Royal Caribbean has announced the death of a passenger on board its nine-month ‘Ultimate World Cruise.’ A fellow passenger named Adita, who posted a TikTok video announcing the cruise’s first death, described the deceased as an elderly lady and mentioned that she saw the body being taken out as she was coming to her room. The video has since been taken down.
In a statement, Royal Caribbean acknowledged the guest’s passing and stated that they are actively providing support and assistance to the loved ones of the deceased. The cruise, which started in Miami in December, is set to visit 65 countries before it concludes. The company mentioned that no further details would be shared out of respect for the privacy of the guest and their family.
The news of the passenger’s death aboard the ‘Ultimate World Cruise’ has cast a somber mood over the extensive voyage, with fellow passengers expressing their condolences and reflecting on the frailty of life. The incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictability of travel and the importance of being prepared for unexpected events when embarking on long journeys. As the cruise continues on its global itinerary, the memory of the deceased passenger will undoubtedly remain in the minds of those on board.