RCI boosts Asia cruise offering

RCI boosts Asia cruise offering

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled its 2010/2011 sailings for another year-round deployment in Asia on Legend of the Seas.

With a total of over 60 sailings including seven new itineraries, the addition of destinations such as Bali, Semarang and Lombok in Indonesia, Osaka, Aomori and Beppu in Japan and Dalian in China as well as more overnight stays at popular ports-of-call, travellers will be able to discover more of the region than ever on Legend of the Seas.

Legend of the Seas, currently in her North Asian season, will be returning to Singapore from 22 November 2010 to offer her three, four and five-night Southeast Asian cruises to Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi in Malaysia as well as to Phuket in Thailand. There will also be a six-night cruise in January 2011 which features an overnight stay in Phuket.

Royal Caribbean is also rolling out new itineraries from Singapore in 2011 with attractive exotic destinations such as Malacca, Malaysia, Bali for an overnight, Semarang and Lombok.

There will also be new three and four-night short cruises for the first time from Shanghai to Jeju Island and Fukuoka in April and June which can cater well to first-time cruisers and corporate incentive groups.


The Yokohama season returns with a total of seven sailings from April to May 2011 and in September with highlights such as Vladivostok of Russia, Jeju Island and the Shanghai overnight.

Onboard the 2,074-guest Legend of the Seas, vacationers can look forward to entertainment options such as as the brand’s signature 9m rock-climbing wall and miniature golf course. In addition, one can savour a wide variety of international cuisine whilst enjoying the sea view from the two-tier glass-walled Romeo and Juliet Dining Room, watch dazzling Broadway-style musicals in the theatre, enjoy singing karaoke in the KTV room or relax in the Solarium indoor pool with retractable glass roof. As for the younger guests, they will be entertained by the Adventure Ocean activities for multiple age groups. Most of all, virtually everything is included in the price.