After almost three years of construction, the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, was welcomed by a cheerful crowd after it arrived at the port of Southampton, England.
Not only it’s regarded for its superiority in size, its other milestone is that it’s also the 25th ship of Royal Caribbean International’s international fleet.
“Harmony of the Seas is redefining holidays and intriguing a new generation of travellers with a bold and unexpected line-up of first at sea innovations, while enticing them to explore the world from a new perspective,” said Michael Bayley, president, Royal Caribbean International.
“From thrilling on-board activities and experiences to visiting awe-inspiring destinations across the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, Harmony places guests at the forefront and encourages them to create their own adventures on-board and at every destination.”
Additional information about Harmony of the Seas:
- With more than 500,000 parts, Harmony of the Seas measures 362 meters and weighs 266,963 gross registered tons.
- It has a crew of 2,100 from 77 countries.
- It has 2,747 staterooms.
- It has a 10-storey high ‘Ultimate Abyss’ slide, 23 swimming pools, 20 dining venues, climbing walls, surf simulators, robot bartenders and a casino.
- It has a maximum capacity of 6,780 passengers.
It embarks on a short cruise initial voyage to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It will then proceed to Barcelona where it will launch 34 seven-night tours of the western Mediterranean this summer. By winter, it will sail between Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and the Caribbean in winter.