Royal Caribbean to Sail Caribbean Itineraries From Gulf Coast Ports for Thee Ships


Mariner of the Seas will be homeporting in Galveston, Texas, while Voyager of the Seas will be homeporting in Crescent City, Calif. // (c) 2011 Royal Caribbean International.

Royal Caribbean International is sailing three of the cruise line’s ships to the Caribbean from Gulf Coast ports. Galveston, Texas welcomes Mariner of the Seas, and on Nov. 12, 2011, Voyager of the Seas arrives into New Orleans, La. and Jewel of the Seas into Tampa, Fla. Guests will enjoy several exclusive onboard amenities including Gold Anchor Service.

To celebrate Voyager of the Seas' decision to homeport in Crescent City, Royal Caribbean is teaming up with Republic Nashville to treat Royal Caribbean’s Crown and Anchor Society members to a live performance by Martina McBride.  The four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year is scheduled to perform aboard Voyager of the Seas on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011.

Now through April 2012, Royal Caribbean is offering vacationers a variety of options to choose from:

New OrleansVoyager of the Seas sails seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries, visiting Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Falmouth, Jamaica. The first of the Voyager-class of ships that introduced active cruise vacationing, Voyager of the Seas features the cruise line’s exclusive onboard amenities, such as a rock-climbing wall, the Studio B ice-skating rink, nine-hole mini-golf course, an in-line skating track, a full-size basketball court and the Royal Promenade, a boulevard of boutiques, restaurants and lounges and bars. Cruise fares start at $499 per guest, double occupancy.

GalvestonMariner of the Seas also offers seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries starting at $549 per guest, double occupancy, visiting Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Falmouth, Jamaica.  Mariner of the Seas’ guests sailing from Galveston also will enjoy the same onboard amenities as Voyager of the Seas.

TampaJewel of the Seas, which offers four and five-night Western Caribbean itineraries to Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico, starting at $329 per guest, double occupancy. Jewel of the Seas is appointed with a 10-story grand Centrum, ocean-view glass elevators offering vistas of the idyllic Caribbean Sea, and self-leveling billiard tables.


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