Ovation of the Seas

Ovation of the Seas, April 2016

The third ship in Royal Caribbean’s innovative Quantum Class is aimed at the growing Asian market. Like its sister ship, Quantum of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas will homeport in Tianjin, China, though the 4,180-passenger cruise ship will sail four Australia and New Zealand itineraries from December 2016 to January 2017.

Ovation of the Seas features high-tech everything, with lightning-fast Internet, robot bartenders and a breathtaking entertainment space, Two70, that blends acrobatics, dance and music with floor-to-ceiling LED screens and six moving high-def TVs. The ship also includes high-end shops, including Cartier, Kiehl’s, Bulgari and Hublo, as well as a large casino.

Active passengers can try the ship’s skydiving simulator, surf simulator, rock climbing wall or bumper cars, or take in 360-degree sea views from the ship’s North Star, a glass pod attached to a mechanical arm that rises high above the ship.

Deployment: Asia, Australia, New Zealandhttp,www.cruiseadvisor.club