Royal Caribbean Internationals much-anticipated Oasis of the Seas, the biggest cruise ship in the world will debut in December out of her homeport of Fort Lauderdale. The 220,000-ton, 5,400-passenger ship will have seven 8 0neighborhoods" so guests can seek out relevant experiences according to their personal styles and moods. Among the "neighborhoods" is Central Park, the ships "town square" with peaceful daytime ambiance for perhaps an al fresco lunch and with street entertainment and concerts at night. Among the never-before-seen-at-sea features of Oasis of the Seas is a handcrafted carousel, a zip-line suspended nine decks over the Boardwalk seaside-pier-styled family "neighborhood," and the AquaTheater, an amphitheater for water shows including water ballets and synchronized swimming. In the accommodations front, Oasis of the Seas will feature an industry first: "loft suites" with double height ceilings and bedroom on the upper level, living quarters on the bottom level and panoramic views of the ocean through floor-to-ceiling windows and balcony. Visit www.royalcaribbean.com.
Oasis of the Seas