26 May '11, 11pm

Royal Caribbean tentatively embraces singles cruises | LUXUO

Royal Caribbean tentatively embraces singles cruises | LUXUO

Royal Caribbean is to become the latest cruise line to add single cabins to its ships, according to reports from the US. USA Today reports that the cruise line , which operates the world’s largest passenger vessels, will install its first single cabins on Radiance of the Seas, which is currently undergoing renovation in Canada. Radiance of the Seas, which can carry 2,114 passengers, is seeing the addition of 15 new cabins, three of which will be single cabins on the inside of the ship. Described as an “experiment” by Royal Caribbean boss Adam Goldstein, the notion of single cabins represents a significant shift in the thinking of the cruise industry, which bases its business model on having two or more people in cabins. However, a shift in the demographic of the average cruiser, and early moves from some other brands, could see single cabins becoming more common. Norwegian...

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