Royal Caribbean Floats Out Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s fifth Oasis-class ship, Wonder of the Seas, has been transferred to the fitting out dock at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. This was also the first time the ship’s hull has touched water since construction began with the first block being placed in October 2019. Originally scheduled to arrive in 2021, Wonder of the Seas will take the title as world’s largest cruise ship, currently held by sister ship Symphony of the Seas. Being built to suit the Chinese cruise market, Wonder of the Seas will…

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Royal Caribbean’s New Approach to Lifeboat Drills

Anyone that has taken a cruise before, knows the least favorite part is the mandatory muster drill. For years, guests have been required to attend these drills en masse, with literally thousands of guests all moving in the same direction at the same time. Thankfully, with the introduction of  the Oasis class ships from Royal Caribbean over a decade ago, guests stopped having to carry their life vests from their cabins to the drills. On newer ships, we’ve also seen a move to having guests attend the drills in indoor…

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Royal Caribbean Officially Postpones Several Dry Docks

There has been much speculation recently about the status of major dry docks involving cruise ships from Royal Caribbean. Many were scheduled to commence right as the cruise industry paused all operations. Today, Royal Caribbean sent out an official notice to travel partners and media that Amplifications for four of their ships are postponed indefinitely. Due to the impact of COVID-19 and given the closure of shipyards along with the disruption to the supply chain, Royal Caribbean® would like to make you aware of some updates regarding Allure of the Seas®, Explorer…

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Royal Caribbean Opens Coco Beach Club at CocoCay

Coco Beach Club

Royal Caribbean’s next evolution at their Perfect Day at CocoCay island destination has welcomed the first guests to the new Coco Beach Club. Also Watch: Perfect Day at CocoCay – Full Island Tour & Tips The opening of Coco Beach Club marks the completion of the $250 million transformation – and phase one – of Perfect Day at CocoCay. The exclusive beach club touts the first floating cabanas in The Bahamas, an oceanfront infinity pool, beach cabanas, a dedicated restaurant with upscale dining and an exclusive bar. Rounding out Perfect…

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Cruising Canaveral: Before You Board Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas

The Harmony of the Seas joined Royal Caribbean’s fleet in 2016. She is currently the second largest cruise ship in the world, accommodating up to 6,687 passengers. If you’re planning to cruise on the Harmony of the Seas out of Port Canaveral, we’ve got a ship overview, travel tips for before and after your cruise, and a discount code to kick off your vacation right. Harmony of the Seas – Ship Overview The Harmony of the Seas enhanced the popular Oasis Class design and features found on sister ships Oasis…

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