Royal Caribbean International has commenced its first ever homeport cruises from Haifa in Israel aboard Rhapsody of the Seas, a year after it was forced to pull out of the region due […]
Royal Caribbean holds naming ceremony for Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has officially named Odyssey of the Seas, marking her commissioning into the fleet amid her inaugural cruise season to the Caribbean out of Port Everglades.
Odyssey of the Seas debut US cruises pushed back a month due to crew COVID cases
Royal Caribbean International has been forced to delay the inaugural cruises from the US aboard its new cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas due to COVID-19 cases among eight of her crew.
Royal Caribbean to resume cruises from the US in time for Fourth of July weekend
Royal Caribbean has announced a six-ship line-up for its return to cruising from the United States, beginning with a Fourth of July weekend sailing aboard Freedom of the Seas.
Royal Caribbean confirms Odyssey of the Seas Israel cruises cancelled
Royal Caribbean International has confirmed that they are in fact cancelling Odyssey of the Seas Israel cruises amid ongoing conflict between Israeli security forces and Palestinians.
Royal Caribbean monitoring situation, but Odyssey of the Seas Israel plans unchanged
Royal Caribbean is closely monitoring the escalating political tensions in Israel, but thus far does not have any plans to change Odyssey of the Seas Israel cruises out of Haifa.
Royal Caribbean takes delivery of Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean has taken delivery of Odyssey of the Seas, its latest Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship and the 25th ship in the fleet.
What Royal Caribbean’s historic Israel deployment means for Dubai
Royal Caribbean’s decision to homeport Odyssey of the Seas in Israel for the upcoming summer cruise season underscores the growing importance of the Middle East cruise market.
Odyssey of the Seas leaves shipyard, first Royal Caribbean ship to homeport in Israel
Royal Caribbean International’s 25th cruise ship has left the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Germany to begin her sea trials ahead of her deployment to the Middle East. Odyssey of the Seas left the […]
Shipyard backlogs in 2020 due to pandemic create spate of new ship deliveries in 2021
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
Odyssey of the Seas floated out for Royal Caribbean ahead of US debut in 2021
Royal Caribbean‘s new Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas, has taken to the water for the first time, leaving her construction dry dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard this week.
New Royal Caribbean mega ship Odyssey of the Seas gets her name on hull
Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum Ultra class cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas, has received new livery and her name on her hull at the Meyer Werft shipyard.
Royal Caribbean provides delivery update for delayed newbuild Odyssey of the Seas
Odyssey of the Seas, the new Quantum-Ultra class cruise ship from Royal Caribbean, and the first scheduled to cruise in North America, won’t be delivered until April, 2021, according to the line.
Meyer-Werft previews Royal Caribbean’s new Odyssey of the Seas under construction
The German shipyard Meyer-Werft has released new pictures of Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas, its second Quantum Ultra-class ship, under construction.
Odyssey of the Seas gets her Azipods as Meyer-Werft returns to work
Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas, had her multidirectional Azipods installed this week at the Meyer-Werft shipyard.
Top 10 new cruise ships coming in 2020
While there are 24 new cruise ships coming in 2020, we can’t include them all here, so we’ve whittled our list down to the ten that we’re most excited about.
Ship Preview: Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International’s first Quantum Ultra Class cruise ship for the North American market, Odyssey of the Seas, will have the same exterior design and look as her Quantum-class sisters, but will […]
New Odyssey of the Seas to have ‘most action-packed top deck to date’ says Royal Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International’s new Quantum-Ultra class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, the first of the class to sail from North America, will have more entertainment and activity options up top than […]
Royal Caribbean announces US homeport for Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has announced that its second Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas will homeport in Fort Lauderdale from November, 2020.
Keel laid for Royal Caribbean’s 2nd Quantum-Ultra, Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean has marked the second major construction milestone for its second Quantum-Ultra class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, with the keel laid and coins placed for good luck.