Royal Caribbean International released episode 2 of its “Making an Icon” monthly video series, featuring the cruise line’s brand-new ship, Icon of the Seas.
At present, very Little is known about the highly anticipated new ship, which is currently under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Icon of the Seas, which is expected to be the world’s largest cruise set, and Royal Caribbean International’s first ship powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) is scheduled to enter service in Autumn 2023.
Photo: Janne-Petteri Kumpulaine
In episode 2, which premiered on 22 September 2022, no major announcements or reveals about the ship were made. However, in the video glimpse of some of the ship's features were included.
Icon of the Seas has a split superstructure design, like the Oasis-class and is therefore likely to feature a ‘Central Park’ style venue. This could be seen briefly in episode 2. There was also footage of mock-up infinite balcony staterooms.
From episode 2 it was also shown that the ship will feature its name of the hull its giant paint letters, much like the Odyssey of the Seas and Wonder of the Seas. The spherical ‘pearl’ was also seen again, although it is still unclear what this feature might be.
Further details are expected to be unveiled next month, ahead of an event held from the media and press, along with what is likely to be an excited episode 3 of “Making an Icon”.
Episode 2 of “Making an Icon” can be seen below: