Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to launch as the largest cruise ship in the world

Royal Caribbean have welcomed the Symphony of the Seas cruise ship to their fleet just days before it’s maiden voyage. It is the largest cruise ship in the world, over 238 feet tall and 1,118 feet long – just 20 metres shorter than the Empire State Building. Holding up to 5,518 guests onboard at one […]

Overwater Cabanas Coming Soon to Royal Caribbean’s Private Island

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Ancient DNA sheds light on what happened to the Taino, the native Caribbeans

Enlarge / Reconstruction of a Taino village in Cuba. (credit: Michal Zalewski) The Caribbean was one of the last parts of the Americas to be settled by humans, although scientists don’t agree on when the first settlers arrived or where they came from. Some argue that people probably arrived from the Amazon Basin, where today’s […]

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas: cabins, dining, entertainment and prices explained

Oasis of the Seas was a game-changer for Royal Caribbean when it was launched in 2009.  The 5,400-passenger ship was heralded as an architectural marvel thanks to its 16 decks and seven distinct themed areas including the first real garden at sea – Central Park.  Royal Caribbean now has three Oasis class ships in its […]