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World’s Largest Cruise Ship Flaunting Futuristic Features Docks In The UK

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The world’s largest cruise ship, christened Harmony of the Seas, set sail from STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on its maiden voyage.

 

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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.

 

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The ship weighs 226,000 tons and costs a whopping USD 1 billion. Longer than Eiffel Tower, the Royal Caribbean can house 7000 passengers.

 

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The ship is run by a crew of 2300 people and also flaunts the world’s tallest water slide built on a ship.

 

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The luxury vessel offers 20 dining options and 23 swimming pools.

 

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The liner sports entire neighborhoods, with details like a Central Park lined with trees.

 

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Virtual balconies let the travelers enjoy the real-time sea-view.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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The vessel will set sail from England on Sunday for a four-day voyage to the Netherlands.

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Later, Harmony of the Sea will depart for Barcelona, Spain. The liner will set on 34 tours this summer.