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MORE ALASKAN ADVENTURES THAN EVER: ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S QUANTUM OF THE SEAS TO SET SAIL FROM PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR THE FIRST TIME

World’s First Smartship to Join Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas for Summer 2021

MIAMI, March 18, 2020*Royal Caribbean International game-changing ship, Quantum of the Seas, will give guests the chance to immerse themselves in unforgettable Alaskan destinations when it sails from the Pacific Northwest for the first time in May 2021. Marking the cruise line’s biggest Alaska season yet with four ships, Quantum will make her Seattle debut, sailing 7-night cruises, leaving on Mondays, alongside sister ship Ovation of the Seas, which will continue departing on Fridays.

Quantum’s summer 2021 Alaska itineraries open for sale today. The additional cruises build on Royal Caribbean’s previously announced summer deployment for Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas, sailing from Seattle, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seward, Alaska.

Multigenerational families will have more opportunities than ever to make memories day and night with maxed-out adventures, deck-defying thrills and stunning views of Alaska’s natural beauty on Quantum’s bucket-list worthy cruises. From sailing through Endicott Arm Fjord with 360-degree views of the Alexander Archipelago to kayaking in the Sitka Sound and panning for gold in Juneau, the unique scenery and experiences of the Last Frontier will make for unforgettable vacations. 

On board, one-of-a-kind experiences come to life for guests in cutting-edge and transformative venues, such as Two70 with its expansive floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking 270-degree views of the ocean by day and transforming into an unparalleled theater by night. The high-tech lounge also known for its signature Roboscreens – a troupe of six agile screens, each measuring over 7 feet tall, controlled by nimble robotic arms – features next-generation entertainment that seamlessly fuses performance art and technology for immersive, live theatrical productions. New to Quantum, a new signature game makes its debut on guest’s mobile devices. Expedition Two70, available exclusively in the multifaceted lounge, is a custom, room-scale augmented reality experience that transports guests to a different world of adventure through action-packed challenges.  

The adventures continue aboard Quantum with a bold lineup of activities, including the North Star glass observation capsule that rises 300 feet above sea level, skydiving and surfing, cocktails served by robots at the Bionic Bar, and SeaPlex, the largest indoor activity space at sea – home to bumper cars, trapeze school, roller skating, a basketball court and gaming. The ship also features 18 dining options serving up flavors from around the globe, ranging from imaginative cuisine at Wonderland and authentic rustic fare and handmade pasta at Jamie’s Italian.

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 275 destinations in 68 countries on six continents, including Royal Caribbean’s highly anticipated private island 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 17 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards.

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

*January 2021 Update: Royal Caribbean canceled Quantum of the Seas’ 2021 Alaska sailings. Following the success of its “Ocean Getaways” in Singapore, Quantum will stay in Asia-Pacific for the 2021 summer season. For more details, visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/cruise-ships/itinerary-updates.

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Royal Caribbean International is applying the recommendations of its Healthy Sail Panel of public health and scientific experts to provide a safer and healthier cruise vacation on all of its sailings. Health and safety protocols, regional travel restrictions and clearance to visit ports of call, are subject to change based on ongoing evaluation, public health standards, and government requirements. For more information on the latest health and travel alerts, U.S. government travel advisories, please visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/cruise-ships/itinerary-updates or consult travel advisories, warnings or recommendations relating to cruise travel on applicable government websites.
NOTICE: For U.S. cruises and guests: Prior to booking, please consult all applicable U.S. Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel, available at www.cdc.gov/travel/notices. If a certain threshold level of COVID-19 is detected onboard your cruise ship during your voyage, your voyage will be ended immediately and the ship will return to the port of embarkation, and your subsequent travel, including your return home, may be restricted or delayed. For cruises and guests worldwide: Health and safety protocols, guest conduct rules, as well as regional travel restrictions and clearance to visit ports of call, are subject to change without notice based on ongoing evaluation, public health standards, and government requirements. Onboard and destination experiences, features, itineraries and guest conduct rules vary by ship and destination and are subject to change without notice.