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|Dollars in Thousands, Except Per Share Data||2016||2015||2014|
|Adjusted Net Income1||1,314,689||1,065,066||755,729|
|Adjusted Earnings Per Share (diluted)1||6.08||4.83||3.39|
|Total Shareholders’ Equity||9,121,412||8,063,039||8,284,359|
1For a reconciliation to U.S. GAAP, please click here.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) is a global cruise vacation company that owns and operates three global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. We are a 50% joint venture owner of the German brand TUI Cruises, and have a 49% interest in the Spanish brand Pullmantur and a minority interest in Chinese brand SkySea cruises. Together, these brands operate a combined total of 48 ships with an additional thirteen on order. They operate diverse itineraries around the world that call on approximately 535 destinations on all seven continents.
Additional information can be found on our brand sites.
The Royal Caribbean International® line delivered a vacation to nearly 4.6 million guests in 2016 from more than 150 countries and is the world’s largest global cruise line visiting 268 ports of call across 6 continents. Over the last 47 years, Royal Caribbean International has redefined what a cruise vacation can be; allowing all of our guests to discover one-of-a-kind adventures onboard and ashore. Royal Caribbean delivers award-winning vacations across its 25 state-of-the-art ships.
Celebrity Cruises' iconic X is the global mark of modern luxury. With contemporary design, refined spaces, globally-inspired cuisine and world-class service, Celebrity provides modern travelers with an unmatched vacation experience. Sailing to 280 ports on all seven continents, Celebrity Cruise’s twelve ships also provide unique cruise tour experiences in Alaska, Canada and the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity is one of three global cruise brands operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Azamara Club Cruises® is a boutique cruise line serving an up-market segment of international travelers that tend to be curious and well-travelled. The brand's focus is Destination Immersion® offering guests immersive itineraries with land programs that deliver personalized and authentic experiences through its Cruise Global, Connect Local program. The ships stay late in ports, and have a significant amount of overnight stays that allow guests to experience the destinations by day and night. Azamara’s commitment to Destination Immersion coupled with exceptional onboard service and unique destination focused onboard programming offers a unique cruise vacation for those who love travel.
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