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Get Ready for All-out Island Hopping with New Itineraries, Amplified Ships and More

MIAMI, Nov. 20, 2019* – Royal Caribbean International’s 2021-2022 season will bring guests the biggest Caribbean adventure ever. Travelers will vacation to new heights with newly amplified ships, shorter itineraries and more – all packed with thrills for the entire family.

Come Seek Caribbean Adventures
In Summer 2021, two of the world’s largest cruise ships, Symphony and Allure of the Seas will sail alternating Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries visiting Perfect Day at CocoCay. Both Oasis Class ships will take vacationers on 7-night cruises, with Symphony sailing from Miami and Allure from Port Canaveral.  Following her bold $165 million amplification, Allure will pump up the adventure with the addition of the Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea that touts a 10-story plunge; The Perfect Storm, a thrilling trio of multistory waterslides; and an array of culinary possibilities with more restaurants, including the introduction of Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar and returning favorites Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade and El Loco Fresh; and more. In November 2021, Allure will depart for her winter season, making way for Harmony of the Seas’ return to Port Canaveral. Sailing from Central Florida, Harmony will offer 7-night alternating Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries, all calling on Perfect Day at CocoCay. Summer 2021 Caribbean sailings on board Symphony, Harmony and Allure open for bookings today.

The newly amplified Oasis of the Seas will return to the Big Apple for her 2021 summer season from Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey. While on board, guests can experience mouthwatering dining options, including Royal Caribbean’s new Portside BBQ – another first for the cruise line, following her recent transformation as well as chart topping hot spots like Spotlight Karaoke and Music Hall.  After spending a summer in Southampton, England, in October 2021, Anthem of the Seas will make her way back to Cape Liberty to offer 7-night cruises to The Bahamas, along with a handful of Southern Caribbean sailings for the holidays. Guests can begin to book sailings on Oasis today and sailings on Anthem the week of Dec. 2, 2019.

Also cruising from South Florida is Vision of the Seas. The Vision Class ship will sail another winter season in Fort Lauderdale, offering 10- and 11-night Southern Caribbean itineraries. Rhapsody of the Seas will spend her winter in Tampa to embark on 7-night Western Caribbean adventures. Sailings on board Vision and Rhapsody are now open.

Vacationers can experience the Island of Enchantment when sailing from San Juan, Puerto Rico on Freedom of the Seas and fan-favorite Empress of the Seas. Both ships will take guests on exotic 7-night itineraries for winter 2021-2022, which include visits to far-flung destinations like Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, Bridgetown, Barbados and St. George’s, Grenada, are open for bookings today.  

New Ways to See Bermuda & Canada
Royal Caribbean is amping up vacations in Bermuda and Canada with a stellar lineup of sailings. Freedom of the Seas will homeport in Cape Liberty for the first time in summer 2021, touting brand-new features and fan favorites following a major $116 million amplification. For the second consecutive summer, Empress will offer 7-night itineraries from Bayonne to Bermuda and select sailings that feature New England and Quebec City, Canada. Just in time for leaf peeping season, she will sail to Montreal offering 10- and 11-night Canadian adventure cruises.

Enchantment of the Seas will call Baltimore home, offering 5- and 9-night sailings to Bermuda and Perfect Day at CocoCay in the summer as well as a mix of 8- and 12-night sailings to The Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay and the Southern Caribbean in the winter. She will take vacationers to enjoy the fall foliage in Canada during select fall sailings. Adding to the Canadian offerings from the brand, Brilliance of the Seas will spend the fall of 2021 offering 7-night Canada sailings from Boston. Sailings will open the week of Dec. 2.

Maximize Your Caribbean Vacation with Short Getaways
The cruise line continues to change the game for short Caribbean cruise vacations. The amplified Mariner of the Seas will sail from Port Canaveral year-round, offering 3- and 4-night Bahamas and Perfect Day at CocoCay itineraries in the summer. She will then transition to 4- and 5-night itineraries in the winter. Sailing from Miami in the summer and Fort Lauderdale in the winter, the amplified Navigator of the Seas will also offer 3- and 4-night getaways to The Bahamas and Perfect Day at CocoCay. Sailings on board Mariner and Navigator will open the week of Dec. 16.

For those seeking to cruise from The Big Easy, Majesty of the Seas will homeport in New Orleans year-round and will take guests on 7-night Western Caribbean cruises as well as 7-night Bahamas and Perfect Day adventures. Jewel of the Seas will spend the Winter in Miami, offering 6-night Western Caribbean and 8-night Eastern Caribbean adventures.  Majesty and Jewel will open the week of Dec. 16

Adventurers looking to cruise from the Lone Star state in the summer on 2021 can sail on board Liberty of the Seas roundtrip from Galveston, Texas. The guest favorite will set course for the Western Caribbean on 7-night sailings before she transitions to Miami for the winter to offer 3-and 4-night Bahamas and Perfect Day at CocoCay itineraries. Liberty’s 7-night itineraries are open for bookings today and her shorter itineraries will open the week of Dec. 2

About Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International has been delivering innovation at sea for more than 50 years. Each successive class of ships is an architectural marvel featuring the latest technology and guest experiences for today’s adventurous traveler. The cruise line continues to revolutionize vacations with itineraries to more than 270 destinations in 72 countries on six continents, including Royal Caribbean’s private island destination in The Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay, the first in the Perfect Day Island Collection. Royal Caribbean has also been voted “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 16 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards.

Media can stay up to date by following @RoyalCaribPR on Twitter and visiting For additional information or to make reservations, vacationers can call their travel advisor; visit; or call (800) ROYAL-CARIBBEAN.

*Update: Royal Caribbean has updated its summer 2021 itineraries with the redeployment of five ships: Adventure, Independence, Jewel, Brilliance and Vision of the Seas. For the latest itineraries, see the press release here.

Allure of the Seas’ amplification has been postponed due to worldwide port and shipyard closures as well as other effects caused by the global pandemic. See full statement here.

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