Royal Caribbean presents the Ultimate World Cruise: the great round the world tour
A 274-night adventure in 2023 aboard Serenade of the Seas
Adventurers looking to travel the world can now begin their own journey. Royal Caribbean International has innovated, once again, with the presentation of its Ultimate World Cruise, an exceptional cruise of 274 nights, visiting the seven continents, more than 150 destinations in 65 countries and 11 of the great wonders of the world. This enriching and immersive experience on the Serenade of the Seas is the longest and most complete cruise around the world, sailing roundtrip from Miami, from December 10, 2023 to September 10, 2024. Reservations for the Ultimate World Full cruises can be made by phone starting today, with an exclusivity period of one week until October 26 for Royal Caribbean's Crown & Anchor Society members of Diamond level or higher.
Passengers will visit 57 destinations including Casablanca in Morocco, Qaqortoq in Greenland and Shimizu in Japan, the gateway to Mount Fuji. Guests will be able to discover many of the wonders of the world, from Machu Picchu in Peru to the Taj Mahal in India, and enjoy different cultures and picturesque coasts in every corner of the world, all in one spectacular adventure, only available on Royal Caribbean.
"This is truly the Great Around the World," said Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International. "Now more than ever people have decided to travel the world and make up for lost time. And Royal Caribbean is going to make it happen by offering better vacations for those looking to experience adventures and discover flavors, dances and dream with us around the world. For those passengers who wonder where to go now, we answer everywhere ".
Passengers ready to sail the world can book the complete Ultimate World Cruise starting today or choose from one of four expeditions that will offer a wide range of destinations starting in December 2021: America, Asia and the Pacific, the Mediterranean and Europe. from North:
- The return to Horn or Cape: Expedition through America and Antarctica
From December 10, 2023 to February 11, 2024: Three continents, 36 destinations, four wonders of the world
This once-in-a-lifetime tour begins in Miami, the cruise capital of the world, heading to postcard Caribbean enclaves such as the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao), before heading to Antarctica, with its glaciers and surround Cape Horn. Travelers can enjoy four of the wonders of the world: Chichen Itza in Cozumel, Mexico; the largest art deco sculpture in the world, Christ the Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro, where they will celebrate New Year's Eve, and the largest waterfalls on the planet, the Iguazú Falls, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Machu Picchu, one of the most emblematic symbols of the ancient Inca civilization and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will await you in Peru, while the sun and glamor will welcome you in Los Angeles.
- Asia Pacific Wonders Expedition
From February 11 to May 9, 2024: Three Continents, 40 Destinations, Three Wonders of the World
Passengers will sail across Oceania, Asia and beyond on the next leg of the cruise. Discover beauty and adventure through the world-renowned mountainous landscapes of the Hawaiian Islands and black sand beaches before sailing south to Moorea and Tahiti, in French Polynesia, to see the sapphire blue skies and the crystalline waters. The thrills continue with an exploration of New Zealand, before taking a deep dive into Australia's Great Barrier Reef, visible from space. The unspoiled natural beauty of Bali in Indonesia will be followed by two of the world's most iconic man-made wonders, the Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal in India, and the jewels of the South Pacific, from Vietnam to Malaysia. To complete the expedition, there are endless possibilities in Japan,
- Expedition through the treasures of the Middle East and the wonders of the Mediterranean
From May 9 to July 10, 2024: Three continents, 44 destinations, four wonders of the world
This expedition begins in elegant Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, and uncovers many of the great mysteries, myths and legends of history. Adventurers will be able to discover ancient enclaves and more wonders of the world from the times of the emperors and pharaohs, such as the lost city of Petra in Jordan, the pyramids of Giza in Egypt, the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus in Turkey and the Colosseum in Rome. There are also less popular places to explore, such as Olympia in Greece, which was once a shrine to honor Zeus, and the site of the first Olympics. The journey continues to more destinations known for their history, such as Split in Croatia or Cannes and Provence in France.
- Capitals of culture
From July 10 to September 10, 2024: Three continents, 40 destinations
El último tramo del Ultimate World Cruise es una experiencia inmersiva cultural que comienza en el Mediterráneo y se dirige al norte. Al alcance de todo viajero está la oportunidad de descubrir la brillante arquitectura de Barcelona, incluyendo la famosa Sagrada Familia de Antoni Gaudí y el fantástico Parque Güell, así como probar nuevos sabores a través de distintos continentes, como tomarse un agradable almuerzo en un bistró parisino o una cena con té de menta y tajín en Marruecos. Museos, teatros y galerías bordean las calles de San Petersburgo en Rusia, mientras que los enormes fiordos les esperan en Noruega. Los pasajeros pueden relajarse en su viaje inolvidable en las aguas geotérmicas de la Laguna Azul de Islandia antes de visitar Nueva York, en el camino de regreso a Miami.
Globetrotters will explore the world in style aboard the Serenade, thanks to the internationally renowned facilities the Royal Caribbean ship offers. And adventurers will be closer than ever to the action, thanks to the panoramic views provided by the ship's large glass floors as they travel from one destination, continent or wonder of the world to the next. From start to finish, guests who book the entire Ultimate World Cruise will experience a unique experience that includes business class airfare and premium premium transportation, as well as an evening of celebration and relaxation at a five-star hotel before setting sail. Additionally, Crown & Anchor Society Platinum members and above will receive the Seven New Wonders of the World shore excursion package, along with other benefits.