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Asia 2014 cruises announced

Posted by RCI fans on September 5, 2013 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Royal Caribbean has announced the summer 2014 season for Mariner and Voyager of the Seas. 

The two ships will continue to offer cruises from Shanghai to South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. 

From March 2014 to November 2014, Mariner of the Seas will offer roundtrip cruises out of Shaghai on three to six night cruises calling at Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island and Yeosu.

Voyager of the Seas will start the summer 2014 season with a 10-night itinerary departing Singapore to Tokyo with calls at Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Nagasaki. 

The ship will then sail on a 6-night cruise, followed by two Japan cruises, and  4 and 7-night itineraries. 

Voyager and Legend of the Seas meet in Asia for first time

Posted by RCI fans on March 25, 2013 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Today, two Asian-based Royal Caribbean ships met at Marina Bay Cruise Center in Singapore.

(Photo: Royal Caribbean Asia)

Voyager of the Seas and Legend of the Seas were berthed side by side for the first time. Voyager of the Seas was starting an 8-night cruise to Shanghai while Legend of the Seas was leaving for a 2-night Malacca weekend cruise.

Australia's PR manager Allison Brennan dies

Posted by RCI fans on October 22, 2012 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

e-Travel Blackboard report that Allison Brennan, Royal Caribbean Australia's public relations manager for Australia and New Zealand, has passed away.


The announcement that Allison Brennan had passed away late last week has saddened Australia and the travel industry.

According to the D'Arcy Partnership's Michelle Tan, Ms Brennan passed on Friday due to natural causes.

“As anyone who’s met Allison knows, it’s hard not to be moved by her positivity and joie de vivre,” Ms Tan said. “Hence why even though she had only been with the company for a few months, we are all saddened by the news and she will be deeply missed.”

Ms Brennan, who heavily promoted Voyager of the Seas and the many features to Australian consumers over her short, but impressive career at Royal Caribbean never got to see the largest vessel sail into Australian waters which is due to arrive on November 2nd.

Voyager of the Seas becomes largest cruise ship to visit Busan

Posted by RCI fans on July 21, 2012 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Voyager of the Seas became the largest cruise ship to visit Busan, South Korea on July 19th after she made her maiden call in the port.


Voyager of the Seas docked at the second largest city in South Korea as part of her first cruise season in the far east.


Lee Jae-Myung, Royal Caribbean's representative in South Korea, commented on the occasion, “We are proud to have added yet another popular Korean destination to Voyager of the Seas’ North Asian itineraries.”


“Busan, a cosmopolitan city with breath-taking mix of hills, mountains and the ocean, has always been one of Royal Caribbean’s top destinations in the region. With our multiple calls lined up this season, thousands of international guests will be able to enjoy the city’s scenic beauty, tourist attractions and famous seafood delights.”


Voyager of the Seas will also be calling at Fukuoka and Okinawa on the seven night cruise from Shanghai. Other itineraries include three and five night cruises from Singapore, along with five and seven night cruises from Shanghai and Tianjin. She will be calling at Busan six more times this year.

Royal Caribbean promotes ice rink at sea at Sydney Winter Festival

Posted by RCI fans on July 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Recently appointed PR manager for Royal Caribbean Australia, Allison Brennan, took to the ice to spread the word about their very own ice rink aboard Voyager of the Seas during the Sydney Winter Festival.

Allison Brennan joined Royal Caribbean's commercial manager Adam Armstrong at the Sydney Winter Festival ice rink at Bondi Beach on Thursday to share some fun facts about the Studio B ice rink that will be on board Voyager of the Seas when she arrives in Australia for the first time in November 2012.

The 700-seat venue is set to offer 45-minutes skating sessions at scheduled times on selected sea days, along with evening events including disco skating and rock n’ roll skating with skate hire free of charge.

Complimentary ‘Learn to Skate’ sessions will be offered for beginners while advanced skaters can take advantage of advice from the professional skate team who will be offering lessons for those more adept on the ice.

Twelve professional figure skaters from around the world will take to the ice in “Ice Odyssey”; the 45-minute show that features solo and pair performances.

The 3,840-passenger Voyager of the Seas will arrive at Port Hedland, her first Australian port, on 2 November 2012.

Voyager of the Seas to get the DreamWorks Experience

Posted by RCI fans on July 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Voyager of the Seas, which will be the largest cruise ship in Australia when she starts cruising out of the region in November 2012, will be offering the DreamWorks Experience.


Voyager of the Seas is set to feature popular characters from DreamWorks Madagascar, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Puss in Boots.


Royal Caribbean's Australia and New Zealand Commercial Manager, Adam Armstrong said “Since being introduced on Allure of the Seas in 2010 – and then rolled out to another four ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet – the DreamWorks Experience has been incredibly popular with guests” 


In the main dining room, there will be special breakfasts in addition to photo opportunities with Po from Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Fiona and Puss in Boots from Shrek, King Julien, Alex, Gloria and the Penguins from Madagascar.


Passengers aboard Voyager of the Seas will also be able to meet-and-greet with the characters during appearances throughout the ship, including Voyager’s youth club, Adventure Ocean, where they will be involved in activities including storytelling and dance parties.


There will be a dedicated DreamWorks TV channel which will play programs and movies 24-7. Two street parades will also be scheduled down the Royal Promenade per cruise while DreamWorks films including Puss in Boots and Madagascar 3 will be shown in the 1,350-seat 3D Cinema.