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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


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 of the Meyer Werft shipyard at Papenburg, Germany.  The 18-deck, 4,180-passenger Quantum...
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Anthem of the Seas infographic

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas has been given the infographic treatment by Cruise1st Anthem of the Seas is Royal Caribbean's second ship in its Quantum class and boasts many impressive details which Cruise 1st has...

Jamie Oliver reveals menus for Quantum of the Seas

Jamie Oliver has revealed the menus for his Jamie's Italian restaurant on board Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas. Speaking at an exclusive event at Jamie's Italian in London's West End, the celebrity chef said...

Quantum of the Seas to home port in China

Royal Caribbean has announced that their new ship launching in November, Quantum of the Seas, is to home port in Shanghai, China from 2015. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following its...
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Jamie Oliver to open first restaurant at sea

Royal Caribbean has announced it is to open the first restaurant by British chef, Jamie Oliver, at sea. The popular eatery, Jamie's Italian, will feature on board the two ships: Quantum of the Seas and...

Royal Caribbean says no bending it like Beckham in Port Miami

Royal Caribbean has announced its opposition to plans by soccer legend David Beckham to build a new soccer stadium in Port Miami. The cruise line reportedly has its own plans to develop the 12 acre...
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Summer 2015 sailings revealed for Anthem of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International has today revealed its itineraries for summer 2015 for Anthem of the Seas. Sailing from Southampton,  Anthem of the Seas is Royal Caribbean International’s second Quantum-class ship.  The new itineraries revealed today...

Cruising with kids in the Mediterranean

Can you persuade two Minecraft-obsessed children and a cruise-phobic husband to enjoy their first family holiday at sea? Laura Driver finds out... As we looked up – and up – at the magnificent Navigator of...
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Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas to call Barcelona home

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas will call the Mediterranean home from summer 2015. Allure of the Seas will arrive in Barcelona on 3 May 2015 and will offer cruises from the Spanish port until October 2015. This...
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Tom Daley hits the FlowRider on Royal Caribbean

British olympian, Tom Daley, takes the plunge on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas British diving champion, Tom Daley, star of ITV's Splash, had a go at surfing on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas...

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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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