Icon of the Seas: World's largest cruise, 5x Titanic

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Icon of the Seas: World's largest cruise, 5x Titanic

The world's largest cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, has set sail on its maiden voyage. This 1196 feet long and 20 storey high cruise has all the luxury facilities. Icon of the Seas set sail from Miami Beach on January 27, 2024. It will spend seven days in the sea.

There is something very special about Icon of the Seas. This cruise ship is five times bigger than the Titanic. It has many spectacular and astonishing facilities including a huge waterpark.

Icon of the Seas: Size, Capacity and Ship Information

The ship's owner, Royal Caribbean, promises people an experience they have never even imagined. On the Icon of the Seas, there can be 5,610 passengers and 2,350 crew members travelling simultaneously, so 7960 people can travel at the same time. This cruise cost $2 billion to build, and it was built in Finland.

In the world's largest waterpark on a cruise ship, six water slides have been installed. The waterpark includes one of the steepest Epic Near-Vertical Drops at sea and the first family-raft slide.

Icon of the Seas: Royal Caribbean

The cruise has more than 40 options for theme parks, restaurants, drinking and entertainment. There is an Ultimate Family Town House on this cruise, which is like a three-storey house to live in. There are 28 types of cabins on the ship. 3-4 people can stay in one room, most of the rooms will also have a balcony.

It also has 7 pools and 9 whirlpools to relax. Icon of the Seas' deck 20 will also feature Royal Caribbean's first Dueling Piano Bar.

There is also an Aquapark, Snack Bars and loungers on the cruise ship. Exciting features also include Sky Walk, where people will feel as if they are walking over the sea.

Icon of the Seas

As a result of the ship's design, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is used as fuel, a cleaner burning fuel than traditional marine fuel, but with a higher threat of methane emissions. In the short term, emissions from the engine of the ship pose a serious threat to the climate. For this reason, environmental groups say methane leaks are an unacceptable risk to the climate.

According to the trade association Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the cruise travel sector is one of the tourism industries with the fastest growing rates, with youngsters showing a particular interest in cruise vacations. According to the report, in 2021 the cruise industry brought $75 billion to the world economy.

An Overview of the Icon of the Seas

  • The Icon of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship, weighing 250,800 tonnes and measuring almost 365 meters (1,198 ft) in length. It's five times larger than the Titanic.
  • This cruise cost $2 billion to build, and it was built in Finland.
  • The cost of a ticket for each person on the Royal Caribbean website is between $1,723 and $2,639. Around Christmas, a high-season cruise costs $5,124 per person.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis and Charlotte Amalie in the US Virgin Islands will be the stops on its maiden voyage.

Icon Of The Seas Itinerary: 2024-2025 Adventures from Miami

ITINERARY

SAIL DATE

PORT OF CALL

7-Night Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

March 2, 2024

April 13, 27, 2024,

May 11, 25, 2024

June 8, 22, 2024

July 6, 20, 2024

August 3, 17, 31, 2024

September 14, 28, 2024

October 12, 26, 2024

November 9, 23, 2024

December 7, 2024

January 4, 18, 2025

February 1, 15, 2025

March 1, 15, 29, 2025

April 12, 26, 2025

Miami, Florida • Cruising • Roatan, Honduras • Costa Maya, Mexico • Cozumel, Mexico • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

March 16, 30, 2024

Miami, Florida • Cruising • Costa Maya, Mexico • Roatan, Honduras • Cozumel, Mexico • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Western Caribbean & Perfect Day Holiday

December 21, 2024

Miami, Florida • Cruising • Roatan, Honduras • Costa Maya, Mexico • Cozumel, Mexico • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day

February 10, 2024

March 9, 2024

April 6, 2024

May 4, 2024

June 1, 29, 2024

July 27, 2024

August 24, 2024

September 21, 2024

October 19, 2024

November 16, 2024

December 14, 2024

January 11, 2025

February 8, 2025

March 8, 2025

April 5, 2025

Miami, Florida • Cruising (2 days) • Philipsburg, St. Maarten • Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day

January 27, 2024

February 24, 2024

March 23, 2024

April 20, 2024

May 18, 2024

June 15, 2024

July 13, 2024

August 10, 2024

September 7, 2024

October 5, 2024

November 2, 30, 2024

January 25, 2025

February 22, 2025

March 22, 2025

April 19, 2025

Miami, Florida • Cruising (2 days) • Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis • Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

February 3, 17, 2024

Miami, Florida • Cruising (2 days) • Costa Maya, Mexico • Cozumel, Mexico • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida

7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day Holiday

December 28, 2024

Miami, Florida • Cruising (2 days) • Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis • Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas • Cruising • Perfect Day at CocoCay • Miami, Florida