Symphony of the Seas Update – “Neighborhoods”

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the SeasWeighing in at a whopping 230,000 tons, Royal Caribbean International’s 5,535-guest Symphony of the Seas debuts in April 2018.

A host of varied experiences will be offered in the innovative “seven-neighborhoods” each with distinctive features to suit your mood any time. If you can’t seem to get enough of these exciting areas, the ship also boasts neighborhood balcony accommodations overlooking either Boardwalk or Central Park. Comfortable, well-appointed and with fantastic views they make an ideal spot for resting or people-watching.

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New Cruise Ships on the Horizon for 2018

New Cruise Ships for 2018

Great news for cruise lovers, in 2018 you will have the opportunity to be among the first passengers to sail on a variety of amazing brand-new ships. And what incredible ones they will be! Stunning interiors, state-of-the-art designs, innovative amenities, dazzling entertainment, fabulous dining, spectacular accommodations and more will have your family “oohing and aahing.” This is also the ideal time for first-timers to establish their sea-legs.  Some of the most popular names in cruising, including Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line, MSC CruisesNorwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruises will all be introducing unique and special ships.

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Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Edge – New Ship & New Features

Celebrity Edge

The stunning Celebrity Edge will be the first of Celebrity Cruises revolutionary Edge Class ships when she debuts in fall 2018. Taking innovation to new levels, extraordinary features will be introduced on this spectacular 117,000-ton, 2,900-guest vessel.  She will be joined by three siblings, Celebrity Beyond in 2020, with a third and fourth yet unnamed to follow in 2021 and 2022.

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Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Bliss Preview

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Bliss

Excitement is building for the summer 2018 arrival of Norwegian Cruise Line’swanky and state-of-the-art 4,000-guest Norwegian Bliss, the third ship in its popular Breakaway-Plus Class. She will be sailing itineraries in Alaska and the Caribbean among others.  Spotlighting the importance of conservation and ocean preservation, the hull artwork of acclaimed marine life artist Wyland will feature stunning images of humpback whales and their calves.

Highlights

  • Two incredible Observation Lounges
  • The Haven Suite debut
  • Wide range of accommodations

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Carnival Horizon – Previewing Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship

Carnival Horizon

If your family, like many others, has fallen in love with the thrilling Carnival Vista — good news! Her sister ship, the 133,500-ton, 3,936-guest Carnival Horizon, is scheduled to debut in April 2018. As the second of the revolutionary Vista-class series, she will boast many of the same spectacular features, the bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, an IMAX Theatre, dining options for every taste and a huge WaterWorks aqua park featuring Kaleid-o-slide, a thrilling 455-foot-long water tube slide and a mini-racer for kids.

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Cruise into the Future: High-Tech on Deck

New Cruise Ship Innovations

Robotic bartenders, over-the-top entertainment, transformative dining venues, menus you paint with water to read them, super-fast WiFi, virtual portholes and balconies, poolside movie screens, 4D cinemas, simulated golf and Formula F1 racing simulators to name a few; proving that high-tech has taken over the high seas. Guests of all ages will be thrilled with the exciting and innovative activities, amenities and more awaiting them onboard the industries newest cruise ships.

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MSC Meraviglia Preview

MSC Meraviglia Cruise

The 4,500-guest cruise ship, MSC Meraviglia (pronounced mare-a-veel-ya) debuts in the summer of 2017 on a Western Mediterranean itinerary. Meaning “wonder” in Italian, MSC Cruises’ gorgeous new flagship will combine sublime comfort with state-of-the-art technology. She is the first of the line’s ultra-modern 167,600-ton innovative Vista class and one of the world’s largest cruise ships – a destination by itself.

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