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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.
HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY PERFECT DAY AT COCOCAY
May 12 | One year down and a lifetime of adventures to go! Celebrate Perfect Day at CocoCay’s first birthday with us.
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.
EXTRA HELP: SHIP AND SHORE
May 11 | Through RCL CARES: Employee Edition, we will provide financial assistance to team members — ship and shore — who have been affected by our temporary workforce changes.
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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