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Jul 21

NEW YORK COUNTS DOWN TO ARRIVAL OF NEW SMARTSHIP, ANTHEM OF THE SEAS

High-Tech Adventures are Just 100 Days Away

MIAMI – Royal Caribbean International’s newest and most technologically advanced ship, Anthem of the Seas is set to arrive in the New York area on November 4, 2015, bringing with her a lineup of thrilling adventures for guests of all ages. From the RipCord by iFLY sky diving experience and the North Star, a glass observation capsule that takes guests more than 300 feet above the ocean, to futuristic entertainment, a robust culinary experience and game-changing technology that encompasses everything from robotic bartenders to the fastest wireless connectivity at sea, Anthem of the Seas allows guests to vacation like never before.

Anthem of the Seas will make Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New York Harbor her permanent home, sailing to the Caribbean and The Bahamas, and treating guests to an incomparable vacation experience that can only be found on Royal Caribbean. Highlights ofAnthem of the Seas include:

Unexpected at Sea Adventures

Endless experiences await guests onboard Anthem of the Seas, with unexpected thrills. From North Star,providing guests breathtaking, panoramic views from 300 feet above sea level, to RipCord by iFLY, the first skydiving experience at sea, andSeaPlex, the largest indoor active space at sea complete with bumper cars, a circus school, roller skating, and more, there is no end to the fun that can be found onboard.

Multi-Dimensional Entertainment

Be it day or night, Anthem of the Seas keeps guests inspired and entertained. An extraordinary lineup of multidimensional entertainment onboard Anthem of the Seas delights guests of all ages in a variety of state-of-the-art venues, including Two70, where a combination of live performers and technology come together to deliver spectacular, multidimensional shows and events that have never before been seen on land, let alone at sea. The Royal Theater is home to the ship’s two main shows, “We Will Rock You” and “The Gift,” while Music Hall, the hottest live music venue at sea, keeps guests rocking and dancing the night away.

A Delectable Menu of Choice and Flexibility  

Anthem of the Seas features a revolutionary approach to cruise ship dining, thanks to a robust culinary experience that allows guests to customize their onboard dining experience to best meet their varying palates and preferences. An all-new Dynamic Dining experience gives guests a selection of 18 restaurant concepts, including five complimentary main dining restaurants, as well as a lineup of specialty dining venues.  Partnerships with world-renowned chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Michael Schwartz, and Devin Alexander round out the options.  Guests have the flexibility to choose between Dynamic Dining Choice, which allows them to decide when, where, and with whom to dine each evening, and Dynamic Dining Classic, which is designed for those who prefer a more traditional experience.

The Ultimate Hi-Tech Vacation

From ultrafast Wi-Fi – the fastest at sea – and RFID technology, to virtual balconies in every interior stateroom, and robots that can mix up a mean cocktail, Anthem of the Seas, is packed with a bold lineup of technological advancements that will impress even the most tech-savvy modern traveler. Designed to seamlessly deliver unprecedented guest vacation experiences at sea, technology is prevalent throughout the ship, substantially increasing guest convenience and efficiency and ensuring a cruise onboard Anthem of the Seas is nothing but smooth sailing.

The world’s most revolutionary cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas is setting sail on the next great adventure. Unprecedented innovations in ship design, thrilling activities, game-changing technology, multidimensional entertainment and robust, flexible dining opportunities come together onboard Anthem to create the ultimate, contemporary cruising experience found only on Royal Caribbean. She spans 18 decks, encompasses 167,800 gross registered tons, carries 4,180 guests at double occupancy and features 2,090 staterooms. Anthem of the Seas will sail out of her new homeport of Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J. beginning Nov. 10.  More information on Quantum class is available at www.RoyalCaribbean.com/AnthemoftheSeas. Media can find more details, images and videos at www.RoyalCaribbeanPressCenter.com/Anthem.