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Cruise Ships Archive

Cruise ship repairing in dry dock
A cruise ship is truly one of the most impressive structures ever built. A floating island, a hotel out on the water; their sheer size and onboard features are something to be marvelled. One question you may be thinking...
Allure of the Seas leaving Fort Lauderdale
Allure of the Seas was launched as a Royal Caribbean Oasis-class ship in 2010. For six years Allure of the Seas was the largest cruise ship in the world, prior to sister ship Harmony of the Seas being launched...
Anthem of the Seas in Southampton Cruise Port 2
Mega-size cruise ships attract resort-style cruise passengers. The sheer size of  Anthem of the Seas allows Royal Caribbean to capture their own slice of the cruise market. The industry is extremely competitive, as are cruise prices, so cruise companies...
FlowRider Allure of the Seas
When planning a cruise vacation, a suitable itinerary and appealing destination remain the most important considerations; however, for those who are new to cruising or haven’t been onboard for a while, a lot has changed. The competitive industry has...
dropping the pilot
As a cruise ship nears port, a small boat pulls up alongside. Often mistaken for a tug boat, the pilot boat (and pilot) perform essential functions in guiding enormous cruise ships into port. Cruise ships visit extremely popular destinations...
Voyager of the Seas Family Panoramic Suite
Since Disney Cruise Line introduced family style accommodations on its newer ships in the 1990’s, the concept has caught on like wildfire. Newer cruise ships are being designed with the entire family in mind, and along with spacious cabins...
Royal Caribbean International Freedom of the Seas cruise ship
Launched in 2006, Freedom of the Seas was the world’s largest cruise ship at that time. Royal Caribbean were expanding their fleet like never before, creating bigger and bolder vessels to capture the imagination of cruise fans and attract...
Ovation of the Seas arriving into Sydney
Ovation of the Seas was built at the famous Meyer Werft shipyards in Germany before commencing official service in Southampton in 2016. Since then the ship has embarked on a Global Odyssey for 52 nights and homeported in China...