When Royal Caribbean announced in detail more about the Quantum, they dropped that she will be homeported in Bayonne, essentially replacing the Explorer of the Seas and directly competing with the Norwegian Breakaway. The Quantum will feature 7-12 night Caribbean routes starting with the maiden voyage of November 23, 2014. The 7-Nights go to the [...]
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via Royal Caribbean: Royal Caribbean International’s Brilliance of the Seas has reemerged from a $30 million drydock ready to WOW guests. The 2,100 guest ship will now offer vacationers signature Royal Caribbean amenities first introduced aboard Oasis-class ships including five new dining concepts, an exhilarating aerial entertainment experience and technology advancements allowing guests to stay [...]
click for larger click here for original Just made the above complete Deck plans for Royal Caribbean’s newest ship. I’ll be adding it to our New Ship archives shortly. So for now, you can enjoy the above.
By now I’m sure you’ve all seen the big announcement by Royal Caribbean regarding the Quantum of the Seas. This ship packs ‘WOW.’ Everything from bumpercars to skydiving to the North Star observation arm (pictured below) is never before seen at sea. The ship is full of all sorts of venues. But is it too [...]
Very clever move by Royal Caribbean here. Traditionally vessels will drydock in the Grand Bahama Shipyard in Freeport. However there are very few drydocks that are capable of fitting vessels the size of Oasis and Allure. Most of them are in Asia, the Middle East or Europe. Royal Caribbean chose Europe as the drydock of [...]
Here’s a crazy story. According to one of my sources, the Captain of the Oasis of the Seas (Capt Patrik Dahlgren I believe) was onboard the Carnival Dream when she had the ‘blackout.’ He was enjoying a lunch and then the lights flickered. I had no idea that Captains visited other lines vessels. Pretty cool!
The Tuesdays at Cruise Shipping (and before that Seatrade) Miami are the biggest. It all kicks off with the State of the Industry conference. Heads of all the major lines are on stage at once. Can’t think of many other industries where CEO’s are even in the same room. Here’s the rundown of what happened [...]
This appears to be the case. It looks like all the Carnival Fascination’s cruises that would have stopped at Key West will now anchor off of Little Stirrup Cay, better known as Coco Cay to Royal Caribbean fans. I think I have a guess as to why: The vessel homeports in Jacksonville. The trip from [...]
From Royal Caribbean: KEY HIGHLIGHTS Results For the Full Year 2012: Full year Net Yields increased 3.0% on a Constant-Currency basis; 1.5% As-Reported; Net Cruise Costs ("NCC") excluding fuel increased 4.2% on a Constant-Currency basis; 2.7% As-Reported; Net income before the non-cash impairment charge described below was $432.2 million, or $1.97 per share, versus net [...]
And they are: Quantum of the Seas (2014) Anthem of the Seas (2015) Just like the names rumored….