To make up for it, they added this sale:
ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CRUISE SALE
Guests Receive up to $200 Onboard Credit on Five-nights or Longer Sailings in December 2013
MIAMI, July 11, 2013 – This July, Royal Caribbean is offering guests up to $200 onboard credit for all new individual bookings made from July 15 through July, 31, 2013, to enjoy on a five-night or longer itinerary, sailing December 18 through December 31, 2013.
Vacationers who book a Royal Caribbean cruise from July 15 through 31, 2013, on any a five-night or longer sailing departing December 18 through 31, 2013, will receive $100 onboard credit per Interior and Outside stateroom, and $200 onboard credit per Balcony and Suite-category stateroom. The Holiday Cruise Sale is applicable for all new individual North and South America bookings.