Royal Caribbean Announces $500 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

    Royal Caribbean Announces $500 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

  PR Newswire

  MIAMI, Nov. 2, 2012

MIAMI, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE:
RCL) today announced that it has commenced an offering of $500 million
aggregate principal amount of 10 year Senior Unsecured Notes. The offering of
the Senior Unsecured Notes is being made pursuant to a shelf registration
statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The company plans to use the proceeds from the offering to repay amounts
outstanding under its unsecured debt facilities.

The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with
the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you
invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and
other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete
information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents
for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov . Alternatively,
the issuer, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will
arrange to send you the prospectus. A written prospectus for this offering may
be obtained if you request it by calling Citigroup Global Markets Inc.,
toll-free at 1-800-831-9146 or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, toll-free at
1-800-245-8812.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE,OSE: 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 four under construction. They operate
diverse itineraries around the world that call on approximately 460
destinations on all seven continents.

Certain statements in this release relating to, among other things our future
performance, constitute forward-looking statements. Words such as
"anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "goal," "intend,"
"may," "plan," "project," "seek," "should," "will," and similar expressions
are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements reflect management's current expectations, are inherently uncertain
and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause
our actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied in those
forward-looking statements. Examples of these risks, uncertainties and other
factors include, but are not limited to the following: the impact of the
economic environment on the demand for cruises, the impact of the economic
environment on our ability to generate cash flows from operations or obtain
new borrowings from the credit or capital markets in amounts sufficient to
satisfy our capital expenditures, debt repayments and other financing needs,
the uncertainties of conducting business internationally and expanding into
new markets, changes in operating and financing costs, vacation industry
competition and changes in industry capacity and overcapacity, emergency ship
repairs, including the related lost revenue, the impact of ship delivery
delays, ship cancellations or ship construction price increases, financial
difficulties encountered by shipyards or their subcontractors and incidents or
adverse publicity concerning the cruise vacation industry such as the Costa
Concordia casualty and the unavailability or cost of air service.

(RCL)

Website: http://www.royalcaribbean.com
Contact: Ian Bailey, +1-305-982-2625
 
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