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Royal Caribbean takes Quantum leap with new ship
Royal Caribbean takes Quantum leap with new ship

  When most people go on vacation, they plan to take a break from technology. The iPhones and iPads often tag along as unwelcome baggage, to be unpacked only in an emergency. But guests boarding Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will find technology gets a warm welcome — before, during and after the cruise. Royal Caribbean calls Quantum "the smartest ship at sea," offering a technological boost to cruising at every turn. From booking to dining to opening the cabin door, Quantum passengers are immersed in high-tech gadgetry that almost makes cruising seem hip. With the cruise industry struggling to attract newcomers to a form of travel...

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