Royal Caribbean International has announced the deployment of Serenade of the Seas to Dubai for its winter 2012-13 season. Serenade of the Seas will replace Brilliance of the Seas and offer 17 sailings, departing every Monday on seven-night United Arab Emirates and Oman itineraries between December 2012 - April 2013. Serenade of the Seas’ winter 2012-13 Dubai cruises and cruisetours are now open for booking.
Guests can choose the Arabian Explorer cruisetour itinerary, which combines a four-night escorted land tour with Serenade of the Seas’ seven-night cruise. Destinations featured on the land tour will be Dubai (U.A.E), Al Ain (U.A.E) and Ras Al Khaimah (U.A.E), where guests can enjoy ‘dune bashing’; dinner and entertainment at a Bedouin desert camp; and visit the Hili Archaeological Gardens and the Ali Ain National Museum. Royal Caribbean International escorted cruisetours include transfers, transportation, hotel accommodations, breakfasts, and select meals.
Serenade of the Seas’ seven-night itinerary also calls at Fujairah (U.A.E) and Abu Dhabi (U.A.E), and includes overnight stays in Muscat (Oman) and Dubai (U.A.E). Guests can also choose a 15-night Mediterranean and Suez Canal transit cruise onboard Serenade of the Seas, departing 2 December 2012, from Malaga (Spain), to Dubai; and a 15-night return to Barcelona (Spain), departing 15 April 2013.
Royal Caribbean International is a global cruise brand with 22 ships currently in service. The line also offers unique cruise tour land packages in Alaska, Australia, Canada, Dubai, Europe, and New Zealand.