The Royal Caribbean’s newest member to the fleet, Wonder of the Seas, is the largest cruise ship in the world with a tonnage of 236,857 GT and a floating entertainment center with 16 guest-dedicated decks.
The highly anticipated cruise is set sailing after 30 months of wait. The ship was completed in January in Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in France. The Royal Caribbean proudly declares this ship as the most innovative vessel of their lineup.
Florida’s Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale is the beginning point of the ship’s maiden cruise. The Cruise offers an onboard 7-night vacation for people of all age groups through April. Later, the ship will be set en route to the Mediterranean, visiting Rome and Barcelona.
With 18 decks, the behemoth of Wonder of the Seas measures 1-188 ft in length and 210 ft in width. 16 decks are dedicated to guests and with activities for their entertainment. It can accommodate 6,988 travellers and additionally a crew of 2,300 members. The ship cruises at the speed of 25 knots (28.7 mph).
The Royal Caribbean has the ship partitioned into eight different parts, each with its unique amenities, including some familiar offerings that can be found on other ships operated by this line. In addition, the Cruise features some exclusive venues as well.
More than 100 performers and technicians will keep the vacationers on board for their entertainment. In addition, the Wonder of Seas assures its guests to create unique memories with their innumerable restaurants, cafes, and bars offering a variety of cuisines, the tallest slide at sea, and even a “Central Park” with more than 20,000 plants. All the details regarding the Cruise, pricing and dates are available on the company’s website.