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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

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...

Lauren Laverne and Stuart Maconie on the nation’s favourite holiday tunes

Radio DJs and TV presenters Lauren Laverne and Stuart Maconie recently hosted a celebration of music to launch Royal Caribbean's new ship Anthem of the Seas, sailing from Southampton in spring 2015. Speaking at the...

Royal Caribbean will feature Mamma Mia! on Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International has announced that guests will be able to enjoy the hit musical Mamma Mia! on board its new ship Quantum of the Seas. Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Executive Vice President, Operations, Royal Caribbean International...
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Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas to sail from the UK in 2015

After months of speculation, Royal Caribbean International have confirmed that their new cruise ship Anthem of the Seas will sail out of Southampton in 2015. The 4,180-passenger vessel is sister ship to Quantum of the...

Caribbean cruise deals with Cruise1st

Cruise1st have launched big savings on cruise holidays with Royal Caribbean to the Caribbean. A 15-night full-board Caribbean cruise and stay holiday on Freedom of the Seas, including return flights, will cost from just £999pp...

Expert Advice: Top 10 Baltic Sea cruises in 2014

Head north and you’ll find the marvels of Russia, Scandinavia and mainland Europe all rolled into one mesmerising voyage, says Nick Dalton 1. Scandinavian Treasures A luxury cruise spending three days in St Petersburg; intriguingly different...

Royal Caribbean announces cruises for 2014

As the autumn days draw in, start planning your next cruise holiday with this tempting selection. Visit the hot springs of Iceland’s Reykjavik on Royal Caribbean International’s 13-night cruise on Adventure of the Seas departing...

Top 10 cruise lines for foodies

Cruises offer an extraordinary range of dining options at sea, from gastronomic feasts to Michelin-starred celebrity chefs and innovative restaurant design. Here, in no particular order, are 10 of the best 1 Celebrity Cruises Celebrity ships have a...

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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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