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Royal Caribbean International

The Royal Caribbean International based in Miami, Florida currently ranks as the world's second largest cruise company.

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Company Background

It was first established in 1968 by three Norwegian shipping companies - Anders Wilhelmsen & Company, I.M. Skauge & Company, and Gotaas Larsen. It entered the expanding American cruise market when its first ship Song of Norway made its debut in 1970.

The "Royal Caribbean Cruise Line" as it was originally known, rebranded to its new company name "Royal Caribbean International" in 1997 when it merged with the Greek cruise line Celebrity Cruises. The company also operates under the brand names of Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and TUI Cruises under a joint venture.

The company provides innovative cruising options for vacationers through its unique “Nation of Why Not” philosophy. It's sizable fleet visits more than 400 exciting destinations each year, such as Alaska, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada/England, Caribbean, Dubai/Emirates, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal, and South America.

The fleet currently consists of 24 vessels under the following headings:

Quantum Class - 3 ships

Oasis Class - 3 ships

Freedom Class - 3 ships

Voyager Class - 5 ships

Radiance Class - 4 ships

Vision Class - 4 ships

Sovereign and Empress Class - 2 ships 

Between 2018 and 2021 two additional Quantum class ships and two more Oasis class vessels are expected to join the growing fleet. 

Job Opportunities at Royal Caribbean

There are a range of opportunities for job seekers seeking a shipboard career with Royal Caribbean International. Roles may be available in the food and beverage, housekeeping, hotel, marine, retail and facilities department.

If working in entertainment is more your style, look out for opportunities on the floating Casino Royale or with the cast for night productions. Corporate roles can also be found onboard in its financial, human resource, information technology departments.

Contact Details

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
1050 Caribbean Way
Miami, FL 33132

Tel: +1-305-5396000
Fax: +1-305-5393939

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