ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL DEPLOYS MARINER OF THE SEAS TO ASIA IN 2013
Based in Singapore and China, the ship will offer itineraries to Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea
BEIJING, May 25, 2012 – Royal Caribbean International, a global cruise brand owned and operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL), will deploy the recently revitalized Mariner of the Seas to Asia in 2013 and offer numerous itineraries from China and Singapore to Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea throughout the rest of the year.
Richard D. Fain, chairman and chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (pictured center), Adam Goldstein, president and chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean International (pictured right), made the announcement along with Dr. Zinan Liu, group managing director for China and Asia (pictured left) to an audience of travel trade, media and government groups.
The addition of a second 3,114-guest ship to China, to join Voyager of the Seas, illustrates the company’s commitment to the growing cruise industry in Asia. Together, they represent the two largest capacity and most innovative cruise ships operating in the region.
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