MGM Resorts International and Royal Caribbean's New Relationship Delivers Greater Benefits, Access and Value to Loyalty Program

  MGM Resorts International and Royal Caribbean's New Relationship Delivers
        Greater Benefits, Access and Value to Loyalty Program Members

M life and Crown & Anchor Society Members Enjoy Recognition and Perks on Land
& Sea

PR Newswire

MIAMI and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2012

MIAMI and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Royal Caribbean
International (NYSE/OSX: RCL) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today
announced a strategic relationship that will deliver extraordinary benefits to
members of the hospitality companies' loyalty programs – Crown & Anchor
Society and M life. The new relationship allows both companies to strengthen
customer loyalty by providing more access and rewards at MGM Resorts'
world-renowned destinations in Las Vegas, Detroit and Mississippi and on Royal
Caribbean's fleet of the world's most innovative cruise ships that sail to
exciting destinations worldwide.

"Royal Caribbean International is the cruise industry's premier organization,
renowned for its superior service and amenities," said Bill Hornbuckle, Chief
Marketing Officer forMGM Resorts International. "Partnering with their team
was a natural fit for us as we strive to introduce our M life members to
exceptional lifestyle experiences not only when they are visiting our
destinations but any time they are thinking about travel."

Lisa Bauer, executive vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Royal
Caribbean International, said, "Whether on land or at sea, Crown & Anchor
Society and M life members will enjoy unprecedented recognition for their
dedication to our brands. We are delighted to be an M life preferred partner
and welcome M life members aboard to experience our world-renowned Gold Anchor
Service, innovative cruise ships, unexpected onboard amenities, and
unforgettable itineraries to exciting destinations."

Beginning in January 2013, members of both programs will receive exciting
offers and benefits. All M life members will receive offers with a range of
benefits when sailing with Royal Caribbean, the cruise line known for
introducing at-sea 'firsts,' such as onboard zip lines, ice-skating rinks,
high-dive AquaTheaters, FlowRider surf simulators, rock-climbing walls, and
parks, each with more than 12,000 live trees and plants. As members advance to
the next M life Tier Level, their cruise offers and benefits will grow.
International and domestic cruises will be awarded during special MGM Resorts'
promotions and slot tournaments. Crown & Anchor Society members will receive M
life offers and benefits, which include pre-sale access to tickets for A-list
concerts and championship boxing matches, priority reservations, priority
hotel check-in, room upgrades, VIP services and more, based on Tier Level.

For more information, visit or, or connect with M life at; and Crown and Anchor Society at

About MGM Resorts International and M life

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort
brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. For more
information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at

M life, MGM Resorts International's premier lifestyle rewards program, has
expanded beyond a players club and is available to all guests, giving them the
power as members to earn benefits for virtually every dollar spent at any of
the15 MGM Resorts world-renowned destinations in Las Vegas, Mississippi and
Detroit. With preferred access, exclusive benefits, experiential rewards and
personalized offers, M life leverages a collection of amenities no other
resort group can provide. The 15participating MGM Resorts destinations are
ARIA, Bellagio, Vdara, MGM Grand, The Signature at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay,
THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor,
and Excalibur in Las Vegas; Beau Rivage and Gold Strike in Mississippi and MGM
Grand Detroit.M life's key features include Tier Levels (Sapphire, Pearl,
Gold, Platinum and NOIR); Tier Benefits such as special hotel offers, pre-sale
access to entertainment tickets, members-only events, priority reservations,
and upgrades; and M life Moments, unique experiences with unprecedented access
only available to M life members. M life offersother dynamic featuressuch as – a personalized website to track rewards, benefits and offers; plan
and book itineraries across MGM Resorts' portfolio of brands that can be
shared with friends and family through social media networks; and preferred
partnerships, such as Royal Caribbean International, Ameristar Casinos, Inc.,
the preeminent hospitality and lifestyle company – sbe, Avis Budget Group and
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, to provide members additional value,
access and offers throughout the world. With just one card, M life members
have access to all M life resorts, making it easy to stay, play and enjoy the
M life. For more information, visit or connect on Facebook or

About Royal Caribbean International

Royal Caribbean International is a global cruise brand with 22 innovative
ships, calling on more than 270 destinations in 72 countries across six
continents.The line also offers unique cruise tour land packages in Alaska,
Canada, Dubai, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand.

Royal Caribbean provides a world-class vacation experience with a wide range
of signature onboard amenities, entertainment, and award-winning family
programming. The cruise line has a 40-year history of giving guests the Royal
Advantage – the most innovative cruise ships, exciting itineraries to popular
destinations, and world-renowned friendly and engaging Gold Anchor Service.
Royal Caribbean has been voted "Best Cruise Line Overall" for nine consecutive
years in the Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards. For additional information
or to make reservations, call your travel agent, visit
or call (800) ROYAL-CARIBBEAN. Follow Royal Caribbean on Facebook at or on Twitter, @RoyalCaribbean. Travel
professionals should visit or call (800) 327-2056. Media
can find information at

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL) is a global cruise vacation
company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises,
Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI
Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture. Together, these six brands
operate a combined total of 41 ships with three under construction.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking"
statements and "safe harbor statements" under the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and/or uncertainties,
including risks and/or uncertainties as described in the company's public
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which could cause actual
results to differ materially from such statements.

SOURCE MGM Resorts International; Royal Caribbean

Contact: Sandy Zanella of MGM Resorts International, +1-702-604-4124,; or Harrison Liu of Royal Caribbean International,
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