14 Totally Tubular '80s Cruises To Book In 2023
In 2023, fans of the '80s will want to book these rad cruises that are packed with nostalgia—and some of the best parties and performances around.
14 Totally Tubular '80s Theme Cruises To Book In 2023
Those who love to live it up on the high seas and have a nostalgic connection to everything borne of the 1980s will no doubt want to book one of these amazingly awesome themed cruises making a splash in 2023. Running the gamut from hair band nostalgia to R&B grooves and perennially pop culture cornerstones like Star Trek, Golden Girls, and Soul Train, these epic cruises offer vacationers a chance to channel the best of the '80s; whether it’s with day-glo Lycra or big hair blowouts; dancing in hammer pants or getting loose in leg warmers, these rockin’ parties on the high seas have it all for cruise lovers that are also super fans of the most (totally) tubular decade.
From the ultimate 80s rock cruise to classic TV show themes from that unbeatable era (and more), here are a handful of the best cruises in the world for people who want to sail the seas while reminiscing about the good ol' days.
UPDATE: 2023/04/08 18:51 EST BY OSCAR APONTE
For most people, the 80s were the best time for entertainment and American culture, when hairspray was the norm and there was no such thing as "too much color". For anyone wanting to experience the good ol' days again, or to understand what all the fuss is about, some themed 80s cruises bring the decade back to life in unforgettable trips across the seas. That's why this list has been updated to include more options and refresh the information for upcoming dates.
14 The 80s Cruise 2024
Travelers who absolutely love everything the raddest decade has to offer will undoubtedly want to set sail with this rockin’ all-inclusive cruise that’s been a perennial favorite for the last six years. Including seven days/nights of epic concerts from 80s icons like Soft Cell, Air Supply, and Debbie Gibson, this totally tubular jaunt also ups the vibes with appearances from fan faves (and original MTV VJs!) like Mark Goodman, rad rockin’ parties, events, and celebrity meet-ups—making it one of the top themed cruises of the 2020s.
- When: February 29 - March 7, 2024
- Where: Departs from Port Canaveral with stops in Aruba and Curaçao, including 4 days at sea
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Solarium, Spa, Video Arcade, On Board Johnny Rockets, Escape Room, Running track
13 Monsters Of Rock Cruise
As the iconic 80s band AC/DC once famously said: “for those about to rock…we salute you”—and the Monsters of Rock Cruise is the perfect way to do it, with a blockbuster cruise consisting of five days and nights of rockin’ and rollin’ on the high seas.
Departing from Cape Canaveral, this exclusive event includes performances tailor-made for cruise fans and their inner guitar hero, awesome activities, and tons of fun—in addition to throwback faves like Winger, Queensryche, and Great White.
- When: April 29-May 4, 2023
- Where: Departs from Cape Canaveral, Florida with stops in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic and the Haitian private islands of Labadee
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12 80s Themed West Coast Getaway
Four days, two ports, and endless chances for reliving one of the coolest decades ever? All of this (and more!) are on tap with Princess’ 80s Themed West Coast Getaway that departs LA with stops in sunny San Diego and super fun Ensenada, Mexico.
In a trip down memory lane on Princess’ iconic cruise ship aka the Love Boat , guests will experience the world-class experience the popular cruise line is known for—including 80s-themed fun and iconic stops at famed west coast landmarks at every stop.
- When: April 22-26, 2023
- Where: Departs Los Angeles with stops in San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Outdoor cinema, Sports Court, Wi-Fi, Art Gallery
11 Ultimate Disco Cruise
Disco may have died in the 70s: however, many of the era’s most iconic stars continued their reign into the awesome 80s; and this epic disco cruise is just one example of how multi-decade crossover results in some of the best entertainment around.
Departing Miami for a party on the high seas, this star-studded event is positively packed with some of the biggest crossover stars—think Billy Ocean, Kool & the Gang; KC and the Sunshine Band; C&C Music Factory, and more—for the ultimate cruise and groove adventure.
Unfortunately, there are no plans for the Ultimate Disco Cruise to set sail again in 2023, and they've announced a 2024 hiatus. But be sure to keep updated on their website for their return in 2025 with this amazing 80s cruise and their itinerary.
