biggest! Over a decade ago, Royal Caribbean launched the first of
the modern mega-cruise liners and continues to be an all-around
favorite of passengers who enjoy traditional cruising ambiance with
a touch of daring and whimsy tossed in. Plunging into the
twenty-first century, Royal Caribbean has introduced such new and
unheard of features as rock climbing walls, ice skating rinks, and
even the first surfing simulator on a cruise ship. What's next?
ships are topped by the company’s distinctive signature Viking
Crown Lounge. These lofty perches allow passengers to contemplate
the passing seascape by day and dance away the night in a disco high
above the water. Expansive
atriums and the generous use of brass and floor to ceiling glass
windows give each ship a sense of spaciousness and style.
Dining is an
International experience with changing nightly themes and cuisines
from around the world.
and Southern Caribbean; Alaska; Bermuda; Panama Canal; Mexico,
Hawaii; Europe; Transatlantic; Asia.
cruises have a broad appeal with something for everyone. Families
are partial to the newer vessels that have larger staterooms and
seemingly endless choices of activities and alternative dining
options. A variety of lounges and high-energy stage shows draw the
young and young at heart out to mingle and dance the night away.
The over-55 age group is attracted to longer cruises and more
age-appropriate activities are designed for children ages 3 through
17 and evening babysitting services are available.
On the newest ships, teen centers with a disco satisfy even
the pickiest teenagers. A flat rate soda card program is a bonus for
family budgets. Children can have all the fountain soft drinks they
desire for a nominal charge. Drawbacks for families are the small
standard cabins in the older vessels and the lack of self-service
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description of its unique qualities.
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