MIAMI – Royal Caribbean
International has unveiled 29 new Southeast Asia sailings aboard Mariner
of the Seas.
Starting in November 2014, Mariner of the Seas will homeport
at Singapore and sail three- to five-night itineraries, calling at ports
such as Phuket, Thailand, and Penang, Langkawi and Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang)
A special seven-night itinerary, departing February 11, 2015,
will overnight at Bangkok (Laemchabang), Thailand, and call at Ho Chi Minh
City (Phu My), Vietnam. Mariner of the Seas’ winter season will conclude
with an eight-night itinerary from Singapore to Shanghai (Baoshan), China,
departing on March 7, and featuring an overnight at Hong Kong with calls
at Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) and Xiamen, China.
Guests of Mariner of the Seas enjoy
a wide range of onboard amenities that are still unmatched by any other
cruise line. Mariner of the Seas is among six Royal Caribbean ships that
exclusively feature the DreamWorks Experience at sea. Guests can
partake in parades, themed activities and other onboard events based on
DreamWorks Animation’s popular feature-film characters, including Po of
“Kung Fu Panda;” Shrek and Fiona of “Shrek;” and Alex the Lion, Gloria
the Hippo, and the Penguins from “Madagascar.” The ship also is equipped
with a 3-D movie theater playing the latest DreamWorks Animation films.
Royal Caribbean’s younger guests in
the complimentary and award-winning Adventure Ocean children’s program
can relish in an exhilarating line-up of activities, games and adventures
rooted in the popular DreamWorks Animation films. Guests of all ages can
meet their favorite characters over the DreamWorks Character breakfast
in the main dining room and take advantage of plenty of photo opportunities
throughout the day. Additionally, guests can tune-in to DreamWorks Animation
programming on a dedicated RCTV channel in every stateroom.
Guests also enjoy the industry’s largest
and most premium selection of duty-free shopping, including the first standalone
IWC Schaffhausen boutique and the largest luxury and fashion watch store
at sea. More than 10 of the world’s best-known brands’ cosmetic and perfume
lines, designer accessories and fine leather handbags from Coach, Burberry
and Michael Kors, and nearly 30 brands of high-end watches are available
The ship’s Casino Royale delivers the
next level of world-class gaming. Guests can join in more than 30 table
games and have a choice of nearly 300 slot machines throughout the 9,600
sq. ft. space. Additionally, high-rollers also will have exclusive access
to parlors for high-stakes gaming in comfort, style and privacy.
Furthermore, Mariner of the Seas is
one of Royal Caribbean’s Voyager class of ships, which first introduced
the active cruise vacation concept. The ships feature iconic Royal Caribbean
International amenities such as the rock-climbing wall, ice-skating rink,
a nine-hole mini-golf course, full-size basketball and sports court, and
the Royal Promenade, a boulevard that stretches nearly the length of the
ship and is flanked by restaurants, lounges and boutiques.
As the one true global cruise brand,
Royal Caribbean International caters to an international clientele and
deploys its cruise ships throughout the world. On Mariner of the Seas’
Asia cruises, Royal Caribbean offers a culturally enriching cruise experience,
in which vacationers will find that the majority of fellow guests are from
the Asia-Pacific region and speak languages from the region. While guests
will enjoy a more authentic regional experience, including additional onboard
choices that reflect the region’s tastes and flavors, English is always
spoken by the ship’s staff and crew.
Royal Caribbean International is an
award-winning global cruise brand with a 40-year legacy of innovation and
introducing industry “firsts” never before seen at sea. The cruise
line features an expansive and unmatched array of features and amenities
only found on Royal Caribbean including, jaw-dropping, Broadway-style entertainment
and industry-acclaimed programming that appeals to families and adventurous
vacationers alike. Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSE: RCL),
the cruise line sails 21 of the world’s most innovative cruise ships to
the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, South America,
the Far East, and Australia and New Zealand. World renowned for its friendly
and engaging Gold Anchor Service, delivered by every staff and crew member,
Royal Caribbean has been voted “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 10 consecutive
years in the Travel Weekly Reader’s Choice Awards.
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