Profile: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL.N)

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (Royal Caribbean), incorporated on July 23, 1985, is a cruise company. The Company owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisieres de France and a 50% joint venture interest in TUI Cruises. As of December 31, 2013, together, these six brands operate a combined 41 ships in the cruise vacation industry with an aggregate capacity of approximately 98,750 berths. The Company’s ships operate on a selection of itineraries that call on approximately 490 destinations on all seven continents. The Company’s brands include Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur and CDF Croisieres de France. These brands serve the cruise markets in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, its CDF Croisieres de France brand provides a tailored product at the French market, and its 50% joint venture TUI Cruises is tailored for the German market.

Royal Caribbean International

As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated 21 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 59,650 berths under its Royal Caribbean International brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from two to 18 nights. Royal Caribbean International offers itineraries to destinations across the world, including Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Panama Canal, South America and New Zealand. Royal Caribbean International has a vessel revitalization program designed to incorporate certain of features of newer ships across the fleet.

Celebrity Cruises

As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated 11 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 24,900 berths under its Celebrity Cruises brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from three to 18 nights. Celebrity Cruises offers itineraries to popular destinations, including Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, New Zealand, the Panama Canal and South America.

Azamara Club Cruises

As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,400 berths under its Azamara Club Cruises brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from four to 18 nights. Azamara Club Cruises is designed to serve the up-market segment of the North American, United Kingdom and Australian markets. Azamara Club Cruises sails in Asia, Northern and Western Europe, the Mediterranean, South and Central America, islands of the Caribbean and North America.

Pullmantur

As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated four ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 7,650 berths under its Pullmantur brand, offering cruise itineraries that ranged from four to 12 nights throughout South America, the Caribbean and Europe. Pullmantur serves the segment of the Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American cruise markets.

CDF Croisieres de France

As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 2,750 berths under its CDF Croisieres de France brand. In addition, CDF Croisieres de France offers seasonal itineraries to the Mediterranean. CDF Croisieres de France is designed to serve the segment of the French cruise market by providing a brand tailored for French cruise guests.

TUI Cruises

TUI Cruises is designed to serve the segments of the German cruise market by offering a product tailored for German guests. TUI Cruises operates two ships, Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2, with an aggregate capacity of approximately 3,800 berths. In addition, TUI Cruises has two ships on order, each with a capacity of 2,500 berths, scheduled for delivery. TUI Cruises is a joint venture owned 50% by the Company and 50% by TUI AG, a German tourism and shipping company that also owns 51% of TUI Travel, a British tourism company.

The Company competes with Carnival Corporation & plc, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania Cruises.

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

1050 Caribbean Way
MIAMI   FL   33132-2028
P: +1305.5396000
F: +1305.3747354

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