Past 80's cruises have taken place on board the Celebrity Summit Ship, which stands out for its wine cellar and lounging areas.
10 80s Themed Cruises From Oz Cruising
Love the land down under and the 1980s? Then Oz Cruising is the place to book an epic 80s adventure in 2023.
With a total of two, three-night cruise options (one departing Sydney and one departing Brisbane), vacationers can have their choice of disco-balled departures and hop onboard for a blast from the past—all accompanied by lavish amenities, luxe surroundings, and a totally tubular trip back in time on this surprisingly affordable cruise (which could even count itself among the most budget-friendly cruises in the world ).
- When: August 19, 2023, and September 9, 2023
- Where: Departures from Sydney and Brisbane
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Water Slides, Adult-Only area, Wine Cellar, Several bars, Outdoor cinema
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9 On The Blue Cruise - New Horizons 2024
Often lauded for amazing Bahamas cruises , this year, Norwegian Cruise Lines is pulling out all the stops with their famed Mexico-adventure/rock ’n’ roll paradise on the high seas.
A self-proclaimed voyage that “rivals any other Classic Rock Festival, land or sea”, this epic adventure showcases amazing performances from the likes of Alan Parsons, Starship, and The Zombies—in addition to accommodations on the newly refurbished Norwegian Pearl, complete with jammin’ Concert Stage where guests can party like its 1989.
- When: April 5 - 10, 2024
- Where: Departs from Miami, stops in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, and Nassau, Bahamas
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Professional photo studio, Sports court, Internet café, Video arcade
8 Star Trek: The Cruise VII
80s cruises are not just for those who want to bust a move or break out the big hair and/or legwarmers—some of the best cruises are all about the decade’s best entertainment, too.
And in 2024, Royal Caribbean invites cruise-goers to live long and prosper with one of the most iconic pop culture phenomenons of the decade on Star Trek The Cruise VII—seven days and nights of stellar events, performances, and parties, including an all-star lineup that’s tailor-made for the ultimate Trekkie voyage on the Pacific.
- When: February 22 - 29, 2024
- Where: Departs from Port Canaveral with stops in Aruba and Curaçao
7 The Beach Boys Good Vibrations Cruise
Few bands encapsulate the cool(er) side of the 1980s than the Beach Boys—but instead of heading to the famous Kokomo, this five-night, budget-friendly vacay takes a tubular trip from the US East Coast to paradisiacal locations in the Caribbean. And, if an appearance from the Beach Boys wasn’t enough, the onboard vibe gets even cooler with the likes of The Temptations, The Righteous Brothers, and more—totally rad!
There are no immediate plans for the Beach Boys to set sail again, but with the roaring success of the early 2023 cruise, there's bound to be another itinerary real soon, hopefully aboard the Norwegian Pearl again, so keep on the lookout for the cruise's website .
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6 Soul Train Cruise (2024)
Everyone who’s anyone knows that the chill vibes, iconic fashion, and epic dance moves of Soul Train didn’t just make their mark in the 70s—but continued well into the 80s (and beyond!), too.
And now, cruise fans can have the classic R&B vacay of their dreams onboard the famously large and luxe New Amsterdam, complete with performances from Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and of course, the Original Soul Train Dancers. Indeed, this vessel is massive, perhaps even worthy of a place among the biggest cruise ships in the world .
- When: January 27-February 3, 2024
- Where: Departs from Ft. Lauderdale with stops in Tortola and St. Maarten
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Fitness center, Spa, Virtual exhibitions, Casino
While the 2023 cruise is sold out, vacationers can beat the rush and book now for the 2024 cruise now.
5 Golden Girls Themed Cruise From Golden Fans At Sea
If you threw a party and invited everyone you knew, you might end up filling an entire cruise ship, like this Golden Girls-themed cruise aims to do in fall, 2024.
In a change from the usual Florida scenario, the 2024 edition of the cruise goes for the European experience, leaving from Spain and ending in Italy after an 8-day voyage. Entertainment includes the fab Golden Gays NYC Drag Queens, a caftan welcome dance party, a character costume party, trivia, and celebrity panels celebrating the iconic 80s hit.
