Anthem of the Seas Arrives in Southampton

anthem of the seasRoyal Caribbean International's newest Quantum-class ship, the Anthem of the Seas, arrived in Southampton Cruise Port on April 15.

Anthem of the Seas will sail her inaugural spring and summer season from her homeport of Southampton, UK, offering Europe and Mediterranean itineraries. In fall 2015 she will cross the Atlantic to make Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New York Harbor her permanent home, sailing to the Caribbean

Highlights of the new ship include:

New Amenities

The ship's onboard attractions range from North Star, providing guests panoramic views from 300 feet above sea level, to RipCord by iFLY, the first skydiving experience at sea, and SeaPlex, the largest indoor active space at sea that offers bumper cars, a circus school, roller skating and more.

Entertainment

The ship's entertainment lineup includes Two70, where a combination of live performers and technology come together to deliver multidimensional shows and events. The Royal Theater is home to the ship’s two main shows, “We Will Rock You” and “The Gift,” while Music Hall offers live music.

Dining

An all-new Dynamic Dining experience gives guests a selection of 18 restaurant concepts, including five complimentary main dining restaurants, along with the opportunity to choose between Dynamic Dining Choice, which allows guests to decide when, where, and with whom to dine each evening, and Dynamic Dining Classic, which is designed for those who prefer a more traditional experience. In addition, Anthem of the Seas has a lineup of specialty dining restaurants, as well as partnerships with chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Michael Schwartz, and Devin Alexander

Technology

Like its sister ship, Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas offers numerous tech-friendly amenities, including Wi-Fi and RFID technology, virtual views from interior staterooms and robot bartenders. 

Stay tuned to www.travelagentcentral.com for our firsthand impressions of the ship's first sailing, and visit www.RoyalCaribbean.com/AnthemoftheSeas.

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