Girls Can Enjoy Exclusive Themed Staterooms, Tea Parties, Fashion Shows and More
Aboard the Industry’s Newest Fleet
MIAMI and EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – Sept. 10, 2012 – Royal Caribbean International, in partnership with Mattel, is bringing the signature pink style of Barbie, the world’s most popular doll, to the world’s most innovative cruise line.
The all-new Barbie™ Premium Experience, available exclusively on Royal Caribbean ships, is making its stylish splash aboard the cruise line’s entire global fleet of 22 ships starting in January 2013 on select ships and rolling out to the remainder of the fleet by March 2013.
“Barbie remains the most popular doll of all time and a powerhouse brand among girls of all
ages,” said Lisa Bauer, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, Royal Caribbean
International. “She is everywhere girls are today, so it only makes sense that girls can now find her at
sea exclusively aboard Royal Caribbean’s fleet of world-class ships.”
The partnership with Barbie will encompass a host of activities in the cruise line’s awardwinning
Adventure Ocean youth program as well as a Barbie™ Premium Experience. Girls
participating in the cruise line’s award-winning Adventure Ocean youth program can be part of the
complimentary version of the Barbie program. The experience offers Barbie Movie Night, Barbie
Story Time and other complimentary themed activities, plus Barbie movies on their stateroom
The Barbie™ Premium Experience is the ultimate indulgence for Barbie enthusiasts. Girls
can enjoy staterooms decorated in the iconic doll’s signature style as well as exclusive, themed
activities throughout the duration of their cruise – from an invitation-only tea party and mermaid
dance class to a fashion design workshop and Barbie Girls fashion show. Highlights of the Barbie™
Premium Experience include:
- A Barbie stateroom, adorned in the doll’s signature style and featuring keepsakes such
as a Barbie® doll and fashions, blanket and pillowcase, tote bag, toothbrush and toiletries
bag. From the moment they step into their staterooms, girls will be drawn into Barbie’s
distinct world of style – and of course, pink!
- Tiaras & Teacups party, an invitation-only affair, featuring a whimsical palate of pink
pastries and pink lemonade served on dainty dishes all while having fun learning tips on
- Mermaid dance class where girls can shimmy and shake while learning the latest dance
moves from the hit movie Barbie™ in a Mermaid Tale 2.
- Fashion Designer workshop where girls can channel their inner fashion designer with
Barbie inspiration boards and sketch materials. Girls also will have the chance to sketch
and create their very own Barbie doll fashions.
- Fashion Show where girls can dress up to walk a pink carpet to the admiration and
applause of their family and friends. Girls also will have the chance to perform their
amazing dance routine as well as display their Barbie fashion creation. It’s the ultimate
celebration of a truly memorable experience with Barbie and Royal Caribbean.
“Barbie is truly a lifestyle brand that is part of a girl’s world from her bedroom to playroom,
computer to closet,” said Lori Pantel, Vice President Barbie Global Marketing. “We’re excited to
extend that brand experience to family cruise vacations with a fantastic partner – Royal Caribbean.”
Guests interested in the Barbie™ Premium Experience can visit
www.royalcaribbean.com/Barbie to get more infomration and may book the experience by calling
(800) ROYAL-CARIBBEAN or contacting their travel agent starting October 2012. The cost of the
Barbie Premium Experience is $349.00.