- When: September 14 - 23, 2024
- Where: Departs from Barcelona, Spain with stops in France, Sardinia, and Italy to stop at Rome
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Casino, Art gallery, Movie theater, Solarium, Spa
The 2024 rendition of the Golden Girls Cruise will set sail aboard the Celebrity Ascent Ship.
4 Flower Power Cruise
Love, good music, and even better vibes, the Flower Power Cruise brings the Love Generation back for an unforgettable 7-day cruise along the Caribbean Sea.
With stellar performances of 70s and 80s renowned artists and groups like The Grass Roots, The Rascals, and Randy Bachman, as well as being hosted by legendary Peter Asher. So make love, not war and enjoy the sun in this groovy trip that's sure to get passengers of all ages back to when Jimmy Carter was president and bell-bottom pants were in.
- When: March 21 - 28, 2024
- Where: Departs from Miami, Florida with stops along San Juan, Puerto Rico and St Croix, Virgin Islands
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Wine Cellar, Solarium, Spa, Sports court, Art gallery, Casino
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3 Chris Jericho's Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Rager At Sea
Wrestlemania might already be over, but Chris Jericho takes wrestling to a new level in his Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea cruise. Bringing with him the talent of days past, as well as new blood from AEW's current roster, the ship's deck becomes a stage for exciting matches to take place along the 4-day trip, with a full-day stop at Cozumel to wind down after the excitement of the show.
Besides fighters, Chris also brings artists and entertainers to perform during each fight, so get ready to headbang, laugh, and awe at this excitement-packed trip.
- When: January 26 - 30, 2024
- Where: Departs from Miami, Florida with a stop at Cozumel, Mexico
2 KISS Kruise
Put on some face paint and get the spiked jackets out of the closet, KISS hops back on stage in an unforgettable trip to rock and roll all nite, and party every day. The KISS Kruise has been able to blow away people's minds in each one of its iterations. The 2022 edition counted with performances from the original KISS lineup, as well as appearances from legendary bands like Black Label Society, All Hands On Deck, and Riot.
Even though there won't be a 2023 version of the cruise, the group will update their itinerary for setting sail again in 2024 and bringing fans one of the best 80s rock cruises ever.
1 NKOTB Cruise 2023
Quite possibly every teenage girl's heartthrobs in the 80s, the New Kids On The Block set sail for The Bahamas in a cruise experience that brings their best hits back to the stage with nonstop concerts each day, as well as a chance to get to know the guys better, game nights hosted by the five, and a massive party at Half Moon Cay for the biggest Block Party ever.
- When: October 12 - 16, 2023
- Where: Departs from Miami, Florida with a stop at Half Moon Cay, The Bahamas
- Amenities On Board: Restaurants, Several bars, Water Slides, Mini golf, Adult-only area, Art gallery, Video Arcade, Casino
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Royal Caribbean reveals summer 2023 cruises as more ships than ever before to sail Europe
Author: Harriet Mallinson
Published on: 06 January 2022
Updated on: 11 May 2022
Royal Caribbean has announced its European cruise itinerary for 2023 as it reveals nine ships will sail to more than 25 countries in the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and Holy Lands.
Royal Caribbean has unveiled an amazing line-up of European adventures for summer 2023.
Cruises will visit everywhere from Amalfi Coast to the Holy Land, plus the Adriatic islands of Croatia, British Isles, Canary Islands and Greek Isles.
Passengers will be able to sail on some of the line's newest and most famous ships such as Odyssey of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas.
Royal Caribbean cruises around Europe range from five to 12 nights and are now open for booking.
There are a total of 35 unique itineraries up for grabs. Here are some of the highlights...
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Headlining the European summer lineup is one of Royal Caribbean’s newest additions, Odyssey , returning for an encore after its first summer in the region in 2022.
Travellers have a choice of seven- to nine-night cruises from Rome to Naples, Italy; the idyllic Greek Isles and Turkey, as well as 12-night Holy Land sailings to the historic, bustling cities of Limassol, Cyprus; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; and Jerusalem, Israel.
From the iconic whitewashed homes of Santorini, Greece, to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – a world from centuries past is within reach.
Symphony of the Seas – Cruising from: Barcelona and Rome
One of Time’s World’s Greatest Places in 2018 and Royal Caribbean’s renowned Oasis Class ships, Symphony heads to the Western Mediterranean.
