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The world’s largest cruise ship leaves Florida for a season in Europe

After a short series of trips to the United States, the largest cruise ship in the world, wonder of the seas, embarked on her first transatlantic with guests. The ship left Port Everglades yesterday April 20 and will now spend eight days at sea to its first port of call in Europe, Malaga.

wonder of the seas did not arrive in the United States until February 20, 2022. Since then, he has traveled a series of 5-7 night itineraries in the Eastern Caribbean and Western Caribbean.

Wonder of the Seas is heading to Europe

After a short spring break in the United States, departing from Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, the world’s largest cruise liner embarked on its first official transatlantic with guests on board.

The ship arrived from Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in France in Port Everglades in the United States on February 20, from where she departed on her maiden voyage on March 4.

After making a series of trips to the Caribbean, wonder of the seas left Port Everglades yesterday. Although the ship was scheduled to call at Nassau today, Royal Caribbean canceled the call due to poor weather conditions in the Bahamas.

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President and CEO Michael Bayley of Royal Caribbean International had this to say: “It’s a BIG day! Wonder of the Seas has departed Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to begin its 14-night transatlantic crossing for its first season in Europe! I would like to thank the crew aboard Wonder for their work in launching the largest cruise ship in the world! Your passion is the engine of our success!

“And of course, thank you to our wonderful guests who helped us celebrate Wonder’s arrival in the United States. Cheers to what lies ahead and to an incredible season of European explorations! Wonder of the Seas will return to Florida in November 2022!

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The 3,648 passengers on board will disembark again upon arrival in Malaga, Spain on April 30. Other stops on the transatlantic journey include Cartagena, Valencia and Palma De Mallorca, before arriving in Barcelona, ​​Spain on May 4.

Summer in Europe for the wonders of the seas

What awaits us wonder of the seas It’s summer in the Mediterranean, sailing from Barcelona and Civitavecchia. Guests will be able to board the ship in either city and disembark again seven days later.

The Barcelona route then sails to Palma De Mallorca, Spain; Marseille, France; and La Spezia, Civitavecchia and Naples, Italy, before returning to Barcelona. Cruises from Civitavecchia will follow the same itinerary.

The summer season for wonder of the seas in Europe will last until October 30, when it will once again cross the Atlantic Ocean to its home port for 2022/2023 in the United States, Port Canaveral. The Oasis-class vessel will offer Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises, all of which include stops at Perfect day at CocoCay.

wonder of the seas is the largest cruise ship in the world. At 236,857 gross tons, she has a double occupancy passenger capacity of 5,518 guests but can accommodate a maximum of 6,988 guests.

She was built in Saint-Nazaire, France, before moving on to interior fitting in Marseille. She was officially delivered to Royal Caribbean International on January 27, 2022.

Royal Caribbean is currently building the sixth Oasis-class cruise ship and the next largest cruise ship in the world, utopia of the seas.

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