In Quantum of the Seas' Focus Photo Gallery, gone are the thousands of prints that cruisers typically have to thumb through to find their pictures aboard a ship. There aren't even print photos placed in personal stateroom folders, as in some vessels' newer or updated galleries.
The International Maritime Organization will consider the possible extension to existing passenger ships of the SOLAS requirement relating to computerized stability support for the master in case of flooding and a new item on watertight doors maintenance.
Ctrip.com International's cruise booking business continued its strong growth in the third quarter, delivering a triple-digit gain, and SkySea Cruises, the new joint venture with Royal Caribbean, is expected to establish a 'strategic foothold' in the fast-growing Chinese market, company management said Wednesday.
Kelvin Tan, commercial director Asia Pacific for Celebrity Cruises, called the Ctrip.com International-Royal Caribbean venture SkySea Cruises another ‘dynamic shift’ in the way cruises are sold in China.
Before cruisers can have their drinks mixed by robot bartenders, soar above the ship in the North Star viewing capsule, try the sensation of sky-diving, swing on a circus trapeze or bash around in a bumper car, there is the bear.
Total ships: 29
Total berths: 92,195
Total Order Book Value:$22,119,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$270,179