Royal Caribbean is about to launch the biggest cruise ship of all time, Symphony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean is about to launch the biggest cruise ship of all time, Symphony of the Seas.
The brand new vessel will be the latest in the Royal Caribbean’s impressive fleet, and the largest in the world.
As the ship’s completion looms, Royal Caribbean has revealed new details about its features, all underpinned by a strong theme of adventure.
Cutting-edge innovation and pioneering technology are at the forefront of the cruise ship’s design.
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas cruise ship – new details revealed
One of the key features is a Bionic Bar, where robotic bartenders will serve guests drinks.
The futuristic Rising Tide Bar will transport guests from Royal Promenade to Central Park.
Symphony will also host the world’s tallest slide at sea with the Ultimate Abyss thrill ride.
New accommodation dubbed the Ultimate Family Suite will span two levels, housing a cinema room with popcorn machine, in-room slide, LEGO wall, air-hockey table and whirlpool on the balcony.
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas cruise ship will feature new family suites
A seafood brasserie, fresh Mexican restaurant and sweet shop called Sugar Beach will all tempt travellers’ tastebuds.
Over in the AquaTheatre, guests will be blown away by entertainment including Hairspray the musical and aqua acrobatic show HiRo.
Set to be delivered in April 2018, Symphony of the Seas will span 1,188ft in length, stretching 215ft wide.
Covering a total of 16 decks, the giant ship will weigh 230,000 gross tonnes.
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas cruise ship will feature Hairspray the musical
Symphony of the Seas will have capacity for 5,494 guests based on double occupancy, just eclipsing the 5,479 on Harmony of the Seas.
That includes a grand total of 2,775 guest rooms, 28 more than the current world’s largest cruise.
From April next year, the enormous ship will travel around Europe, stopping at Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca in Spain, Provence in France and Florence, Pisa, Rome and Naples in Italy.
Symphony will sail to the new Port Miami Terminal A by October.