Posts Tagged ‘Richard Fain’

Democracy In Action

It is interesting to see how traditions develop. One of our traditions at Royal Caribbean is the “Chairman’s Challenge,” where I challenge the guests on our inaugural cruises to a surfing contest on our Flowriders. (more…)

A Day To Give Thanks

It is Thanksgiving morning and I have so much to be thankful for.  Most importantly, I am writing this with my grandson (my gorgeous grandson) strapped to my chest here in the media center onboard ALLURE OF THE SEAS. It has been an amazing few days of inaugural activities and there is so much to do and write about I don’t know where to start. 

Me and my grandson.


She’s Ours!

I’m late in posting about the delivery, but it’s been a hectic time. (more…)

More Sexy Electronics Onboard Allure

Whenever you design a new ship, you try and make every aspect perfect. But the gods (aka our guests) can be fickle and my experience is that not everything works just the way one expects. We work hard to understand their desires and usually we get it just right. But sometimes we are surprised by those features that garner the greatest interest.  Sometimes you design an element that you are convinced is a marvel and the reaction is muted; other times you design something that you think is merely OK and find that the reaction is far more excited than you expected. (more…)

Some days are special

And last Thursday was one of them.  On that day we fulfilled a dream . . . and a promise. Two years ago, we decided that we wanted to build one or more schools in Northern Haiti to help the children.  Thursday, we dedicated the first of those schools. (more…)