Royal Caribbean International‘s newest vessel Anthem of the Seas, has arrived in the UK for its inaugural summer season.
The ship will be christened by Emma Wilby, a travel agent for Thomson Holidays on Monday April 20, during a ceremony in front of 1,300 dignitaries.
Stuart Leven, managing director at Royal Caribbean International said: “Anthem of the Seas is designed to deliver what today’s holidaymakers want – new kinds of experiences and adventures, whether you’re travelling alone or as a family. Ships like Anthem of the Seas will help attract new groups of people and build the future of cruising. The UK and Ireland is our second largest market and with over 1.7m Brits now taking a cruise every year it has huge importance for our business. So we’re over the moon that our latest Quantum-class ship is arriving today for the summer season.”
Anthem of the Seas is expected to carry 80,000 holidaymakers during its summer season.
Dominic Paul, senior vice president international, Royal Caribbean International added, “We’re growing our capacity and expanding all over the world, with two new ships launched in the last six months and three on order. Anthem of the Seas will move cruising into a new era of growth.”
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