island hospital. Was that the best — or only — choice? Fred and Connie Claussen’s honeymoon cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas ended on a tragic note. During the voyage, Fred suffered a massive heart attack. […]