Award-winning global cruise brand Royal Caribbean International is bringing back its popular cruise ship Voyager of the Seas with all her unique onboard attractions to Southeast Asia next month, offering a mix of short and long sailings out from Singapore which are expected to appeal strongly to vacationers in the region including Indonesians.
Voyager of the Seas in Southeast Asia
One of the region’s largest and most innovative, this 15-deck high ship can carry more than 4,200 guests in total and offers a wide variety of activities and entertainment for guests of all ages and exclusive to Royal Caribbean. The highlights include the Royal Promenade, a boulevard of duty free boutiques; full-sized sports court with the FlowRider surf simulator, rock-climbing wall and mini-golf; ice-skating rink; and 3D movies, which are included in the cruise fare. There are numerous dining options onboard including the Main Dining Room and Windjammer Cafe buffet restaurant plus the 24-hour Café Promenade, all complimentary. There are also specialty restaurants such as Chops Grille Steakhouse, Giovanni’s Table Italian restaurant, Izumi for Asian cuisine and Johnny Rockets.
Voyager of the Seas’ Southeast Asian seasonruns from September 2018 to June 2019, with over 70 sailings of three to seven nights from Singapore, such as:
- The 4-night cruises to Penang and Phuket – multiple dates from March to June 2019
- The 5-night cruise to Bangkok (Laem Chabang) with an overnight stay – January 28, 2019
- The 7-night cruises to Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Penang, Langkawi and Phuket (overnight) – January 7 and March 4, 2019.
Symphony of the Seas in the Caribbean
Meanwhile, the world’s largest and most revolutionary ship Symphony of the Seas, only launched earlier this year, will be offering sailings to Eastern and Western Caribbean from Miami such as:
- The 4-night cruise to Cozumel – November 9, 2018.
- The 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruises to Basseterre, Charlotte Amalie and Nassau – multiple dates from January to April 2019.
- The 7-night Western Caribbean cruises to Roatan, Puerto Costa Maya, Cozumel and Perfect Day at CocoCay – multiple dates from May 2019.
The new generation Oasis Class ship Symphony of the Seas, is 18 decks high, carries over 6,700 guests and offers a collection of revolutionary activities and experiences. It features the Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea touting a 100 foot dramatic plunge; the multi-level Perfect Storm water slides; 30 stunning TV screens on the Boardwalk that show games from around the world; a 3D movie theatre-style TV room and a kid’s slide in its newest Ultimate Family Suite. These are on top of the Oasis-Class favourites such as the interactive aqua park Splashaway Bay, Central Park, Zip Line and AquaTheatre.
From 2019, Symphony of the Seas’ Caribbean itineraries will include the Perfect Day at CocoCay, Bahamas, the first of Royal Caribbean’s series of unrivalled private island destinations around the world. It features distinct experiences for all ages such as the Thrill Waterpark, with 13 thrilling waterslides and the Caribbean’s largest wave pool; Oasis Lagoon, which has largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean;Up, Up and Away, taking in the highest view in The Bahamas from a helium balloon 450 feet in the air and the exclusive Coco Beach Club, with the first and only overwater cabanas in The Bahamas.
Other Royal Caribbean itinerary highlights for 2019 include Ovation of the Seas’ first Alaska season from May to September, and the new Spectrum of the Seas’ Southeast Asian season in May for three sailings.