Passengers can set course on a seven-night cruise, from Barcelona or Rome, to bucket list destinations like Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and Provence, France. Whether exploring 14th-century castles and cathedrals in Mallorca or marvelling at the Duomo in Florence, Italy, travellers can expect days filled with rich culture and history.
Serenade of the Seas – Cruising from: Barcelona
Serenade will call the warm shores of Barcelona home and sail eight-night itineraries to the Western Mediterranean, 12-night cruises to the Greek Isles and five-night sailings to Italy and France.
Beaches and beats await in Ibiza, Spain, home to a legendary electronic music scene, while the Cote d’Azur offers a glamorous getaway in iconic Cannes, France.
Explorer of the Seas – Cruising from: Venice (Ravenna), Italy
New to Ravenna, Italy, Explorer will explore the Aegean Sea and visit Olympia, Greece – the birthplace of the Olympic Games – for the first time, among a series of picturesque destinations.
The seven-night cruises will sail to the Greek Isles and beyond to Adriatic and Mediterranean gems such as Kotor, Montenegro, and Chania, Crete.
Brilliance of the Seas – Cruising from: Rome and Venice (Ravenna), Athens, Greece; and Barcelona
Sailing open-jaw itineraries from Italy, Greece and Spain, Brilliance will offer vacationers a choice of four epic European cities to start and complete their adventures in the Western Mediterranean, Greek Isles and the Adriatic Sea.
The seven-night cruises will sail from Rome to Athens, Greece; Athens to Venice; Venice to Barcelona; and Barcelona to Rome. Bucket list-worthy sites like the Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice and Praetorian Palace in Koper, Slovenia – a new destination for Brilliance – are just a few of the top spots awaiting travellers.
Rhapsody of the Seas – Cruising from: Haifa, Israel, and Limassol, Cyprus
Rhapsody will be the first Royal Caribbean ship to sail from Limassol and Haifa, Israel, all in one season.
The new summer combination consists of seven-night sailings to ports of call in Turkey, Israel and Greece, including first-time destinations for the cruise line, like Skiathos and Thessaloniki, Greece. Starting in September, the ship will take off on short four- and five-night getaways from Haifa and visit Cyprus and the Greek Isles.
Anthem of the Seas – Cruising from: Southampton, England
A returning favourite, Anthem will call Southampton, England, home for the third consecutive year. Adventure seekers can have their choice of seven-night adventures to Spain and France, or the Norwegian Fjords.
They can visit destinations new to Anthem, including Maloy and Haugesund, Norway, and Cork, Ireland. Longer, 11- and 12-night vacations will go further to places such as Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain; and the Canary Islands.
Between sampling lutefisk in Stavanger, Norway, and shopping for locally made goods in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, there are culture-rich experiences and outdoor explorations in store.
Voyager of the Seas – Cruising from: Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden
Voyager returns to Northern Europe, sailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden, to offer a mix of seven- to 11-night itineraries around Scandinavian countries, Estonia and Russia.
There will be stunning sites to behold, like the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Suomenlinna fortress in Helsinki, Finland, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the country’s most popular landmarks.
Guests looking for a longer vacation can cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Copenhagen on a 14-night sailing that features an overnight in Bermuda and visits to St. Thomas, France and Belgium.
Jewel of the Seas – Cruising from: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
All summer, Jewel will cruise roundtrips from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, welcoming travellers on 12-night sailings to the Arctic Circle, the British Isles, Iceland and Ireland.
Picturesque destinations, including the Blue Lagoon in Reykjavik and the White Cliffs of Dover in England, will be just a night’s rest away.
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Introducing Quantum of the Seas , the first fully immersive Quantum-class ship that has something for everyone. It boasts cutting-edge technology , world-class entertainment , award-winning staterooms, and heaps of action-packed activities for the whole family to enjoy, without breaking the bank!
- Chef’s Table – Exclusive culinary experiences
- Windjammer – Global cuisine
- Chop’s Grille ℠ – Classic American steakhouse
- Coastal Kitchen – Exclusive option for Suite guests and Pinnacle Club members
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The ground-breaking younger sister to Quantum, offering many of the same thrilling activities , Ovation of the Seas is jam-packed with outstanding entertainment , sensational artwork, first-class wining and dining , and unbelievable bird’s-eye views from the 90-metre-high North Star capsule .
