Royal Caribbean reaffirm its ‘Allure of the Seas’ in the Catalan capital in 2015, with an impact of 27 million euros | It will make stops in Mallorca and Málaga.
The Allure of the Seas , the world’s largest with 361.5 meters long and up to 7,400 passengers and 2,300 crew will cruise Barcelona basis between May and October 2015 port , carrying a full season in the Catalan capital. That means the company Royal Carribbean , owns this giant of the seas, has decided to go for the old city with its technologically modern boat ( launched in late 2010 , is the last built of the shipping that is operating ) to replace Liberty of the Seas (4,300 passengers, 1,400 crew and 339 meter vessels ) .
The shipping company has made the official announcement this morning and has detailed scales held in Palma de Mallorca and Málaga . According to the company , the arrival of the vessel at Barcelona ” will be an economic impact of more than 27 million euros in Spain and become a world reference in cruising .” The company expects that the Allure of the Seas passengers traveling over 150,000 in 2015 (300,000 adding scales and shipping ) .
Royal Caribbean already announced early last year that he would use a technical review in Rotterdam Oasis of the Seas , the twin brother of Allure, for bringing these behemoths to Spanish European market and this September , and see their response , and both boats since its launch, operate exclusively in the Caribbean. Specifically had scheduled three cruises departing from Barcelona, which was calculated with transporting 37,000 passengers and generate an economic impact on the city of 4 million euros. And apparently the answer has been powerful enough to decide that the shipping and bet your best ship in the Mediterranean , even before the arrival of the Oasis this coming September 13.
And the port of Barcelona, without any evidence, is considered to be more than ready to accommodate a boat of this size. It is estimated that only serve this ship will require about 500 workers, including baggage handlers , security , truckers to supply food, coach tour operators or stevedores . An operative for the port of Barcelona is ” more than ready ” in the words of its president, Sixtus Cambra , who has always stressed the importance assumed for port arrival flagship company Royal Caribbean.
Overview of ‘Allure of the Seas’
The ‘Allure of the Seas arrive in the port of Barcelona in early May 2015 and from there made a short 5-night cruise itineraries 7 and 22 nights until his last start in mid-October, when ending their season in Europe.
After Barcelona, the ship will visit weekly ports of Palma de Mallorca, Marseille (Provence), La Spezia (Florence and Pisa), Civittavechia (Roma) and Naples.
Also make two stops in Malaga, one arrival from Miami to Spain and another in their departure to the Caribbean in autumn 2015.