While cruises seem to be more popular than ever, we know what kinds of dangers they can pose. We handle cruise ship cases. Not everyone can do this, because cruise ships fall under Maritime law. This is a complicated area of law. We are specialists in Maritime law so we understand the risks.
It is important to know that cruise vacations come with many risks and possibly hazardous situations. From sexual assault, to medical malpractice, to falling over the side, to slipping on a slick deck. Excursions can be dangerous, too. You should also know that if you do suffer an injury or accident during your cruise, seeking the help of a cruise accident lawyer is a smart idea.
According to the South Florida Business Journal, Royal Caribbean Group has reported robust second-quarter financial results, with higher pricing and shipboard revenue across its key itineraries contributing to stronger-than-expected revenue. The cruise line achieved record sales of $3.5 billion and a net income of $458.8 million for the quarter, marking a significant turnaround from the previous year’s net loss. The company attributed the improved financial performance to increased demand for cruising, which led to higher prices and bookings. CEO Jason Liberty mentioned that demand for 2023 sailings “significantly exceeded expectations,” and bookings for 2024 sailings also saw a substantial increase. Prices are up, too. So, the cruise lines are making more money than ever.
Due to the rise in consumer spending onboard and pre-cruise purchases, Royal Caribbean has revised its goals for the year, anticipating continued strong performance that surpasses pre-pandemic levels. The company’s customer deposit balance reached a record high of $5.7 billion by the end of June. Despite fuel costs being a significant portion of operating expenses, the company’s overall financial performance, including increased booking sales and rising stock prices, helped offset these costs.
Royal Caribbean’s capital expenditure plans amount to $4.2 billion, primarily for new ships and construction projects. The company recently delivered the Silver Nova cruise ship to Silversea, and the Icon of the Seas and Celebrity Ascent are expected to be delivered later in the year. Additionally, the company signed a 50-year deal worth $2.8 billion with Port Miami to expand its operations, allowing for increased passenger capacity and new ship additions.
Royal Caribbean’s stock has shown impressive growth, with a nearly 9% increase from the day’s open and a more than 100% rise from the beginning of the year, reflecting investor confidence in the company’s positive financial outlook.
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The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes John H. (Jack) Hickey in three areas: Admiralty and Maritime Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs. Hickey is double Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Admiralty and Maritime Law and Civil Trial law. He is also Board Certified in Civil Trial by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).
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Attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey and his team handle a wide range of cases, including but not limited to cruise ship accidents, admiralty and maritime accident cases, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, railroad accidents and car accidents. We represent victims from all over the nation, the world and the state of Florida.