Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean has announced that Wonder of the Seas, the latest evolution of the Oasis Class ship, will set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong, China in 2022.

Wonder of the Seas will operate 4- to 9-night adventures through the Far East to the best of Japan and more. The ship’s inaugural season cruises are now open for bookings.

Between March 2022 and November, guests can sail roundtrip from Shanghai to Japan, where they can immerse themselves in the local sights and sounds. From pleasing their palate in Osaka, to exploring the nation’s oldest official residence in Fukuoka, to tasting the best beef in Kobe and enjoying the natural scenery of the islands of Okinawa, all senses can be fulfilled on these culture-rich itineraries. The combination of ports of call to choose from also include Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Ishigaki and Miyazaki, Japan.

Wonder of the Seas will transition to warmer climates and homeport in Hong Kong, November 2022 through January 2023, to offer Christmas and New Year’s holiday sailings to several ports of call. Part of the destination lineup include, Chan May, Vietnam; Busan and Jeju, South Korea; Kochi and Okinawa, Japan; and Taipei, China.

Commenting, Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International, said: “China continues to be one of the most important parts of the world for Royal Caribbean. We have won the trust of our partners and the favor of travelers and built on that significantly since we first set sail 12 years ago. By introducing Wonder of the Seas and the iconic Oasis Class to China, our strong commitment to the market’s growth is reaffirmed yet again for years to come.”

When launched, Wonder of the Seas, at 236,857 tons will the largest cruise ship in the world, beating its sister ship Symphony of the Seas by more than eight tons.

For more information, visit: https://www.royalcaribbean.com/

By Editor

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