Capacity Up Down Under for Royal Caribbean Brands – Cruise Industry News

Royal Caribbean Cruises will have five ships in the Australia and New Zealand markets during the 2019-2020 season, according to Susan Bonner, vice president and managing director.

The Royal Caribbean brand will return with the Ovation, Voyager and Radiance of the Seas; Celebrity with the Solstice; and Azamara with the Quest.

“Sailing from October to April 2019-2020, we will have approximately 250,000 lower beds in the market, up 8 percent from 230,000 beds this coming season,” Bonner said.

“Over the holiday period, we carry more families with children, and consequently our actual guest numbers will be higher than our double occupancy estimate.”

Bonner added: “For Royal Caribbean, about 85 percent of our guests are sourced in Australia and New Zealand.

“When it comes to Celebrity…

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