By George Jenkins

March 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line will introduce in May its newest cruise ship, The Harmony of The Seas. During the summer, the Harmony OTS will sail in Europe from Barcelona (Spain) to port destinations in Italy, France, and Spain. During the winter months, it will sail from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to port destinations in the Caribbean.

The Harmony offers many popular activities, plus some innovations. Like other Royal Caribbean ships, the Harmony offers onboard two Flowrider® surf simulators, a rock-climbing wall, Solarium, casino, 11 different bars and nightclubs, spa/fitness center,  AquaTheatre, Central Park, and ice-skating. There are onboard activities for adults, singles, and families. New activities include the Ultimate Abyss water slide, zip line rides, 3-D movies, robotic bartenders in the Bionic Bar, a carousel on the Boardwalk, Splashaway Bay for kids, 20 different dining options, and more. The Voom onboard, high-speed WiFi service lets passengers to easily share their experiences with family and friends at home.

With the new Royal Suites class of luxurious staterooms, there are seven different classes of suites offering special amenities not available for other passengers. Balcony staterooms are available facing the ocean or overlooking Central Park. Handicapped accessible accommodations are available. Passengers use RFID-enabled wristbands, called WowBand bracelets, to access their staterooms and make onboard purchases.

The Harmony OTS is the third Oasis-class ship measuring 1,187 feet in length, 16 decks, and 226,000 gross tons. It carries 5,479 passengers and 2,394 crew members. 3-night and 7-night sailings to the eastern and western Caribbean are available.

Contact Atlantic Travel today to learn more and book your next cruise vacation.