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Published on : Tuesday, November 12, 2013
After the devastating typhoon in the Philippines bears the cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.. based in Miami in humanitarian aid in the disaster area.”Our hearts go out to those affected,” said Richard D. Fain, chairman and chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.. “More than 12,800 of our employees are at home in the Philippines. We do everything we can to help them, their families and neighbors to this terrible tragedy. ”
Among the staff of the six companies of the Group’s cruise Filipinos form the majority. Royal Caribbean employs 60,000 crew members on 41 ships around the globe.The cruise company helps crew members to contact their relatives in the Philippines. Aboard the Vision of the Seas, near the company’s headquarters in Miami, the management has organized a meeting with more than 200 Filipino crew members on Monday morning and assured support. Every donation of an employee doubled Royal Caribbean. The donation site is: www.worldvision.org / royalcaribbean . Royal Caribbean expects that the volume of donations for the people of the Philippines will amount to 1 million U.S. dollars.
Royal Caribbean is working with the local employment agency Philippine Trans Marine Carriers, Inc. together (PTC) in order to assess the impact of the typhoon on the crew members and their families. This has an emergency team deployed to the worst affected areas in the Philippines and established a central point. Here you can crew members on cruise ships from Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur, CDF Croisières de France, and TUI Cruises are currently traveling, receive support in achieving their family members. Employees who are not currently in use, are also able to report there.
Royal Caribbean also cooperates with World Vision to expand support for the victims. Since 1954 worked in the Philippines, World Vision is a relief teams throughout the country to provide food, hygiene items and shelter and to assess the need for medium and long-term assistance.
The court of caring for sailors, seafaring multireligious house based in Port Everglades, Florida, is holding several on board Royal Caribbean ships in port services, so that is a place where crew members to their senses. Royal Caribbean is intended also to comparable organizations that are crew members in ports around the world to the side.
Source:-Royal Caribbean Cruises