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Updated News from Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean's Monarch Of The Seas Arrives In Los Angeles
Newly Renovated Ship to Offer Three- and Four-Night Baja Mexico Cruises

MIAMI, June 3 -- Royal Caribbean International's Monarch of the Seas arrived today in Los Angeles after undergoing extensive renovations, including the addition of amenities and activities tailored to West Coast cruisers' tastes, such as expanded spa and fitness facilities and new, California-inspired dining options. Starting June 6, Monarch of the Seas will sail from Los Angeles on Fridays and Mondays year-round, offering three- and four-night Baja Mexico cruises. Details in Cruise News.

Royal Caribbean's Vision Of The Seas To Sail From L.A.
Seven-Night Mexican Riviera Cruises From the West Coast Start in September

MIAMI, June 3 -- Royal Caribbean International's Vision of the Seas will arrive in Los Angeles on Sept. 28, 2003, to offer seven-night Mexican Riviera itineraries. Vision will be the cruise line's second ship in the market, joining Monarch of the Seas, which offers year- round, three- and four-night Baja Mexico cruises. Details in Cruise News.

Royal Caribbean International's Voyager of the Seas to Sail From New York City in 2004
World's Largest and Most Innovative Cruise Ship to Offer 
Caribbean and Canada Itineraries

MIAMI, June 2 -- Royal Caribbean International today announced that Voyager of the Seas, the ship that redefined America's perception of cruise vacations, will offer alternating nine-night Caribbean and five-night Canada cruises from New York City, from May through October 2004. The sailings mark the first time a Voyager-class ship, the world's largest and most innovative cruise ships, has been home-based outside Florida or San Juan. Details in Cruise News.

Royal Caribbean International Announces Special Cruises Celebrating Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial
New Orleans-Based Grandeur of the Seas Offers Guests Tastes, 
Sounds, Sights of Louisiana

MIAMI, Jan. 6 -- Royal Caribbean International, the Official Cruise Line of the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Celebration, is offering guests on all Grandeur of the Seas' New Orleans departures in 2003 a chance to enjoy the unique tastes, sounds and sights of Louisiana during their Caribbean cruise vacation. Details in Cruise News.

Royal Caribbean's Splendour of The Seas Sails From Galveston; Two Royal Caribbean Ships Now Sailing From Texas Port

MIAMI, Nov. 8 -- Royal Caribbean International's 1,800-passenger Splendour of the Seas will begin sailing from the Port of Galveston this Monday. Splendour of the Seas will be the second Royal Caribbean ship currently sailing from the Port of Galveston. The company's Rhapsody of the Seas has been sailing regularly from Galveston since April 14, 2002. Splendour of the Seas will dock at the Port of Galveston's Terminal 2 at Pier 27 at approximately 6 a.m. Monday. The ship will make 17 sailings from Galveston between November 11, 2002 and April 28, 2003. The ship's sailings will alternate between 10-night Caribbean cruises and 11-night Panama Canal cruises. Details in Cruise News.

Royal Caribbean's Nordic Empress Begins
 Sailing From Tampa

MIAMI, Oct. 30 -- The Royal Caribbean International ship Nordic Empress will make its first sailing from the Port of Tampa this Saturday. Nordic Empress will dock at the Port of Tampa's brand new Cruise Terminal 3, at approximately 6 a.m. Saturday. The ship will make 23 seven-night Western Caribbean sailings from Tampa, departing Saturdays, from November 2, 2002, through April 12, 2003, with ports of call in Georgetown, Cayman Islands; Belize City, Belize; and Cozumel, Mexico. Additionally, on March 1, 2003, Nordic Empress will make a special seven-night Mardi Gras cruise, spending three days in New Orleans, as well as one night in Progresso, Mexico. Details in Cruise News.

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