Anthem Of The Seas To Debut In Southampton

Royal Caribbean International has confirmed that its second Quantum-class ship, Anthem of the Seas, will cruise her inaugural season from Southampton when she debuts in spring 2015.   The announcement will be popular with cruisers based in the region and boost Southampton’s cruise offerings. Replacing the Independence of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International expects more than … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Unveils 2014 European Deployments

*Update 27 March 2013 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Oasis of the Seas will move to Europe for a short autumn season in 2014, marking the first time the ship has left Caribbean waters after entering service. Highlights of her deployment include an exclusive preview of the upcoming Quantum-class experience and special programs … Continue reading

Independence Of The Seas To Undergo Enhancement

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International has announced details for the upcoming revitalization of its 3,634-passenger Independence of the Seas in April 2013. The Southampton-based ship will receive a general refurbishment and new dining, entertainment and recreational enhancements as part of a major fleetwide upgrade programme.   Guests will soon be able to enjoy new dining options … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2012 European Deployment

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International unveiled its 2012 Europe cruise deployment earlier this week, becoming the latest cruise line to raise capacity in the fast growing region. In total, the line will have 12 vessels sailing European waters on itineraries ranging from 3 to 16 nights, calling at 101 ports in 34 countries, including maiden visits to Arhus, Kenes and Klaksvik. … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Enhances European Shore Excursions, To Open New Port In Jamaica

Following the announcement last week that it is to upgrade the Freedom of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas with facilities from its Oasis-class ships, cruise operator Royal Caribbean International is unveiling yet more enhancements for cruisers with new shore excursion arrangements across 55 ports in 22 European and Mediterranean countries, allowing guests to create a … Continue reading