Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum-Class Ship

-Quantum_of_the_Seas-_and_-Anthem_of_the_Seas--sections_at_Meyer_WerftRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany to order a fifth Quantum-class ship, to be delivered in the fall of 2020. The announcement came on Tuesday, a day before the line’s second Quantum-class ship, Anthem of the Seas, arrived in its permanent homeport of Bayonne, New Jersey, Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Lays Keel for Another Record Size Oasis Class Ship

MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas_SternThe STX Shipyard in St. Nazaire, France officially began construction on another record size cruise ship for Royal Caribbean. An official keel-laying ceremony for the fourth vessel in hugely successful Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class series was held on Thursday. Continue reading

Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas to Get a Texas-sized Makeover

Liberty_of_the_Seas_La_Spezia_(_Royal_Caribbean_International)Liberty of the Seas will receive what Royal Caribbean International is calling a “Texas-sized makeover” from bow to stern in early 2016, says a recent news release.

After spending a month in dry dock during February 2016, the 3,634 guest ship will emerge with a refurbishment featuring an impressive array of exciting enhancements including Continue reading

Cruise Lines Change Itineraries due to Hurricane Joaquin

591px-Hurricane_ElenaCruise lines are adjusting their ship itineraries to avoid Hurricane Joaquin. Ships operated by six cruise lines — Carnival, Crystal, Disney, Norwegian, Princess and Royal Caribbean — have switched up itineraries as Hurricane Joaquin gains strength in the Atlantic.

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Disney Magic vs. Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas

Which cruise line has the best ship for families?

450px-Disney_Magic_1Unveiled in 1998, the 1,754-passenger Disney Magic underwent a massive makeover in late 2013 and recently added AquaDunk, a 37-foot-tall body slide, a new outdoor kids zone- AquaLab, multiple deck-top pool areas and indoor children’s zones covering almost an entire deck. Continue reading