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Quantum of the Seas  - Introduction.

Royal Caribbean's New Anthem of the Seas Sails from New York - Cape liberty Bayonne, New Jersey 

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Quantum OF THE SEAS OVERVIEW


The Quantum of the Seas is Royal Caribbean's newest ship scheduled to debut in November 2014. The Quantum of the Seas will sail 5-12 day cruises departing from Cape Liberty, Bayonne, New Jersey. Cruises include sailings to Bermuda or Florida and the Bahamas or the Eastern Caribbean.

 

The Quantum of the Seas is first of four ships under construction at Papenburg, Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard for Royal Caribbean. The 168,666 ton ship is smaller than the Oasis class ships but are packed with  unique and new amenities. The following fast facts are presented to peak your curiosity about these new ships. As more information becomes available, NYCruiseInfo.com will be sure to bring it to you.



STATEROOMS



Quantum-class ships will feature 2,090 of Royal Caribbean's largest and most advanced staterooms ever, including 1,570 balcony, 147 outside, 373 virtual balconies and 34 wheelchair accessible.

Highlights include:


Balcony Cabin - Anthem of the Seas - Royal Caribbean


373 Virtual Balcony staterooms – interior staterooms offering expansive real-time views of the ocean and exciting destinations through virtual balcony
Up to 16 Family-Connected staterooms – perfect for multi-generational families or groups of friends, these staterooms provide separate bedrooms and bathrooms for all
12 new Studio staterooms with balconies and 16 Studio Interior staterooms, both for single travelers

Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean Loft Suite

Quantum of the Seas Royal Caribbean Loft Suite

TRANSFORMATIVE VENUES

Cutting-edge transformative venues are a signature of the Quantum class, including:

Two70°– a revolutionary multi-level great room, named for its magnificent 270-degree panoramic sea views through vast, floor-to-ceiling glass walls spanning almost three decks, and seamlessly fusing entertainment and technology to create a transformative journey for guests from morning to night

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Bumper Cars


SeaPlex – the largest indoor active space at sea that offers more first experiences for Royal Caribbean guests, such as bumper cars, a circus school with flying trapeze and roller skating
Music Hall – the hottest live music venue on the Quantum class for guests to enjoy intimate and exclusive access to live performances, DJs, theme night parties, billiards and more

 

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas SeaPlex Ice Skating

FIRST AT SEA ACTIVITIES

Royal Caribbean will continue the tradition of delivering a groundbreaking lineup of onboard experiences never before imagined at sea, including:

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Rip Cord


RipCord by iFly – the first skydiving experience at sea which allows everyone from first-time flyers to seasoned skydivers – to enjoy the sheer thrill and exhilaration of skydiving in a safe, controlled environment

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas North Star


North Star – an engineering marvel that takes guests to new heights in a jewel-shaped glass capsule that gently rises more than 300 feet in the air, taking guests on a spectacular journey and delivering awe-inspiring, 360-degree views

Other amenities include: More Specialty restaurants*, jogging track, rock climbing wall, mini-golf, gym, fitness classes*, Spa*, Adult only Solarium and more.

* Additional fees may apply.

DINING OPTIONS

Royal Caribbean announced that it is replacing the main dining room on the Quantum of the Seas with 5 different dining venues. The 5 venues are without charge and offer open seating. (One Restaurant is dedicated to guest booking suites.) All of the Restaurants will be themed -- for example American Comfort Foods, Asian, etc. The concept is being referred to as Dynamic Dining.

In addition to th
e free of charge dining options, the Quantum of the Seas will also have specialty restaurants which will be available at a supplemental fee.

In total there will be 18 different eateries available on the New 4,180 passenger Quantum of the Seas when she debuts in November 2014 in Cape Liberty, Bayonne, New Jersey.

Quantum OF THE SEAS - FAST FACTS

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Pool Area

Registry: Nassau, Bahamas
Built at Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany
Maiden Voyage: April 2015
Godmother: Kristin Chenoweth
Tonnage: 168,666 GRT
Length: 1,141 feet (348 meters) long
Width 136 feet (41 meters)
Draft 28 feet (8.5 meters) draft
Cruising Speed 22 knots cruising
Passenger decks: 16
Elevators: 16
Bow Thrusters: 4 with 4,694 horse power each

Crew: 1500
Occupancy: 4,180 guests (double occupancy) - 4,905 guests total

 

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