On Monday we proceeded to the launching of ‘Anthem of the Seas’, which will be one of the biggest news of this cruise season
Have been more than six million hours which allowed him to see the light the Anthem of the Seas, the new Royal Caribbean jewel that after its launch yesterday in Southampton, England, bound for Barcelona set to become one of the novelties Interesting this cruise season. No wonder it is considered one of the most technologically ships in the world, along with his twin brother, Quantum of the Seas, which also hit the port of Barcelona. At first he was waiting for the May 11, a single visit since this boat positioned stay in England. A second was expected two days later, on 13, within its program of scales that will go around the world.
347 meters long, 168 GRT, 16 passenger decks and a capacity for 4,905 people in total employment, the Anthem of the Seas is considered one of the great cruise but away from the magnitudes and configuration of Allure and Oasis of the Seas, cruise boast the largest in the world title and introduced the concept of neighborhoods cruise vocabulary building with green areas and open spaces in the central area of the ship.
The Anthem also will go down in the history of the cruise for their technological innovations, which are spread throughout the ship. In the interior staterooms, without going further, a virtual reality system allows passengers to enjoy the same views in real time as they are enjoying passengers outside cabins. A kind of virtual balconies that mitigate possible sensations of enclosed spaces own burden. As for entertainment, the ship features the first skydiving experience at sea with an impressive wind tunnel and a watchtower crane that lifts passengers nearly 100 feet into the air in a glass capsule where you have spectacular 360 degree views.
Virtual reality is also present in the area known as Two70, a multilevel room that occupies part of the stern, glazed floor to ceiling, and can offer real images of the sea or the place where the boat is located, or become in a lush forest, among many other possibilities. The SEAPLEX, a place to play bumper cars, put on skates or learn in a circus school with trapeze, is another novelty that fun stuff introduces the boat, which also highlights the bionic bar, a bar staffed by robots-waiters.
“The vacation aboard a cruise with a romantic past, but also an innovative future and adventurous thanks to the latest technology. We are determined to incorporate the best developments and turn them into experiences, leaving out the frustrations during the holidays. And so we created a boat that combines all this with maximum flexibility, “said Richard D. Fain, chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Experiences that passengers can share with mainland through an unprecedented bandwidth on a boat, which allows them to be connected 24 hours a day.
The schedule of the visit of the Anthem of the Seas at the Port of Barcelona is a sign of the commitment of the shipping of the Catalan capital in its market positioning strategy in the European market, as recalled Bethlehem Wangüemert, CEO Royal to Spain and France. A bet that involves scheduling Barcelona on the route of all new boats of the company, either in single visit well to stay, as will the 2016 Harmony of the Seas, a ship still under construction which will enable the difficult still.