With travel restrictions finally easing out globally, leading cruises are expanding their presence. In the same line, the luxury cruise liner Royal Caribbean has announced that it will sail from Asian countries. The brand has announced a line-up for Spectrum of the Seas 2023-2024, with cruises that will set sail from Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan and Japan. Beginning in Singapore, travellers can set off on cruises for 5, 7, 9 or 12 nights.
As revenge travellers are back with a vengeance to seek newer experiences, the cruise liner decided to offer something new to their clientele. These cruises will give individuals a chance to experience Asian energetic cities, traditional architecture and exotic landscapes. Abroad the new cruise liners, one can expect to visit the cities of Hong Kong, Bangkok, Manila, Tokyo, and Ho Chi Minh, Phuket, and Osaka among others.
The roster of cruises includes two 12-night sailings, of which means guests can visit up to seven destinations across three countries in one go. Two individual long-haul sails can be enjoyed back-to-back for a 24-night experience just for the thrill of exploring new destinations. What’s more? You can also opt for shorter three and four-night cruises from Singapore that will visit Penang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand.
Details about the cruise
The Royal Caribbean Asia cruises house the brand’s first and exclusive Suite Enclave, which features luxury suites in a private area located at the front end of the ship. Not only do these offer picturesque views, but they have added luxury benefits that include exclusive floor access, access to private restaurants and dedicated lounge areas. And if you are on board the Royal Caribbean with a family, opt for the Ultimate Family Suite – a multiroom retreat complete with its own en-suite slide and cinema, which also doubles as a karaoke stage.
The ship also features Asia’s first Sky Pad, which is a virtual reality bungee trampoline experience; a transformative venue that boasts stunning 270-degree ocean views by day and transforms into a multidimensional theatre by night. Further, you can enjoy a night of music at the karaoke bar, immerse yourself in the FlowRider surf simulator, or star gaze at the North Star which is an all-glass capsule that delivers incomparable 360-degree views. And finally, for a thrill make your way to the RipCord by iFly — the first sky diving experience at sea.
Dining on the ship
Step into a culinary haven as you explore cuisines from across the globe on the ship. With a wide variety of nineteen dining options make your way to Hot Pot which is an authentic Chinese dining experience or indulge in Japanese cuisine at Teppanyaki. Savour a bold tapestry of authentic spices and Sichuan flavours at Sichuan Red — a dining experience tailored just for Spectrum. And don’t miss out on the signature classics including imaginative cuisine at Wonderland, top-notch, aged beef at Chops Grille, and authentic rustic fare and handmade pasta at Jamie’s Italian.