Royal Caribbean Announces Its Newest Ship – Icon of the Seas

We typically discuss about Disney cruise ships all around here, but Royal Caribbean Intercontinental has just discovered the first look at its extremely anticipated Icon of the Seas, the most recent ship in its fleet. Retain examining for all of the details on this Giant ship!

The brand new ship will be arriving in late 2023 ahead of its January 2024 debut, the 1st Icon Course ship will be the journey industry’s first-of-its-form mixture of the finest of each and every holiday. From the beach retreat to the vacation resort escape and the topic park adventure, with Icon, every variety of spouse and children and adventurer can knowledge their version of the greatest family members holiday.

With just about every new ship, we elevate the bar in the travel business even though maximizing what our company know and appreciate. From the instant they move on board, each and every knowledge is particularly intended to give them the ideal vacation any place on land and at sea. With Icon of the Seas, we’ve taken this to a new degree and built the greatest household holiday vacation. 

Jason Liberty, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean Group

Chill Island

Chill Island

Whether “family vacation” means acquiring absent as a loved ones, few, or buddies, Icon’s all-encompassing lineup features a wide variety of firsts and following-amount favorites for everybody. There are adrenaline-pumping thrills, such as the greatest waterpark at sea, and unequalled approaches to chill with far more ocean views and swimming pools – one for each working day of the 7 days – than ever right before, additionally a blend of much more than 40 new and returning dining, bar and nightlife options, and cutting-edge enjoyment.

Icon of the Seas is the fruits of a lot more than 50 a long time of delivering unforgettable ordeals and our future daring dedication to people who love to trip. Now much more than at any time, households and close friends are prioritizing encounters where by they can bond and get pleasure from their very own adventures. We established out to produce a trip that will make all that achievable in a single area for the thrill-seekers, the chill enthusiasts and everyone in in between, without compromise. It is this very first-of-its-sort mixture that makes Icon the foreseeable future of relatives holidays, and that future is right here.

Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean Global

Royal Caribbean commences to highlight what’s in store with the initially glance at 8 neighborhoods that come alive working day and night time, including five manufacturer-new adventures and three daring, returning favorites. Each and every a person is a destination in and of alone stuffed with an array of experiences, stay enjoyment, and strategies to get a chunk and a drink so that every person can make reminiscences their way each day.

Thrill Island

Crown’s Edge

Ways to Play Throughout Five New Neighborhoods

  • Thrill Island – Vacationers can check their restrictions, scale new heights and arrive at major speeds at the centre of thrill. This shed island journey is house to highlights like Class 6, the biggest waterpark at sea, with 6 document-breaking slides: Tension Drop and its 66-diploma incline make it the industry’s initially open up no cost-tumble slide the 46-foot-tall Scary Bolt, the tallest fall slide at sea Storm Surge and Hurricane Hunter, the initially family members raft slides at sea with four riders per raft and Storm Chasers, cruising’s initial mat-racing duo. Dwelling on the edge can take new indicating with Crown’s Edge. Section skywalk, aspect ropes training course and component thrill ride, it culminates in a surprising, surprising minute that will see travelers swing 154 ft above the ocean.
  • Chill Island – Amid the seven pools on board, 4 are in this a few-deck slice of paradise. There’s a pool for just about every mood, every single with key ocean views: the vibrant Swim & Tonic, the line’s first swim-up bar at sea Royal Bay Pool, the most significant pool at sea Cloud 17, an older people-only retreat and the serene, infinity-edge Cove Pool. Moreover, The Lime & Coconut returns with four locations, which includes Royal Caribbean’s initial frozen cocktail bar.
  • Surfside – Introducing a community created for young family members from end to stop, where by adults and little ones ages six and under will want to keep and participate in all working day. Grownups can soak up the infinite sights at Water’s Edge pool, as they keep an eye on the young children at Splashaway Bay and Infant Bay. Only methods absent are eating alternatives, sites to lounge, a bar, the signature carousel, an arcade, Adventure Ocean, and Social020 for teenagers.  
  • The Hideaway – Tucked absent, this neighborhood 135 toes higher than the ocean brings together the excellent vibes of beach club scenes around the entire world and the uninterrupted ocean views only a cruise can offer. The first suspended infinity pool at sea is at the center of it all, and it is surrounded by a multilevel sunshine terrace with whirlpools, a selection of seating and a focused bar.
  • AquaDome – Perched at the leading of Icon, what’s in store is a transformational spot compared with any other. In a tranquil oasis by day, company can acquire in wraparound ocean sights and an awe-inspiring waterfall as they take pleasure in a chunk or consume. By night, it gets a vivid put excellent for a night time out, full with dining places, bars and the cruise line’s marquee aqua reveals at the next-level AquaTheater. The signature amusement venue usually takes artistry and chopping-edge technology to new heights, with a reworking pool, 4 robotic arms, point out-of-the-art projection and extra.

About Write-up Author

Jackie Gailey

Senior Editor at The DIS and DCL Lover | Disney Getaway Club Member | Thrilled to have been a ’13/’14 Disney Parks Moms Panelist (now planDisney) | Lover of all matters Disney the Magic of Disneyland, Walt Disney Earth, and Disney Cruise Line | ºoº