Royal Caribbean Cruises
has announced its intention to remove trans fats from its cruise ship menus.
According to the cruise line, it has made the decision to take this action in order to continue its demonstrated "devotion" to the health of its passengers.Royal Caribbean Cruises
also reports that it will be the first cruise line to make such a move to becoming trans fat free.
"We've seen a shift in the lifestyle choices of Royal Caribbean guests. Our guests are more active, health-conscious cruisers," commented Michael Bayley, Senior Vice-President of Total Guest Satisfaction.
He added: "Making this investment to upgrade to a healthier option in terms of food preparation is yet another way we can connect with our guests to ensure the best overall cruise experience."
Mr Bayley also noted that their was no question about switching to trans-fat-free oils if food became healthier and continued to satisfy customers.
Trans fats are unsaturated fats that can take the form of monounsaturates or polyunsaturates.