An update on the impact of the latest Covid-19 variant, Omicron, has been provided by the Royal Caribbean Group, the parent company of a handful of the world’s leading cruise lines.
The cruise giant stated that more infectious variant has caused significant problems, leading to cruise booking cancellations and disruption for the company. Ormicron is becoming the dominant strain in many countries around the world.
The 168,666 gross tonne Odyssey of the Seas, which is currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, has had a giant name painted on its hull.
The name painted on the bow of the ship measures more than 87 metres in length. That’s longer than eight double decker buses! The ‘O’ alone, in Odyssey of the Seas measures 11.2 metres in height.
The new world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, has been floated out of the dry dock at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
At high tide on 05 September 2020, the 5,448-passenger ship was transferred from the dry dock where it was built, to a nearby basin for the outfitting to commence, expected to last around six months.
Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, which is currently under construction at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France is preparing for its float out.
The giant vessel is due to move from the dry dock to a nearby basin at the shipyard. The float out ceremony will be held on 04 September 2020.
Royal Caribbean International has announced the name of its highly anticipated fifth Oasis-class cruise ship…Wonder of the Seas.
At around 230,000 gross tonnes, Wonder of the Seas will be the world’s largest cruise ship when it debut in 2021.
Royal Caribbean International’s newest cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas is to homeport at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November 2020.
The ship, the second Quantum-Ultra class for the cruise line, will sail on its inaugural cruise from Port Everglades on 05 November 2020.
Royal Caribbean International has announced that its 1992-built cruise ship, Majesty of the Seas, will offer year round cruise from New Orleans.
The 2,767-passenger ship will begin sailing from New Orleans in January 2020. The ship will homeport here until April 2021 and offer week-long cruise itineraries.
Royal Caribbean International has announced it has ordered a third Icon-Class cruise ship which will be delivered in 2025.
The ship, like her two sisters will be constructed at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. The first Icon-Class ship will launch in 2022 and the second 2024.
The ship that revolutionized the cruise industry, Oasis of the Seas, marks its 10-year anniversary with a larger-than-ever, $165 million amplification.
The first to introduce the unique seven-neighborhood concept and one-of-a-kind AquaTheater entertainment venue, Royal Caribbean International’s original gamechanger will set a new standard for family vacations with first-to-brand experiences and the latest Royal Caribbean hits.
Royal Caribbean International has cancelled all sailings from Southampton on board Independence of the Seas in 2020.
The ship will now sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Royal Caribbean International stated the decision was made in response to strong booking interest for their new exciting Caribbean private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay.