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Royal Caribbean Offers Multiple Opportunities to Explore Cuba

Royal Caribbean offers more opportunities than ever to explore Cuba with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas.  Royal Caribbean International’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of 4- and 5-night itineraries from January 2018 through March 2019, more than half offering overnight stays in the city. Empress’ Western Caribbean and Havana sailings... [Read More] The post Royal Caribbean Offers Multiple Opportunities to Explore Cuba appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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More On Royal Caribbean Line’s Newest Addition, Symphony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s newest addition, Symphony of the Seas, will unite with Oasis-class sister Allure of the Seas in November 2018 to offer island-hopping adventures through the Caribbean from the Magic City and add Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis to other marquee Oasis-class ports of call. The 26th ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, Symphony of the... [Read More] The post More On Royal Caribbean Line’s Newest Addition, Symphony of the Seas appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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The Oasis Class: Big, Bold, Enduring

It’s hard to believe, but eight years have passed since the debut of Royal Caribbean’s megawonder, Oasis of the Seas. Back in the fall of 2009, she sailed out of the STX Europe shipyards in Finland and into the history books as the largest cruise ship ever built, and the first cruise ship built with... [Read More] The post The Oasis Class: Big, Bold, Enduring appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Explorer of the Seas Begins Her First Alaska Season

Explorer of the Seas is the second Voyager-class ship. Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean
The launch of Royal Caribbean’s brand-new Harmony of the Seas overshadowed another important event this week: the arrival of Explorer of the Seas in Alaska. The largest ship to ever regularly call on ports that include Seattle, Victoria, Juneau and Skagway, Explorer of the Seas is the biggest ship that Royal Caribbean has ever deployed... [Read More] The post Explorer of the Seas Begins Her First Alaska Season appeared first on Cruise Reviews, Ship Reviews by The Avid Cruiser.
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Five Reasons You Should Sail Aboard Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas, shown here on her sea trials off the coast of France. Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean.
World’s Largest Cruise Ship Isn’t Merely A Clone Of Her Sisters It’s official: Royal Caribbean’s brand-new Harmony of the Seas is the world’s largest cruise ship. The third Oasis Class cruise ship following 2009’s Oasis of the Seas and 2010’s Allure of the Seas bests her predecessors by some 2,000 gross tons. Christened last week... [Read More] The post Five Reasons You Should Sail Aboard Harmony of the Seas appeared first on Cruise Reviews, Ship Reviews by The Avid Cruiser.
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Oasis of the Seas: Revolutionary Ship

Raimund Gschaider, project director for hotel operations for the Oasis-class vessels, tells why Oasis is revolutionary.
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Oasis of the Seas: AquaTheater Suites

Prepare to pony up big, because there are only six AquaTheater Suites, and they will feature what just may be the best views on Oasis.
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