A guide to cruising with Royal Caribbean

18 Jan 2018

When it comes to the cruise industry, Royal Caribbean International are one of the pioneers. With a fleet of outstanding ships designed to WOW guests, Royal Caribbean International is the perfect cruise line to bust those misconceived thoughts that cruising is only for old people.


Royal Caribbean is constantly evolving its product offering. Ever since the cruise line was founded back in the 60s, innovation has been a strong focus. The futuristic Viking Crown Lounge perched around the funnel, has become an iconic symbol of Royal Caribbean’s innovative thinking. Did you know that Royal Caribbean were also the pioneers of the very first multi-storey atrium? This now common feature on cruise ships was introduced on Sovereign of the Seas in 1988 – the largest cruise ship in the world at the time. Today, Royal Caribbean still pushes the boundaries of what’s possible.

Mega Ships

Royal Caribbean has some of the largest cruise ships in the world. Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, and Harmony of the Seas are part of the Oasis class of ships – officially the largest passenger ships in the world. In fact, out of the top 10 largest cruise ships in the world, 7 of them are Royal Caribbean ships. Royal Caribbean don’t just have mega cruise ships. It’s fleet currently consists of 24 stunning vessels. The smallest of the fleet, Empress of the Seas, carries less than 2,000 guests and almost half of Royal Caribbean’s ships are less than 100,000 GT, so there really is a Royal Caribbean ship perfect for everyone.

Creating Memories

A cruise with Royal Caribbean will be filled with WOW moments. First time cruisers will be blown away by the facilities on offer. From ice skating rinks and surf simulators, to robotic bartenders, bumper cars, and sky diving, there’s so many activities onboard for families to enjoy and create lasting memories together. It’s not just facilities that will amaze. Royal Caribbean excel at entertainment. On selected ships, guests can enjoy full musical productions of Grease, Hairspray, We Will Rock You, Cats, and Saturday Night Fever.

Royal Caribbean offers a variety of sailings to all corners of the world. Independence of the Seas and Navigator of the Seas sail from Southampton, and over the years, ‘Indy’ has gained a loyal following with UK cruisers and is one of Britain’s most popular cruise ships with its family friendly activities and spacious accommodation. Speak to one of our friendly sales team on 0800 368 9059 to book a cruise or discover more about Royal Caribbean International.