The world’s largest cruise ship, christened Harmony of the Seas, set sail from STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on its maiden voyage.
The ship arrived in the Southampton, England on Tuesday. The mammoth structure comprises of sixteen decks. 362-meters in length, the Royal Caribbean ship has befittingly been nicknamed a floating city.
The ship weighs 226,000 tons and costs a whopping USD 1 billion. Longer than Eiffel Tower, the Royal Caribbean can house 7000 passengers.
The ship is run by a crew of 2300 people and also flaunts the world’s tallest water slide built on a ship.
The luxury vessel offers 20 dining options and 23 swimming pools.
The liner sports entire neighborhoods, with details like a Central Park lined with trees.
Virtual balconies let the travelers enjoy the real-time sea-view.
Another important futuristic feature of this luxury liner is the Bionic Bar service where the robotic bartenders offer cocktails to the voyagers at the bar.
The prospective travelers can opt for the 7-night West Caribbean holiday offering a deluxe suite, costing $5700 per person or else go for the 3-night Bahamas cruise in a standard room that comes at $1000 per person.
It took three years to build Harmony of the Seas, and it was added to the fleet of the Royal Caribbean Cruises as the 25th ship in its International fleet.
The vessel will set sail from England on Sunday for a four-day voyage to the Netherlands.
Later, Harmony of the Sea will depart for Barcelona, Spain. The liner will set on 34 tours this summer.