Royal Caribbean Arabia recently launched its Arabic brochure for summer 2014 luxury cruise programmes. The newly launched brochures of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, is now available in both English and Arabic contain.
The launch also witnessed an update on the new Quantum class of ships will combine a new set of first-at-sea innovations that such as RipCord by iFly®, a sky diving simulator; North Star, which lifts guests 300ft above sea level; and bumper cars within SeaPlex. Other entertainment includes two music venues- Two70° and Music Hall. The Quantum of the Seas will launch in November 2014 and will homeport in Cape Liberty, in Bayonne, NJ, with winter sailings to Bahamas and Caribbean. Anthem of the Seas will be based in Europe when it is launched in Spring 2015. Anthem of the Seas will call Southampton home in April 2015 and offer cruises to the Mediterranean before being based in Fort Lauderdale for the winter months.
Lakshmi Durai, executive director (Middle East) for Royal Caribbean Arabia, said: “Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises also have a line up of voyages for 2014. Celebrity Cruises is expanding its Europe line-up in 2014 to offer a series of seven night cruises that can be taken alone or enjoyed back-to-back as 14-, 21- or 28-night cruises with all new ports on each leg.”
Royal Caribbean secures third Quantum ship funding
Royal Caribbean has secured a EUR637 million (US$877m) loan to finance the build of its third Quantum class ship. German credit firm Hermes has agreed to guarantee 95% of the loan, a post on the Royal Caribbean blog confirmed. The ship will be completed in mid-2016 and will be the sister ship to Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas. The name of the third ship is yet to be announced.