Royal Caribbean International‘s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas will feature a private enclave for suite guests.
Custom built for the Chinese market, it is the cruise line’s first Quantum Ultra Class ship and the suites-only area will have accommodation in a private enclave at the front of the ship on decks 13 to 16.
Guests booked in the luxury suites will have keycard access, a private elevator and a dedicated restaurant and lounge. They will also have access to The Balcony – a private outdoor space and The Boutique, a shopping area where travelers can book private shopping experiences.
A two-level, 2,809-square-foot Ultimate Family Suite will accommodate up to 11 guests in three bedroom suites, including a master bedroom with a bathroom that extends over the side of the ship to provide ocean views, along with two additional suites for grandparents and other family members. Children have their own space on the upper level, with an in-suite slide leading to the living area below. A recreation room for all the family has surround-sound equipment for karaoke, movies or video games.
Accommodating 4,246 guests at double occupancy and 1,551 international crew members, Spectrum is claimed to be the largest and most expensive ship in Asia when it sails from Shanghai from June next year.
Guests can choose from 27 itineraries, featuring 23 destinations across three countries, departing from ports such as Shanghai, Tianjin, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China.
When Spectrum debuts in April 2019, it will sail a 51-night Global Odyssey from Barcelona, Spain to Shanghai, including 13 countries. Guests with limited time can choose to sail one or more of the five separate segments of the trip. When the ship arrives at its new home port in Shanghai in June 2019, it will introduce new itineraries with visits to new ports, such as Hakodate and Niigita, Japan; Ilocos, Philippines; and Vladivostok, Russia.
In winter 2019, the ship will reposition to Hong Kong to offer special holiday cruises.