The Royal Caribbean International cruise ship company has 24 ships in seven cruise vessel classes including the not so long ago introduced Quantum Class. The Oasis Class that has two cruise ships: Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. The former was the world’s largest cruise ship when it was completed in 2010. It can comfortably hold 6,000 travelers served by close to 2,400 crewmembers. The meticulous construction process of this vessel took STX Europe, the Norway based South Korean subsidiary that was making it, four years to complete and deliver.
Brief Review of the Oasis of the Seas’ Features and Facilities
As a member of the Royal Caribbean International’s premier cruise class, Oasis of the Seas presents every traveler with all the top end comfort levels and finesse possible on the sea. This vessel that truly revolutionized cruising has seven distinct neighborhoods all brought into one to give everyone on board a real feeling of comfort as well as enjoyment. You also have a chance to choose from 25 dining options and share in the fun of the best amphitheater at sea.
Other highlights of this award-winning vessel include 150 square meter luxury suites complete with balconies overlooking the ocean, a miniature course for golf enthusiasts, several lounges and bars, a casino, several night clubs and discotheques, five swimming pools, and several courts for playing outdoor games.
All this and more entertainment provisions are organized into seven great thematic areas that the ship’s management christened “neighborhoods.” The seven neighborhoods are the youth zone, entertainment place, royal promenade, boardwalk, fitness center and spa, central park, and a sports zone complete with pools. The sports zone also has two surf simulators as well as a beach pool with sloped entry.
Schedule Your Oasis of the Seas Cruise Trip
With all these awesome facilities, it is not hard to figure out why this vessel is still figuratively the largest cruise ship in the seas. There are several planned voyages for 2016 and 2017, every deserving traveler can have a piece of the upcoming pie. These cruises are presented as 7-night excursions to the Eastern and Western Caribbean waters and depart from Fort Lauderdale in Florida.
Ports of Call
Eastern Caribbean cruises include ports of call such as Nassau – Bahamas, Charlotte Amalie – St. Thomas and Philipsburg – St. Maarten. Western Caribbean journeys stop at Labadee – Haiti, Falmouth – Jamaica and Cozumel – Mexico.
Cruises that visit alternately both the east and west sides of the Caribbean are the best trips for those looking to soak up some tropical sunshine.
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