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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 20, 2012
 
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
   
Republic of Liberia

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
1-11884
98-0081645

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)
   
1050 Caribbean Way, Miami, Florida
33132

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)
   
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 305-539-6000
 
Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 


 
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The following is provided pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, “Results of Operations and Financial Condition” and Item 7.01 of Form 8-K, “Regulation FD Disclosure.”

Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure.
 
        On April 20, 2012, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.  This information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not incorporated by reference into any filing by the Company, whether made before or after the filing of this report, regardless of any general incorporation language in the filing, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits
 
     Exhibit 99.1 - Press release dated April 20, 2012.

 
 

 

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
   
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD.
         
Date:
 April 20, 2012
By:
 /s/ Brian J. Rice
     
Name:
 Brian J. Rice
     
Title:
 Executive Vice President and
 Chief Financial Officer