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Royal Caribbean International Breaks Booking Record for Third Time This Year

Congratulations are in order for Royal Caribbean International!

The brand has set new booking records this Black Friday as the brand marked the largest booking day in their history. Just this year, Royal Caribbean has broken their own record three times after announcing new addition to the fleet, Icon of the Seas.

“This has been a year for the books at Royal Caribbean International, from the full return of our 26 ships to the first look at Icon of the Seas, the best family vacation in the world,” said Michael Bayley, president, and CEO, of Royal Caribbean International. “Every milestone met is an accomplishment achieved, it’s a wonderful start to 2023, and we are excited for what lies ahead. We could not have reached this point without our loyal guests, valued travel advisors and partners, and the Royal Caribbean International team around the world.”


  • In April 2022, Royal Caribbean International marked the single largest booking day and the highest volume booking week.
  • Once the new Icon of the Seas and Wonder of the Seas were announced, another record-breaking single day of bookings was recorded.


Over the last year, the brand has achieved huge milestones and shared new ships that will continue to excite current Royal Caribbean cruisers and future travelers.


Royal Caribbean International is owned by Royal Caribbean Group. The brand has been providing a sea vacation for over 50 years. Royal Caribbean provides vacationers with a top-of-the-line trip featuring the latest technology and guest experience. There are 240 destinations in 61 countries on six continents available. Explore Royal Caribbean’s private island destination in The Bahamas, Perfect Day at Coco Cay.

Julie Bouchner is the Digital & Social Media Manager for Porthole Cruise and Travel. She has a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Syracuse University. When she is not writing, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, baking, and playing with her Siberian Husky named Ellie.