Odyssey of the Seas: Royal Caribbean’s new ship is coming!

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Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas was originally due to set sail on 5th November 2020. Unfortunately, a pause in shipyard operations meant that Odyssey’s launch date was been pushed back to spring 2021.

The good news is that work on Odyssey of the Seas is currently underway and she has been floated out of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.

Take a look at the latest photos…

Once the interior work on Odyssey of the Seas is completed, she will be floated down the river Ems for sea trials.

Ben Bouldin, Vice President, EMEA, Royal Caribbean International commented: “We are delighted to reveal a glimpse of Odyssey of the Seas to the public. She will be the latest Royal Caribbean game changer to join our fleet next year. When we welcome our guests back, they will be able to enjoy unforgettable activities onboard Odyssey, dig in to delicious dining from around the world, and soak up the sun at a newly designed resort-style pool deck.”

What to expect on Odyssey of the Seas

Odyssey of the Seas will cruise ouit of Rome, taking guests to see the wonder of the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean.

When guests aren’t sightseeing across Europe, they can try out some of Royal Caribbean’s most spectacular activities, like glow-in-the-dark laser tags and bumper cars.

North Star
North Star

Odyssey of the Seas facilities include:

  • Virtual reality bungee trampoline
  • Skydiving simulator
  • North Star observation pod
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • Roller skating
  • Bumper cars
  • Circus school
  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Bionic bar
  • Outdoor movie screen
  • Karaoke room
  • Kids’waterpark
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools

As well as all these amazing activities, this ship will also feature standard Royal Caribbean favourites like amazing kids’ clubs, modern accommodation and a wide choice of dining venues serving fantastic food.

Bionic bar
Bionic bar

The most popular Royal Caribbean ships for families

Odyssey of the Seas is the second ship in Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-Ultra Class. As her sister ship is based in Asia, this new ship is set to be one of, if not the, most popular Royal Caribbean ship for British families.

Odyssey of the Seas is a great choice for US families too with departures from Fort Lauderdale. When cruising from Florida, you could extend your holiday than by spending a few days in Disneyland or any of Florida’s other attractions before or after your cruise.

Read more: The best Royal Caribbean ships for kids

What do you think?

Would you like to sail on this ship? Have you ever sailed on one of Royal Caribbean’s new ships? I know that I’d absolutely love to experience this ship. My only worry would be that there wouldn’t be enough time to try everything on board!

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