With Captain Srecko %u201CFelix%u201D Ban at the helm, the ship will begin her journey today to Southampton, U.K., where she will welcome her first guests on November 2, for a trans-Atlantic voyage to her home port of Cape Liberty Cruise Port, Bayonne, New Jersey. Fans and enthusiasts are invited to follow Quantum of the Seas through daily webisodes on RoyalCaribbeanPressCenter.com and also by following @RoyalCaribPR on Twitter.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL TAKES DELIVERY OF QUANTUM OF THE SEAS
Royal Caribbean International took delivery today of the newest addition to the cruise lines fleet, Quantum of the Seas, from Meyer Werft Yard.
Quantum of the Seas will sail from New York harbor to the Bahamas and the Caribbean for her inaugural season before departing for her new homeport of Shanghai (Baoshan), China, in May 2015. Sister-ship Anthem of the Seas will debut in Southampton in April 2015 and sail Mediterranean itineraries.
Quantum-class ships are the worlds most technologically advanced in the world with boatloads of bandwidth which allow the cruise line to offer unprecedented connectivity %u2013 500 times more than any other cruise ship; easy-to-use systems that expand guest choices and simplify schedules, plus, RFID technology that speeds up the boarding process and allows guest to track their luggage every step of the way.
The ships offer new unprecedented features, such as RipCord by iFLY, the first skydiving experience at sea; the North Star, an engineering marvel that transports guests more than 300 feet above the ocean; SeaPlex, the largest indoor sports and entertainment complex at sea with bumper cars, roller skating and more; as well as the Bionic Bar powered by Makr Shakr which features the worlds first robotic
The ships also showcase the cruise lines largest and most advanced
staterooms ever, including the industrys first-ever staterooms with Virtual Balconies,
which offer expansive, real-time views of the ocean and exciting destinations from
every interior stateroom.
Quantum-class ships span 16 guest decks; encompass 167,800 gross registered
tons; carry 4,180 guests at double occupancy; and feature 2,090 staterooms.
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