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Royal Caribbean International cruises have something for everyone. With a fleet of 21 ships visiting more than 170 destinations, the choice of both cruise ships and itineraries is mind-boggling Founded in Norway in 1968, Royal Caribbean was formed from three separate Norwegian shipping lines – their first ship, Song of Norway, was launched in 1970. With a fleet that include's the world's biggest cruise lines and claiming to deliver the ‘wow-factor’, while offering holidays that the current energetic television campaign claims are ‘Way more than a cruise’, this is unashamedly mass-market cruising for the biggest possible audience. Innovations such as on-board rock climbing, surfing simulators and giant whirlpools come as standard, and with a fleet of 21 cruise ships visiting more than 170 destinations, the choice of both ships and itineraries is mind- boggling. Royal Caribbean cruises have, quite simply, something for every taste.

Top 5 features to look out for on Royal Caribbean ships

1. Rock Climbing Walls - Set 200ft above sea level, rock climbing walls are found on almost all ships 2. The FlowRider Surf Simulator - Learn how to ride the waves while cruising on the Freedom Class ships 3. Ice Shows - Voyager of the Seas was the first ship on water to have an on-board ice-skating rink 4. 12-hole Miniature Golf courses - Play a round of miniature golf on 18 of the Royal Caribbean ships 5. Luxurious Spas - Treat yourself to an indulgent spa experience on any of the ships in the fleet Read our guides to Royal Caribbean cruises - Royal Caribbean cabins and food explained - Royal Caribbean Ship Classes explained - Top 5 Royal Caribbean destinations

Royal Caribbean to build world’s largest cruise ship

Royal Caribbean International has announced details of the line’s newest addition to the fleet, Symphony of the Seas, due to arrive in April 2018. Symphony...

Harmony of the Seas makes US debut

Royal Caribbean International’s new ship, Harmony of the Seas – which won Best New Ship at the Cruise Awards 2016 – departed on its maiden voyage from its new permanent...

Harmony of the Seas review

Royal Caribbean’s new ship is the world’s biggest – and it’s also one of the most exciting vessels to set sail this year, says...

VIDEO: Watch Gigi the giraffe on board Anthem of the Seas

Giant creation by French artist Jean-François Fourtou features on Royal Caribbean's newest ship A 10-metre tall carbon fibre giraffe has been installed on deck 15...

Royal Caribbean launches highest definition Google Street View on Quantum of...

Royal Caribbean International partners with Google Maps to create 360° virtual tour of its newest ship The world's first 'smartship' Quantum of the Seas has...

Quantum of the Seas review

Cruise International Editor Liz Jarvis experienced Royal Caribbean's new Smart Ship Quantum of the Seas on a two day inaugural cruise from Southampton. Here...

First Look at Quantum of the Seas in Southampton

Cruise International gets behind-the-scenes look at Royal Caribbean's newest ship Cruise International editor Liz Jarvis was on board 4,180-passenger Quantum of the Seas for a...

Royal Caribbean reveals latest technology on Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean has revealed the latest technological developments that will be featured on their newest Quantum-class ships In a telecast from the shipyard in Germany...

Royal Caribbean to unveil new technology on Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean will be holding a live telecast to unveil game-changing technology on Quantum of the Seas Royal Caribbean International has invited you to join...

VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas float out

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas was successfully floated out this week in Germany Royal Caribbean's newest ship Quantum of the Seas was floated out...

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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