When cruise lines make a class of ships you can usually count on the second one having a few improvements over the first vessel but laid out pretty much the same. Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas will follow that pattern, sticking with the basic layout set by sister-ship Oasis of the Seas but with a few tweaks here and there.
“Though Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas are sister ships, each ship’s distinctive onboard experience will offer guests a wide selection of choices that appeals to every age and lifestyle. Throughout, guests will also enjoy the Royal treatment, delivered by every member of our world-renowned friendly and engaging staff and crew.” said Lisa Bauer, senior vice-president of Hotel Operations for Royal Caribbean International
Arriving home at Port Everglades in December for 7-day year-round Caribbean sailings, Allure of the Seas will debut a first for the fleet, A 3-D movie screen. The popularity of 3-D movies adds a new dimension to Entertainment Place, one of the seven “neighborhoods” on the ship, thanks to specially equipped 3-D screens in the ship’s Amber Theater. Royal Caribbean’s popular Freedom of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas, as well as sister-ship Oasis of the Seas, also will be equipped with 3-D technology as soon as January 2011.
While Chicago: The Musical is the first production announced for Allure of the Seas, many more world-class entertainment options will be available for guests to enjoy at the wide variety of venues found shipwide – including:
- Blue Planet. a spectacle of music, dance and aerial acrobatics called Blue Planet that also will run in the Amber Theater
- OceanAria, a signature aquatic production in the ship’s open-air AquaTheater, fusing high dive thrills with dramatic aerial choreography
- A different ice show extravaganza planned for the ship’s ice-skating rink, Studio B;
- Spectacular and colorful parades unique to Allure on the Royal Promenade; and everything else in between, from jazz performances to comedy.
Children and fans of DreamWorks movies will see 22 of their favorite characters and programming in character breakfasts, parades, one AquaTheater show, one ice skating show, and in the Adventure Ocean kids program. Called the Dreamworks Experience, the line plans no extra charge for the character entertainment programming.
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