Royal Caribbean introduces new hotel booking engine

Making travel and stay arrangements simpler for cruise-goers, Royal Caribbean’s new hotel booking platform looks bound to be a hit.
Royal caribbean has a huge line-up of luxury cruise ships.
Royal Caribbean has a huge line-up of luxury cruise ships. Image: Shutterstock/NAN728.

Luxury stay, gourmet meals, and unlimited entertainment — a vacation at sea is always a good idea. New adventures and excursions are also fun as far as you don’t have to face the hassle of making on-ground arrangements. And Royal Caribbean is making sure of just that.

The giant luxury cruise liner has launched a brand new hotel booking platform, Royal Caribbean Hotels, in partnership with Priceline. It allows guests to book stays in hotels at arrival and departure ports served by the cruise line, including ports in the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, as well as North, South, and Central America. Aiming to help vacationers book their cruise and hotel together for their pre- and post-cruise getaways, the website has great deals as well as refundable options around the world and 24/7 service.

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The giant cruise liner is now helping guests book hotels
The giant cruise liner is now helping guests book hotels. Image: Shutterstock/JHVEPhoto.

“Adventure seekers who have booked a Royal Caribbean cruise can seamlessly arrange hotel accommodations that are pre-filtered based on the number of travellers in their group, the sailing’s departure or arrival city, and dates,” reads the official announcement. “Whether planning a long-awaited vacation or an impromptu getaway, Royal Caribbean Hotels minimises travelers’ time spent planning to maximize every moment of their memorable vacation.”

Making a booking with Royal Caribbean requires guests of 12 years and older to be fully vaccinated before boarding a cruise, although it has dropped its mask requirement for the vaccinated guests, making face coverings optional.

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