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Royal Caribbean is one of the most popular cruise lines in the world. In fact, it was recently ranked the number one cruise line for travelers in a new trends report.
If you have never been on a cruise before, Royal Caribbean is a great cruise line to choose because it offers something for everyone and has a good reputation and high customer satisfaction rating. Many cruise ships are loyal to Royal Caribbean and do not travel with any other cruise line.
Royal Caribbean made headlines last year when it announced icon of the seaswhich will become the world’s largest cruise ship when it debuts in January 2024.
This ship will accommodate a staggering 5,610 guests across 18 passenger decks. The ship also features seven pools, eight different « neighborhoods » to explore, more than 40 restaurants, cafes, and bars, and half a dozen water slides and attractions.
However, icon of the seas it may not actually be the best option for first-time travelers.
This massive ship can be overwhelming if you’ve never been on a cruise before, and it’s only offering 7-night Caribbean cruises from Miami, Florida in 2023.
Because utopia of the seas it is perfect for your first cruise
Royal Caribbean is also launch of another new cruise in 2024.
Although icon of the seas got a lot of press because it will be the biggest cruise ship in the world when it arrives, Royal Caribbean is debuting a new ship called utopia of the seas in 2024 too.
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This boat is actually a better option for first time boaters.
utopia of the seasSet to start sailing in June 2024, it is part of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis class of ships. These ships are packed with amenities and utopia of the seas It will have more than 20 dining options, 20 bars and entertainment venues, five pools, slides and more.
However, it will be the only Oasis-class ship to exclusively sail 3- and 4-night Bahamas itineraries from Port Canaveral, Florida.
This is one of the only extra-large ships to run such short itineraries. Most of the ships that do these cruises are older and smaller.
But utopia of the seas It will give first time cruisers a taste of what a cruise is like. You’ll be able to enjoy all the comforts of an Oasis-class ship without having to commit to a 7-night (or more) cruise.
Where could it be utopia of the seas Go?
utopia of the seas will sail exclusively in the Bahamas from Port Canaveral during her first season. You can spend a day in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, as well as CocoCay, Royal Caribbean’s private island.
According to Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley, this new ship is perfect for « vacationers [who] they seek to make every moment count by celebrating and recharging with their friends and family. We have combined the best of the best to create the greatest weekend in the world for everyone.”
With all voyages in 2024 being just 3-4 nights, first-time passengers can spend a long weekend trying out this rapidly growing style of travel before committing to a longer cruise.
The Bahamas offer something for everyone, whether you want to spend a relaxing day on the beach, enjoy an island tour, or try an outdoor adventure activity.
Royal Caribbean’s private island, CocoCay, has been named Best Cruise Line Private Island for three years in a row and offers two private beaches, pools, more than a dozen waterslides, and multiple swim-up bars and dining options.
Hideaway Beach, an adults-only retreat, is also set to open on the island in 2024.
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