Thursday, April 23, 2009

New Home for Independence of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International announced today that the 158,000-ton Independence of the Seas will be homeported at Southampton year round beginning in 2010. This will be the first time Royal Caribbean has ever homeported a ship year round in the UK.

The winter program from Southampton will be 11- to 18-day round trip cruises to warm-weather destinations such as the Mediterranean (as far east as Italy) and the Canary Islands.

Details appeared in the April 23 edition of Cruise News Daily.