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Royal Caribbean Partners With Make-A-Wish To Help Kids With Critical Illnesses

Royal Caribbean teams up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Cruise line teams up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation [Image Royal Caribbean International on Facebook]
Royal Caribbean International has partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help kids who are battling serious illnesses fulfill their life-changing wishes. This good news story comes as the cruise line invites travelers to donate online and to learn more about the new partnership which also features the Wishes at Sea program.

Royal Caribbean International teams up with Make-A-Wish

Founded in the United States in 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps fulfill the wishes of children with critical illness between the ages of three and 18. Meanwhile, Royal Caribbean International is inviting its guests to donate online through the partnership, including the Wishes at Sea program. Moreover, this will grant the wishes of children from all around the world.

Children enjoying a Royal Caribbean cruise
[Image Royal Caribbean International on Facebook]
Leslie Motter, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish America said in a statement:

As we celebrate World Wish Month, we are grateful to partner with Royal Caribbean International and open a sea of new opportunities for us to fulfill our mission of granting life-changing wishes.

We know that a wish can chart a new course in these children’s lives, and we look forward to having the opportunity to work together to deliver that life-changing impact.

Free room onboard with Royal Caribbean for wish kids

Via the partnership with Make-A-Wish America, the cruise line offers wish kids and their immediate families a free room onboard one of its cruise ships. But that’s not all, as they also receive VIP treatment throughout their cruises, including exclusive experiences, free Wi-Fi and private FlowRider sessions and adventures at Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean’s private island destination.

Kids can go Up, Up & Away in a helium balloon
Kids can go Up, Up & Away in a helium balloon [Image Royal Caribbean International on Facebook]
Here, kids will have access to the most thrilling waterpark in the Caribbean and The Bahamas. This includes a private cabana and a high-flying experience on the Up, Up & Away helium balloon and so much more.

Moreover, according to the press release, the cruise line is planning ahead for the future when they will roll out additional ways for travelers to engage with Make-A-Wish, including walkathons, Walk for Wishes 5Ks and auctions.

Making special and impactful wishes come true

Icon of the Seas
The fun never ends on Icon of the Sea [Image Royal Caribbean International on Facebook]
Speaking of the new exciting partnership, Michael Bayley, President and Chief Executive Officer for Royal Caribbean International said in a statement:

The memories we make with our families and friends on vacation are among the moments that are the most special and impactful, and for wish kids and their families, that very impact can change the course of their lives. We are thrilled and humbled to partner with Make-A-Wish for years to come.

In this partnership, we are in a position to do what we love – delivering memorable vacations – while making a difference in the lives of those at the heart of Royal Caribbean, families, who need it most.

Readers can find out more about the cruise line’s partnership with Make-A-Wish America and how to donate to the cause on its website here.


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