Thursday, May 13, 2010

RCI's Bauer Highlights Differences between Allure & Oasis

* A Reasonable Facsimile, but No Carbon Copy

Royal Caribbean's Senior VP of Hotel Operations Lisa Bauer has a countdown clock above the door of her office. Today it says 172 days and several hours, counting down the minutes until the delivery of Allure of the Seas, the sister to Oasis of the Seas. It's crunch time for Bauer as she deals not only with staffing the new ship and all the other things that go along with accommodating another 6,000-plus customers every week, but she's also dealing with a number of new features which will make their debut aboard Allure - things that don't exist on Oasis or any of her other ships.

Yesterday, Bauer spent some time detailing for our readers some of the changes aboard Allure of the Seas that will set it apart from her sister.

The complete article appeared in the May 13, 2010 edition of Cruise News Daily.