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Ports, Royal Caribbean

China, Asia-Pacific region beckon Voyager of the Seas

By Michael Coleman VENICE, Italy — July 30, 2011 – The largest cruise ship in the world, just a decade ago, is set to make a big splash in the world’s largest market. Voyager of the Seas, the globe’s most innovative cruise ship when it was launched in Nov. 1999 and which spawned the large …...

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Voyager of the Seas dazzles a decade later

By Michael Coleman VENICE, Italy, July 29, 2011 – Voyager of the Seas, a marvel of engineering, foresight and ingenuity, still shines bright just over a decade after her launch. Once the world’s largest cruise ship — it took three years and some 10 million man hours to build before it debuted in Nov. 1999 …...

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Europe, Royal Caribbean

Follow us in the Mediterranean aboard Voyager of the Seas

By Michael Coleman Royal Caribbean’s 3,114-passenger Voyager of the Seas is in the midst of a 7-night roundtrip Mediterranean journey from Venice, Italy, this week. Just over a decade ago it was the largest cruise ship in the world. Today, five other ships within the Royal Caribbean fleet alone are larger, but Voyager at 137,276...

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Dining, Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean planing a fleet wide ship revitalization

By Jackie Roseboom Royal Caribbean has announced it will bring the latest innovations to all their ships and introduce the highest guest-rated programs from its Oasis-class ships. Coming soon at are a variety of new onboard dining and entertainment options, pervasive Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations and more. “The Royal Advantage...

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Cunard, Entertainment, MSC, NCL, Princess, Royal Caribbean

Cruise lines celebrating the royal wedding at sea

By Jackie Roseboom Many businesses are celebrating the Royal Wedding by offering their guests a viewing party and special offerings, and the cruise industry is no exception. From small viewing areas to lavish parties, it will all be available at sea. Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean is celebrating the upcoming British royal...

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Project Sunshine – Royal Caribbean’s next generation ship to launch in 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed a letter of intent with shipyard Meyer Werft to build the first of a new generation of cruise ships. Developed under the code-name “Project Sunshine,” the new vessel design incorporates new and exciting features that take advantage of the best of Royal Caribbean’s experience and imagination. The...

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Entertainment, Royal Caribbean

Entertainment is a big Allure to Royal Caribbean’s newest ship

By Jackie Roseboom Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas is nicknamed the entertainment ship for good reasons. There’s so much to see and do, you’ll have a hard time seeing it all – even on a seven day cruise. But you’ll have fun trying. While its sister ship, Oasis of the Seas, has “Hairspray,” the...

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Royal Caribbean makes major changes to its Crown & Anchor program

Royal Caribbean International has made some changes to its Crown & Anchor Society guest loyalty program. Instead of getting credit for each cruise, guests will get a Cruise Point for each night onboard. They’ve also added two new membership tiers and enhanced the member’s website. The new system to earn tier status when...

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Disney, Royal Caribbean

Follow us on the Disney Dream and Allure of the Seas this week

Cruise News Weekly staff will be boarding the two newest cruise ships in the water this week and you can follow along on our social media sites. We’ll be boarding the brand new Disney Dream on Wednesday, Jan. 19 for a two night preview. And starting Sunday, Jan. 16, we’ll be on Royal Caribbean’s brand …...

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Ship Review: World’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas makes her debut

Royal Caribbean’s newest ship has launched. The Allure of the Seas is being dubbed an “Entertainment Ship”. There are so many things to do onboard, it’s hard to know where to start. Click Here to read the full review....

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