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Royal Caribbean has been a household name for decades. Since the 90s, its mission has been to send off passengers in world-class cruise ships packed with exhilarating entertainment options and activities to breathtaking destinations around the world. The internationally known cruise line continues to push the boundaries of cruising and set itself apart from its competition.
According to CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), the cruise industry is the fastest-growing sector in the leisure travel market. With more than 60 ocean cruise lines sailing the world’s waters, cruise enthusiasts are spoilt for choice.
Each cruise line offers passengers different benefits. The chefs of Celebrity Cruises’ exquisitely designed cruise ships craft innovative culinary experiences. Princess Cruises’ passengers can enjoy enriching activities while sailing inspired itineraries. With adults-only pools, revitalising spa treatments, and other onboard experiences and facilities, adults can have their own fun with MSC Cruises. Norwegian Cruise Line’s “freestyle cruising” will allow passengers to dress how they want, eat when they want, and experience what they want.
But how do passengers benefit from Royal Caribbean? We’ve put Cruise1st’s top-selling cruise line under the microscope and are here to tell you why your next cruise holiday should be with Royal Caribbean.
Royal Caribbean drives innovation at sea
Since the cruise line’s founding is the late 1960s, Royal Caribbean has racked up an impressive list of “firsts”. In 1970, the cruise ship Song of Norway went into service as the industry’s first liner adapted for warm weather. In the late 1980s, Sovereign of the Seas hit the waters as the world’s first megaship. This cruise ship was outfitted with glass lifts, sweeping staircases, and other features you would still see in modern-day liners.
The last two decades have seen even more firsts from Royal Caribbean.
- Voyager of the Seas: first ice skating rink and rock-climbing wall at sea
- Freedom of the Seas: first boxing ring and surf simulator, FlowRider, at sea
- Oasis of the Seas: first ship with seven distinct neighbourhoods, an AquaTheatre, and a zipline
- Independence of the Seas: the first virtual reality bungee trampoline ride, Sky Pad, at sea
And it’s not just about firsts; Royal Caribbean also loves breaking records. The ten-storey Ultimate Abyss on Harmony of the Seas is the tallest waterslide at sea, and Navigator of the Seas’ The Blaster is the longest at sea. The four Oasis-class cruise ships are the largest in the world with Symphony of the Seas securing the record.
We can only expect for Royal Caribbean to continue introducing firsts to the industry and breaking even more records.
Royal Caribbean will show you the world
Royal Caribbean’s fleet sails to more than 300 destinations around the globe. Whether you’re after a classic cruise holiday taking in the rays on immaculate white-sand beaches or a city-hopping holiday through bustling European or Asian metropolises, Royal Caribbean will have an enticing itinerary for you.
While most cruise lines only own one private island, Royal Caribbean has two: Perfect Day at CocoCay in the Bahamas and Labadee in Haiti. Get ready for trademark Royal Caribbean fun even off the ship.
The Caribbean and the Bahamas
With roughly 7,000 islands dotting this region’s crystal-clear waters, there’s enough beach for everyone. Trek through the tropical rainforests, explore ancient ruins, and stroll around colonial towns.
Your European adventure can be either warm or cold – your choice! The North Sea will have you exploring the myths and legends of Ireland and Scotland, Scandinavian gems glitter the Baltic Sea coasts, and Mediterranean ports will warmly embrace you.
From cruising past rocky snow-capped mountains and gigantic ice formations to watching humpback whales breaching in the Pacific Ocean, Alaska’s undisturbed wildlife is like no other.
Whether you’re looking for centuries of history; traditions and customs rooted in fascinating cultures; or the natural beauty of tranquil beaches, rolling green hills, and lush forests, Asia has it all…and more.
You don’t need to travel too far from home to enjoy an unforgettable holiday. Go island hopping, dive with vibrant fish and corals, and immerse yourself in local cultures.
Royal Caribbean is perfect for a family holiday
Royal Caribbean stands out when it comes to onboard entertainment that will be heaps of fun for the whole family. Grab a seat and watch some show-stopping performances and original productions whether on the Broadway stage, on ice, or in the water at the AquaTheatre. Different cruise ships have different attractions, and their rock-climbing walls, surf simulators, ice skating rinks, and toboggan runs guarantee family fun.
The wealth of exciting entertainment options and accommodating facilities will delight passengers of all ages. Adults can look for thrills at Casino Royale and in the nightclubs, but if you’re looking to relax, the bars, lounges, and spas will be right up your alley. Whether you’re travelling with teens or infants, your kids will have their own spaces. From the teen disco and adventure science lab to the arcades and imagination studio, a Royal Caribbean cruise is one your kids won’t stop talking about.
Whether it was the innovative industry firsts, record-breaking, alluring itineraries filled with exciting destinations, or family-oriented onboard entertainment that caught your eye, Royal Caribbean will provide you (and your family) with a cruise holiday you’ll never forget. Have a look at our top offers on Royal Caribbean cruises. If you have any questions or need assistance booking your cruise, ring our friendly Australia-based cruise experts on 1300 857 345.