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A DIFFERENT KIND OF FARM IN KANSAS
June 22 | This one is sponsored by Royal Caribbean Group and generates 760,000 megawatt hours of clean power.
34,716 crew members home with their families
June 20 |This is an ever-changing situation as we work with authorities in more than 60 countries around the world and abide by their travel restrictions and guidelines. Our crew continue to be strong, positive, and work together to keep each other safe.
DNA IS HELPING THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE…AND WE HELPED
June 15 | In 2016, we joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund to help ensure the long-term health of the oceans by setting – and achieving – ambitious sustainability targets to lessen the company’s environmental impact, raise awareness for ocean conservation with our guests and crew, and support ocean conservation projects around the world.
AZAMARA CHEF ROBERT SHOWS YOU HOW TO MAKE HIS ASIAN-STYLE BEYOND BURGER
June 9 | It looks like a classic burger, it cooks like a classic burger, but it’s anything but! This is a burger that satisfies like a meaty meal, but comes with the healthy benefits of a plant-based bite to eat. Best of all, Chef Robert has given it his own signature kick, so it’s full of flavors you’re sure to love.
CELEBRITY EDGE CREW MEMBERS GET MARRIED ONBOARD!
May 29 | As family and friends from all around the world joined the celebration via Zoom, and with the help of fellow crew members who handmade decorations and recreated the couple’s dream wedding cake, Rajiv and Venita said “I do” in an extra special ceremony on board Celebrity Edge.
A LETTER FROM AZAMARA PURSUIT’S CAPTAIN CARL
May 27 | A true original, Captain Carl Smith has been at sea since he was 16 years old, when he left the Isle of Man for Venezuela. Since those early days, Captain Carl has set sail on everything from banana boats to oil tankers, eventually making his way to passenger ships. Along the way, he’s picked up impressive knowledge and perspective that he loves sharing as part of his informative daily reports on the Azamara Pursuit, or through his writing. Captain Carl has always loved writing letters, and recently he shared a message with his crew full of his signature passion and zeal. He agreed to let us share a few excerpts with you.
CELEBRITY SPONSORS ABT’S ‘TOGETHER TONIGHT’
May 13 | If you’ve been missing the amazing American Ballet Theatre performances on board our Celebrity ships, check out this replay of ABT’s Together Tonight virtual gala. Celebrity was honored to support this special presentation benefitting the ABT Crisis Relief Fund, and Celebrity Edge ambassador Nate Berkus made a special appearance during the hour-long celebration.
INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY ARE PART OF OUR DNA
May 12 | We’re proud that DiversityInc, the producers of the gold standard in the U.S. for ranking companies for diversity, equity and inclusion, has named Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. a 2020 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company.
May 7 | Enjoy this message from our Celebrity captains and crew, who can’t wait to welcome you back.
WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU TOO, BUDDIES
May 4 | For the last nine years, the “Buddy Cruise” has been a favorite with our crew. Their next cruise with us is in November on Harmony of the Seas, but meanwhile they told us: “During these difficult times we send you thoughts and prayers. Until we see you again.” We’re not crying; you’re crying.
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