The New Quantum of the Seas® Boasts Unprecedented “Firsts At Sea”

Quantum of the Seas

The cruise world impatiently awaits the launch of Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum-class ships scheduled to debut in the Fall of 2014.

Royal Caribbean’s ships are known for their leading signature experiences aboard including the FlowRider® surf simulators, Rock Climbing Walls, and Ice-Skating rinks and AquaTheaters. Taking their innovation by leaps and bounds, they’ve introduced even more “groundbreaking” new experiences aboard this up-and-coming class that’s sure to wow the avid cruiser and cruise novices alike.Continue reading

The Duchess of Cambridge Names Royal Princess in a Traditional Bottle-Breaking Ceremony

Princess Cruises, Royal  princess Naming  Ceromony,13.06.2013

Photo Courtesy of Princess Cruises

It’s a nautical tradition that spans thousands of years with ceremonies that can be as intimate or as grandiose as to have preceding soirees leading up to the momentous event—the naming of a ship. This sacred tradition includes an act of breaking a bottle against the hull of a brand-new vessel and a blessing for good fortune and safety of the ship and all of it’s crew and passengers.

Today, in Southhampton, UK, a week-long celebration heralded the most anticipated launching event of the year, the naming of the Royal Princess by the ship’s godmother, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.Continue reading