Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Carnival Vista Video Series Showcases Ship’s Innovative Accommodations and the First IMAX Theatre at Sea



In episode five in the Behind the Scenes: Carnival Vista video series, host Peter Gonzalez takes viewers on a tour of the ship's IMAX Theater – the first ever on a cruise ship – as well as the innovative accommodations that will be featured aboard the new 130,000-ton vessel which is currently being constructed at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum-Class Vessel

Royal Caribbean today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft in Germany to order a fifth Quantum-class ship for delivery in the Fall of 2020.
"It is such a pleasure to announce the order of another Quantum-class ship as we are welcoming Anthem of the Seas to North America," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.  "These ships have been received with excitement, and performed exceptionally well, across the globe.  We fully expect that momentum to continue as we add to this innovative class of ships."
"At Royal Caribbean we are focused on continuously improving efficiency and sustainability, and the fifth Quantum class vessel will be clear evidence of this," said Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International.  "Of equal importance is our ability to consistently surpass guest expectations, and we are harnessing the power of the latest technology to do so on this ship."
Based upon current ship orders, projected capital expenditures for full year 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 are $1.6 billion, $2.4 billion, $0.5 billion, $2.5 billion and $1.4 billion, respectively.
Capacity increases for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 are expected to be 5.4%, 6.4%, 3.4%, 3.7% and 6.6%, respectively.  These figures do not include potential ship sales or additions that we may elect to make in the future.

Source: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line