Royal Caribbean Group announces pricing of offering of 8,333,333 shares of common stock

MIAMI, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) (the “Company”) today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 8,333,333 shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $60.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on October 16, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 1,250,000 of additional shares, which must be exercised on or before November 12, 2020. The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

The Company also announced by separate press release that it has priced its previously announced private offering to eligible purchasers of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.875% senior convertible notes due 2023 (or up to $575 million aggregate principal amount if the initial purchasers exercise in full their option to purchase additional

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Holidays: Simon Calder shares travel advice and bookings tips for Italy, Greece and beyond | Travel News | Travel

Holidays are at the mercy of the shrinking travel corridor list. Every week, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps shares the latest updates to the ‘safe’ list of where Britons can go without having to quarantine. And every week, more destinations are removed – and it’s feared more will be axed later today.

“We just don’t know,” Calder said.

Italy and Greece are currently among a handful of countries Britons can travel to without any restrictions at all.

However, rising cases could see the two hotspots moved to the quarantine list this week.

“It’s entirely possible the Greek mainland might be put on the no-go list tonight, or Italy, we just don’t know,” said Calder.

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“We don’t know exactly what the government’s grounds are for putting places on but no go list,” the expert continued.

“We do know that it’s much tougher to get off the no go less than

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India: Banker gifts former teacher Dh150,348 in shares to thank him for money lent

IDFC First bank Managing Director and CEO V Vaidyanathan
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A bank CEO gifted shares worth Rs 3,000,000 (Dh150,348) to his former school teacher as a token of gratitude for lending him money to travel for an interview at the start of his career in India.

IDFC First bank Managing Director and CEO V Vaidyanathan gifted his former math teacher 1,00,000 equity shares worth around Dh150,348.

According to a Facebook post shared on October 6, which has now gone viral on social media, Vaidyanathan, who then resided in Chennai, had qualified for an engineering course at the Birla Institute of Technology (Mesra) but did not have the money to travel there to give the interview and complete the formalities.

As the youngster struggled to collect enough money to travel, his then math teacher Gurdial Saini lent him Rs 500 (Dh25).

According to the post, Vaidyanathan, qualified for the

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Nicole Kidman shares rare comments about Tom Cruise marriage

We always had Tom Cruise pegged as more of a trampoline guy.

Nicole Kidman has made rare public comments about her 11-year-marriage to Tom Cruise, reminiscing about the pair’s experience shooting 1999’s Eyes Wide Shut with iconic director Stanley Kubrick.

“You know how in Eyes Wide Shut you have that monologue in which your character is talking about infidelity,” David Marchese asked Kidman, 53, for an interview with The New York Times Magazine.

“If you’re acting those scenes with the person to whom you’re married, and doing it as part of this immersive process, can it open up negative feelings that later you maybe wish you hadn’t opened?”

The steamy film made world headlines.
media_cameraThe steamy film made world headlines.

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“That fits the narrative that people came up with, but I definitely didn’t see it like that,” Kidman responded.

“We were happily married through that,”

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Electronic Musician Ukiyo Shares His Post-Pandemic Travel Wishlist

Though Tim Arnott, better known as the electronic musician Ukiyo, has made a name for himself by hanging in his home studio and is “fairly used to the concept” of spending the majority of his time indoors, he’s definitely getting tired of living that locked down quarantine lifestyle. At this point, he’s as eager to get back on the road as anyone else. So we linked up with the Australian producer and multi-instrumentalist on the heels of his newest single, “The Middle,” to ask what his first post-pandemic travel stops will be.

The results are refreshingly home-focused. Lucky for Ukiyo, his “home cities” are Sydney, Perth, and Freemantle, Australia — all just entering their summer season. And after a long, quiet quarantine, you can’t begrudge the man wanting to visit his local Apple Store. He spices up those picks by shouting out his dreams of grabbing his first slice of

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Mindful Media Shares 11 Travel Couples to Inspire Your Trips for 2021

Ontario, Canada, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To all of my fellow travelers, 2020 has been a bit of a globe-trotting bust. My condolences to the countless travel plans laid to rest due to these unprecedented times. As an eternal optimist, however, I have opted to look at the current situation like an extended layover. Perhaps a few of our connections have been canceled, but we’ve been given some time to re-fuel, gain a little rest, and gain a renewed appreciation for having the opportunity to travel, which is all too often taken for granted. 

If you’re anything like me, you’ve also taken this time to gain some travel inspiration. We’ve been living vicariously through our phone screens, which have been dutifully transporting us into a time and space that extends beyond the confines of our homes. Amongst these virtual visits into the lives of others, we’ve handpicked 11

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Why Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean Shares Are Sinking in Early Trading

Several major cruise lines, including Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) (NYSE:CUK), Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH), and Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE:RCL) are seeing their share prices plummet immediately after market open today. Their shares were also trading down in before-hours action.

The cruise ship shares ran aground after Friday’s statement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, reported by The Guardian, that his country is “looking very carefully at the spread of the pandemic as it evolves” after cases spiked in several European countries, and that “we could expect (and) are now seeing a second wave coming in.” The Evening Standard also indicated fresh lockdowns could be in the wind.

A large modern shipwreck in a sunlit sea with a rocky breakwater in the foreground.

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Additionally, the Healthy Sail Panel, a group of health experts assembled by Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, announced it presented the CDC with a 65-page document this morning, Sept. 21, detailing 74 protocols for safe

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