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A valid passport (with at least six months' validity from the date of your return) and a SetSail Pass. Don’t forget your carry-on bag with any valuables and medications for your trip.
Yes, 24-hour room service is available, and the friendly stateroom attendants are on-hand daily to assist with anything you require.
Yes, there is a nightly turn-down service.
Absolutely, please let us know and Royal Caribbean will be able to provide a cot and supplies.
Selected staterooms can be connected to accommodate for larger families and groups travelling together.
Royal Caribbean ships are equipped to accommodate everybody.
If you have specific dietary needs, please let us know at least 90 days in advance of your trip so we can inform Royal Caribbean and ensure these are accommodated.
Tips are automatically added onto each guest’s SeaPass account on a daily basis. The automatic service gratuity is US$14.50 per person per day for guests in Junior Suites and below, or US$17.50 per person, per day, for guests in Grand Suites and above.
This will vary from venue to venue (please keep swimwear to the Pool Deck!) however you can expect to see the following dress codes when onboard Royal Caribbean ships:
- Casual attire including jeans, shorts, polos, sundresses are welcomed for breakfast and lunch
- Smart casual, including collared shirts and dresses, dress to impress, for standard dinners
- Formal wear is your best black-tie look, there can be 1-3 formal nights during a cruise
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There is a minimum of one licensed doctor and two licensed nurses onboard every ship.
Onboard, Royal Caribbean's 'Adventure Ocean Youth Program' offers adventure (and education) for kids aged 3-17 years with different activities and programmes for different age groups.
- All guests aged 12 years and up must be fully vaccinated. Booster doses, though not required, are strongly recommended once you are eligible.
- All crew onboard our ships are fully vaccinated, and boosted once eligible.
- All guests aged two years and above must take a COVID-19 test before sailing.
- All crew are tested regularly as per CDC guidelines.
- Masks/face coverings onboard are optional for all fully vaccinated guests.
- Unvaccinated children are required to wear a mask indoors and in crowded settings. Masks are required for all children while at the Adventure Ocean Youth Program.
- Guests under two years old do not have to wear a mask at any time.
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BEST CRUISES IN 2024-2025: WANDER THE WORLD WITH ROYAL CARIBBEAN
Published on - June 17, 2021 at 1:35 pm
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It’s no secret that Royal Caribbean® offers epic Caribbean cruises. And each year, it finds new ways to raise the bar. True to form, the 2024-2025 cruise season will be the boldest yet for island hopping, with seven world-class ships sailing to the top-rated shores of the eastern , western and southern Caribbean . Like Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Aruba and the award-winning private island Perfect Day at CocoCay . In 2023, the fleet’s newest addition, Wonder of the Seas ℠, launches 7-night adventures from Port Canaveral. Fort Lauderdale welcomes first-timer Symphony of the Seas® for bolder shore exploring, and Odyssey of the Seas ℠ returns for tropics treks to the Cayman Islands and Curaçao. Plus, Oasis of the Seas® is back in the Magic City with sailings to Perfect Day at CocoCay on nearly every itinerary. Meanwhile, Harmony of the Seas® offers thrills of Oasis Class proportions from Galveston.
And arriving in 2024, Icon of the Seas ℠ brings a first-of-its-kind Royal Caribbean® adventure for the whole family with sailings to eastern and western Caribbean islands, including stops at the cruise line’s private destination, Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas. But that’s not all — you’ll also be able to chase adventure through the tropics onboard fleet favorites Vision®, Serenade®, Grandeur®, Jewel® and Voyager of the Seas ®.
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Ultimate world cruise.
Pick a corner of the globe and explore every inch of it on the 2024-2025 Ultimate World Cruise ℠ — the most epic cruise to ever set sail. Explore 150+ destinations and 11 World Wonders across 7 continents. Or, for a shorter adventure, choose any of the four Ultimate Cruise segments.
Each voyage of 60+ nights dives deeper into every destination with comprehensive, immersive itineraries that call at ports both large and small. Venture across three continents on the Ultimate Americas Cruise , from the postcard-perfect shores of the Caribbean to South America and the wildlife-studded shores of Antarctica as you round Cape Horn. Or follow your dreams and explore the Far East and Down Under on the Ultimate Asia Pacific Cruise , an unparalleled adventure across Asia, Australia, India and the South Pacific.
