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Everybody loves to cruise but not all people have the chance to enjoy such pleasure. If you plan to get one, experience the huge adventure and most splendid days at sea with Royal Carribean Cruises!

Integrated in Liberia and based in Miami, Florida, the Royal Carribean Cruises is an American worldwide cruise company. It happens to be the 2nd largest cruise line association around the globe. In March 2009, it possesses three cruise lines – the Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and the Royal Carribean International. Currently, the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has been operating twenty-four ships. As a matter of fact, it still has six more vessels in the process. This cruise line holds 21.9% of the globe’s cruise market.

When did it all start? – The History of Royal Carribean Cruises

The Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was developed in the year 1997 when Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, established in 1968. And, along with the Celebrity Cruises that was established in 1988. The plan was organized to maintain the two cruise line brands independently following the incorporation. Subsequently, the Royal Carribean Cruise Line was relabeled as the Royal Carribean International and the Royal Carribean Cruises Ltd. was created as the recent parent company of both Celebrity Cruises and Royal Carribean International.

The year 2000 marked another history of the Royal Carribean Cruise Line. It is when the third brand was featured in the name of Island Cruises. It has a joint venture with the British First Choice Holidays. Back then, the Island Cruises turned into a casual cruise ship on the Brazilan and British markets. Furthermore, in November 2006, the Royal Caribbean Cruises acquired the Pullmantur Cruises, which was stationed in Madrid, Spain. Since then, the company has rapidly expanded through generating a new line of cruise ships.


The Different Line of Cruise of the Royal Carribean International

  • Legend of the Seas – a vision class having service years from 1995 to 2017
  • Splendour of the Seas – a vision class having years of service from 1996 to 2016
  • Monarch of the Seas – a sovereign class with the years of service from 1991 to 2013
  • Sovereign of the Seas – a sovereign class having years of service from 1998 to 2008
  • Viking Serenade – years in service from 1990 to 2002
  • Song of America – a song of America class from 1982 to 1999
  • Sun Viking – a song of Norway Class being in service from 1972 to 1998
  • Nordic Prince – another song of Norway class having years of service from 1971 to 1995
  • Song of Norway – song of Norway class with the years in service from 1970 to 1997
Mentioned above are the Royal Carribean cruise ships, which are no longer in the fleet. The following are cruise ships still in operation:
  • Empress of the Seas – built in 1990 operating in Bahamas, Carribean, and Cuba
  • Majesty of the Seas – established in 1992 having an area of operation in the Bahamas
  • Grandeur of the Seas – built in 1996 operating in Carribean, Bermuda, New England, and Canada
  • Rhapsody of the Seas – built in 1997 having the area of operation in Carribean and Europe
  • Enchantment of the Seas – established in 1997 administering fleet in Bahamas and Carribean
  • Vision of the Seas – constructed in 1998 operating in Carribean and Europe
  • Voyager of the Seas – constructed in 1999 having its operation in Asia and Australia
  • Explorer of the Seas – built in 2000 having the area of operation in Alaska and South Sea
  • Adventure of the Seas – constructed in 2001 operating in Southern Carribean
  • Navigator of the Seas – built in 2002 operating Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and Carribean
  • Mariner of the Seas – established in 2003 managing fleet in Asia and Carribean
  • Radiance of the Seas – constructed in 2001 operating Alaska, Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific
  • Brilliance of the Seas – built in 2002 operating in Southern and Western Carribean and Europe


The following are more of the Royal Carribean’s line of cruise currently in administering fleet

  • Serenade of the Seas – established in 2003 managing fleet Carribean, North Sea, Canada and New England
  • Jewel of the Seas – constructed in 2004 having its operation in South Carribean and Europe
  • Freedom of the Seas – established in 2006 managing fleet in Eastern and Western Carribean
  • Liberty of the Seas – built in 2007 cruising in the Carribean
  • Independence of the Seas – constructed in 2008 cruising in Europe, Western and Eastern Carribean
  • Oasis of the Seas – established in 2009 cruising in Eastern and Western Carribean
  • Allure of the Seas – constructed in 2010 managing fleet in Eastern and Western Carribean
  • Harmony of the Seas – built in 2016 also operating in Eastern and Western Carribean
  • Quantum of the Seas – established in 2014 having its operation in Asia
  • Anthem of the Seas – built in 2015 managing cruise service in Eastern and Southern Carribean, Bahamas, Bermuda, New England, and Canada
  • Ovation of the Seas – constructed in 2016 operating in Asia and Australia and New Zealand

There are about six cruise ships in the making and are considered the future fleets of the Royal Carribean Cruise Line.



The Royal Carribean Cruise International boasts the most extraordinary vacation at sea and once-in-a-lifetime experience and pleasures. If you are a seeker of relaxation, adventure, exploration, and daredevils, cruising is indeed what you need. The Royal Carribean line of cruises offers exceptional dining and beverage options, shows and nightlife, casino action, celebrations, other excellent services and accessibilities for all kids, teenagers, adults, generally, for the whole family.