UK’s holiday bucket list longer than ever before

Royal Caribbean has revealed the ultimate holiday bucket list for 2021 and beyond, spanning 16,357 miles, taking 11 years to complete and costing a total of £35,790. A survey shows nearly half of UK holidaymakers’ bucket lists are longer than ever before since the pandemic, making it clear the UK’s zeal for holidays and experiences…

A Standing Ovation

Ovation of the Seas sailed into Southampton on Sunday April 10 and I was on the waterfront in Hythe waiting to greet her. It’s not very often that I get to see these majestic beasts arrive, as I live in the north of the country, but Sunday was my lucky day and Monday would see…

Is She The New National Anthem? – Anthem of the Seas Review

Anthem of the Seas – where do I even begin? I have just spent 2-nights aboard and I want to tell you everything! The rambling may kick-in, but stay with me! As soon as I boarded, I began exploring, I didn’t even take my case to my cabin – I just dragged it along behind…

Anthem Of The Seas Arrives In Southampton

Anthem of the Seas has arrived in Southampton – her home port for the summer season. At 1,141 feet long, 136 feet wide, with 18 decks, and a guest capacity of 4,905, she was a spectacular sight as she sailed up the Solent and docked in Southampton this morning. There to greet her was future Godmother,…

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery Of Anthem Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean International today officially took delivery of its 23rd ship, Anthem of the Seas, at a signing ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain received the second of the global holiday company’s Quantum-class ships from Meyer Werft Yard’s Managing Partner Bernard Meyer. Anthem of the Seas…

Independence Of The Seas To Return To Southampton

Royal Caribbean announced today the return of Independence of the Seas, the UK’s most popular ship, to Southampton. She will be doing a selection of sailings from Southampton to Europe and the Mediterranean. Itineraries include an exciting selection of three to 14 nights sailings – including  three and four night mini breaks to Paris and Bruges,…

Quantum Of The Seas – Her Conveyance So Far In Pictures

The river conveyance is a unique process for the ships built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Unconventionally situated inland to avoid impact from the storms in the North Seas, Meyer Werft has been sailing ships down the River Ems 32 kilometers to sea since 1795. Quantum of the Seas has already begun…

Royal Caribbean Announces Technology For Quantum Class

“Sidewalk to Ship” in 10 Minutes; Real-time Luggage Tracking; the First of 40,000 Free Windows Tablets for Crew; Exceptional Variety and Choice — oh, and a Robot to Fix Your Drinks Tech-savvy modern travellers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp…

Anthem Of The Seas Facts And Figures

Anthem of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s second Quantum-class ship, shall debut in Southampton in 2014 and I know there are thousands of you out there that literally can’t wait to get aboard! As I know she is already popular with you, I wanted to share the infographic below that I came across yesterday. I know…

Quantum of the Seas To Home Port In Shanghai

Royal Caribbean International has announced that its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, bringing the company’s most innovative ship to the world’s fastest-growing cruise market. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season sailing out of New York Harbor to…