A reader of Cruise Law News sent us a humorous tweet from Royal Caribbean. The problem is that the cruise line didn’t intend it to be funny.
Royal Caribbean tweeted a photograph of the Allure of the Seas (below left) with the caption "Full speed ahead."
There is currently a debate in the cruise community between those die-hard cruise supporters who think the propulsion problems are a lot to do about nothing and those cruisers who are annoyed that their expensive cruise vacations involve leaving some cruise ports early and arriving late at others and missing some excursions in the process.
I won’t jump into that argument except to say that the cruise line is not helping its reputation by keeping its usually loyal-to-Royal customers in the dark.
I’m not the first to comment on the "full speed ahead" caption showing the Allure tearing up the waves.
Others on Twitter have had their fun.
@MartinosCafe tweeted: "@Royal Caribbean Is that your way of telling us the ship is fixed?"
And @linerlovers tweeted: "I wish they WERE at full speed!"
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