June 2023 – Behind Icon of the Seas is the heart and soul of every Royal Caribbean vacation: the dedicated crew. In “Making an Icon: Creating the Crew’s Neighborhood,” get the first look at the new home away from home designed for the 2,350 crew members who will bring the world’s best vacation to life. The experts, captain and crew walk through how they started with a blank slate and created the evolution of their public spaces and rooms with the help of the crew themselves. From the cruise line’s first room patent to more ways to get together, kick back and celebrate in dedicated spaces across four decks, the neighborhood sets a new standard of home and community for Royal Caribbean’s world-class crew.
June 2023 – Introducing the ultimate 3-night weekend and 4-night weekday getaway, Royal Caribbean International’s Utopia of the Seas. The new vacation is the first game-changing Oasis Class ship to debut with short getaways, setting the stage to make more memories in one short trip than ever before. Groups of friends and families can celebrate with unmatched weekend energy across all-new and returning experiences, more than 40 ways to dine and drink, more pools than the days to count, thrills and ways to chill, and more of all the above at Perfect Day at CocoCay – Royal Caribbean’s private island in The Bahamas – on every cruise. Utopia debuts July 2024 from Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida, and will set sail every Friday and Monday year-round.
Spotlight: New Bars and Nightlife on Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas
March 2023 – Royal Caribbean International’s unveiled more than 15 bars and nightlife experiences that will light up the highly anticipated Icon of the Seas when the sun sets. The food and beverage experts and innovators bringing the hot spots to life share the first details of what’s to come, whether vacationers are looking for live music, like two pianists going head-to-head, or to bar hop for sips of coffee-infused cocktails or bubbly at a new walkup champagne bar. The new and reimagined favorites are the latest to be revealed among the 40-plus ways to dine, drink and be entertained that will make for an unrivaled lineup when the world’s best vacation sets sail January 2024.