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Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 19th, 2015, 03:31 AM
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Posted By gkbii
A Royal Correction

Royal Caribbean Backs Off Dynamic Dining by Paul Motter | Wednesday, 15 Jul. 2015
Expansion of a new program where waiters to follow cruisers to different dining rooms has been axed

OASIS CLASS –...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 30th, 2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,357
Posted By gkbii
For Carnival it is possible that this new ship...

For Carnival it is possible that this new ship will be a "game changer" for attracting new prospective guests from Disney (the new cabin category is decorated much like WDR Disney's Boardwalk...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 30th, 2015, 12:48 AM
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Views: 2,357
Posted By gkbii
But...is Royal Loyal to you???

But...is Royal Loyal to you???
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 29th, 2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,357
Posted By gkbii
Lightbulb For RCCL & Disney, will Carnival Vista be Game Changing??

I am very impressed with my review of the Carnival website and its Carnival Vista presentation. For RLLC & Disney fans, this ship may prove to be a game changer: as many of us (whom often pay much...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 25th, 2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By gkbii
Well it looks as though, the final Quantum Class...

Well it looks as though, the final Quantum Class Vessel is going to China as well, so perhaps Main Dining will remain in American waters.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 2nd, 2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By gkbii
Hey all, I am happy to report the Royal has...

Hey all,

I am happy to report the Royal has listened and that "traditional classic rotational dining" will gradually replace Dynamic.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 25th, 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By gkbii
I should note that my first transatlantic was on...

I should note that my first transatlantic was on the Adventure of the Seas, which was outstanding!! A month later, I was on the Epic and there was no comparison. I am normally VERY pro-Royal, but I...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 24th, 2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By gkbii
Post Royal Caribbean's Dyamic Dining: Mass dissatisfaction, feeble solutions

Here is a great article by David Kriso, of the New York Travel Examiner; that completely relates my personal experience on Quantum of the Seas, The Maiden Voyage, Nov. 2, 2014.


Royal Caribbean's...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 10th, 2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By gkbii
In 2015, How Rich is the Chinese Market??

Paul,

The problem with the Chinese market is that a large recession is just around the corner, with the impending burst of the Chinese housing/building bubble.

Thus where will the money be,...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff January 10th, 2015, 03:19 AM
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Views: 877
Posted By gkbii
What Pet, Would Your Cruise Line Be??

From the Huffington Post: If Cruise Lines Were Pets (http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/if-cruise-lines-were-pets/ar-AA7Wp3m?ocid=HPCDHP)
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By gkbii
The key to Baccarat is finding trends and thus a...

The key to Baccarat is finding trends and thus a good shoe.

Director Budden is a nice man, he was very generous with me and I wish him the best, on future ships. My meeting with him, I learned...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By gkbii
After 8 boring nights on Quantum, I can't believe...

After 8 boring nights on Quantum, I can't believe people really want to go (on Cruise Critic, several are booked) for the full trip to China! Can you imagine, the same menus EVERY day for 45+ days...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By gkbii
Paul, The charge for the HIGH speed internet...

Paul,

The charge for the HIGH speed internet for a week is $500!!!

I ate at Wonderland twice, quite different for a ship!

Hotel Director Darren Budden
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,563
Posted By gkbii
When I booked, I thought this was a Royal...

When I booked, I thought this was a Royal Caribbean Cruise; what I got was a fancy NCL product! I did not sign up for Dynamic Dining. That's part of the reason, the ship has only a 37% approval...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 15th, 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,563
Posted By gkbii
My problem is with Dynamic Dining and its...

My problem is with Dynamic Dining and its possible/more than likely spread across the Royal fleet!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 15th, 2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,563
Posted By gkbii
After 53 reviews on Cruise Critic the ship has a...

After 53 reviews on Cruise Critic the ship has a 43% member rating. I predict more new vessels are going to have such problems as seen also with the Royal Princess/Princess Cruises. The industry...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 14th, 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,563
Posted By gkbii
This is good advice, I do plan to try Cunard &...

This is good advice, I do plan to try Cunard & Holland America soon. The Quantum's Hotel Director Darren Budden had 45 min private talk with me, about the direction of Royal Caribbean. It should be...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 13th, 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,563
Posted By gkbii
Angry QUANTUM is EPIC FAILURE—2˝ STARS!!!

I tried posting this review in the review section, but kept getting error messages, when submitted.


QUANTUM is EPIC FAILURE—2˝ STARS!!!

Nov. 2, 2014 Maiden Transatlantic Voyage.

This is...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 20th, 2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By gkbii
The really do have a second Diamond Plus Tier...

The really do have a second Diamond Plus Tier anyway, so why not just name it? A 14 night transatlantic crossing, single, suite; would get you over 42 points. Two of these you would make Diamond,...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 20th, 2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,890
Posted By gkbii
I booked a cabin for the Maiden Voyage, for...

I booked a cabin for the Maiden Voyage, for myself & a friend. I can't wait for my second Maiden Voyage (NCL EPIC) as well oddly as being the same route.
Forum: Disney April 28th, 2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,383
Posted By gkbii
Thumbs up First Cruise was Disney Magic

My first cruise was on the Disney Magic (sailing as a solo as well), which I use today as my standard I judge other lines by. All in all I believe that the Disney ship had the best overall cabins...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 8th, 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,475
Posted By gkbii
Thumbs up Ocean view for $21 bucks a day??

Palma de Morica (Spain's Mediterranean Islands) on October 30, 2011. The ship was Grandure of the Seas, my final price with a Emerald Coupon was around $295 for a "G Large Ocean View"; for the 14...
Forum: Cruise Line Loyalty Programs July 21st, 2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,743
Posted By gkbii
Emerald & Diamond have a pre-selected gift...

Emerald & Diamond have a pre-selected gift basket. Diamond Plus & Pinnacle have (up to three) pre-select gifts--wine, flowers, etc.

Diamond Plus (350+ days) & Pinnacle have dinner with an officer...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 12th, 2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By gkbii
Nothing above a mire $25, everything else is gone.

Nothing above a mire $25, everything else is gone.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 10th, 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By gkbii
Carnival Vacation Guarantee

The Carnival Vacation Guarantee, has anyone used it?
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