We have been trying ahead to the launch of Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas ship for ages, significantly because it’s the most important cruise ship within the world. The large vessel took greater than three years to assemble, and can embark on its maiden Mediterranean voyage on 7 April from Barcelona. The cruise company took supply of the ship on 23 March, and it departed on 31 March on a one-off, five-night preview crusing, calling on Naples and Rome.
It took three years and 4700 shipbuilders and crew to assemble the ship, which has 2200 worldwide crew members from 77 nations. It will homeport in Barcelona for the summer time, and Miami will change into its year-round homeport from November. It has thrilling experiences in retailer for company, together with Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea with a ten-storey plunge, FlowRider, a 40-foot-long surf simulator, and two rock partitions that give views from 40 toes above. There can also be Battle for Planet Z, a glow-in-the-dark laser tag game, and Escape the Rubicon, a custom-built escape room the place company should remedy a group of puzzles earlier than time runs out.
The 25th ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet is 1188 toes lengthy and 238 toes tall, and it’ll welcome 5518 company at double occupancy in 2759 staterooms. The launch of the ship beats the cruise line’s earlier record-holding ship, Harmony of the Seas, which has facilities like a 10-storey slide, a robotic bar and a zip-line. “It is a proud and exhilarating moment to welcome a new member to the family,” says Royal Caribbean president and CEO, Michael Bayley. “Symphony will take family vacationing to an all new level with energy and options never before found in one place.”
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