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Wherever you’re looking to wander over the next couple of years, you can explore the world’s most incredible destinations with your next cruise — all while making memories in between shores on ships brimming with innovative thrills, spectacular cruise entertainment , delicious dining experiences , and more. Explore all our upcoming itineraries on our 2024-2025 cruise page , and stay tuned for more adventures later this year.
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World’s largest cruise ship - five times the size of Titanic - is about to set sail
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The world’s largest cruise ship is about to set sail.
Royal Caribbean ’s latest vessel, named ‘Icon of the Seas’, embarks on its first journey on 27 January 2024.
It will overtake ‘Wonder of the Seas’, another Royal Caribbean cruise liner that currently holds the title of largest in the world.
Icon of the Seas has 18 passenger decks, seven swimming pools and over 40 restaurants and bars on board. It is able to hold 5,610 guests on board and has a gross tonnage of 250,800.
The ship will also hold the largest cruise ship water park
The luxury ship also boasts eight “neighbourhoods” on board, each with its own distinct experiences, entertainment and food and drink options. With an eye on breaking records, these neighbourhoods hold a number of firsts: Thrill Island features the largest cruise ship water park, the first open free-fall slide at sea and a drop slide that is the industry’s tallest.
The ship also features Chill Island, with ocean-view pools and a frozen cocktail bar, and The Hideaway, home to the first suspended infinity pool at sea, surrounded by a multi-level sun terrace complete with whirlpools and a beach bar.
Other neighbourhoods include The Hideaway, Surfside and Aquadome, with its own AquaTheater.
The cruise is family-focused, with the introductions of the new Family Infinite Balcony and the Surfside Family Suite, as well as the Ultimate Family Townhouse, complete with a mailbox and signature white picket fence.
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Icon of the Seas will sail on seven-night cruises all year round from Miami, with every itinerary stopping at CocoCay in The Bahamas. It will be the first ship by the company with fuel cell technology, powered by liquified natural gas (clean burning fuel), making it the company’s most sustainable ship to date.
Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said: “Icon of the Seas is the culmination of more than 50 years of delivering memorable experiences and our next bold commitment to those who love to vacation. Now more than ever, families and friends are prioritising experiences where they can bond and enjoy their own adventures.”
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Carnival Stock Is Up Over 80% This Year. Expect More Gains, Analyst Says.
Posted: November 27, 2023 | Last updated: November 27, 2023
Carnival stock, already among the top 10 performers in the S&P 500 this year, has room to rise almost one-third in 2024, according to Melius Research.
On Monday, Melius analyst Conor Cunningham raised his rating on the cruise operator’s stock (ticker: CCL) to Buy from Hold, keeping his target for the price at $19. That implies a gain of 32% from Friday’s closing price of $14.41.
The stock was up 1.7% after the report.
Carnival and its rivals have had a remarkable turnaround this year as Americans catch up on travel after the pandemic halted cruise operations.
Royal Caribbean (RCL), up 115%, is the third-best-performing S&P 500 stock this year. Carnival is the tenth, with a gain of almost 82%, though the price remains less than one-third of its level before it plunged in response to the pandemic in early 2020.
“The recovery in demand for cruise vacations has been violent and gaining momentum into next year,” Cunningham told investors, saying he expects record demand at record prices in 2024.
When Carnival reported its third-quarter earnings on Sept. 29, management said that the company’s cumulative advanced bookings for 2024 were “well above the high end of the historical range at higher prices than 2023 levels,” after stripping away the negative impact of foreign-currency rates.
Of course, there are reasons why the stock’s rally might end. The cost of fuel, a major expense for cruise lines, has fluctuated this year. If OPEC, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, decides to cut production at a meeting scheduled for this week, it could drive up oil prices and hurt the stock.
Carnival, like other cruise operators, also faces the threat that the Israel-Hamas war could escalate. That could lead to cancellations as customers worry over the impact of a broader war.
Closer to home, and more likely to affect the stock, are any updates Carnival may offer about the volume of bookings on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The company is expected to release its fourth-quarter results on Dec. 30
Write to Karishma Vanjani at [email protected].
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