Royal Caribbean (RCL) announces it signed an agreement to construct a third Quantum-class ship...


Royal Caribbean (RCL) announces it signed an agreement to construct a third Quantum-class ship to be delivered sometime in the middle of 2016. The cruise line operator indicates customer response to the vessel type has been very favorable. RCL +0.2% premarket.

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  • Randal James
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    Hahaha.

     

    " The cruise line operator indicates customer response to the vessel type has been very favorable. "

     

    Question 12. While enjoying your luxurious cruise on Royal _____, did it ever catch on fire or have to be towed into port?
    30 May 2013, 09:16 AM Reply Like
  • frubal
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    Although there was a fire on a Royal ship it did not need to be towed back to port. That happened to a couple Carnival ships over the last few years.

     

    Royal has been able to maintain strong pricing on it's Oasis Class ships and has a 3rd one under construction. When they opened bookings for the first Quantum Class ship last week there were reports of hour long waits on hold as people wanted to book there voyages on the new class of ship.
    2 Jun 2013, 08:06 AM Reply Like
  • Randal James
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    frubal,

     

    Not meaning to pick especially on RCL, but the news cycle of illnesses, missing passengers, and mechanical problems has been distracting. Here in Seattle the passenger lines seem strong.

     

    Compared with routine air travel, I'm sure the overall passenger satisfaction is much higher with cruises.
    2 Jun 2013, 09:05 AM Reply Like
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