Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas is the newest cruise ship in the fleet and began offering her first cruises in November 2014.

Royal Caribbean creates virtual reality headsets for agents to explore Quantum of the Seas


Royal Caribbean is once again using technology to make business better for them.  This time, they have created wearable glasses to train agents on what its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas will offer.

Travel Weekly is reporting Royal Caribbean partnered with Jason Bradbury, an expert in technology, to create a new video for agents which is built into a pair of glasses and shows them the facilities on board Quantum of the Seas as well as sister ship Anthem of the Seas.

Starting on July 10, Royal Caribbean sales teams will visit agents with the glasses to test out the glasses.

Video: Quantum of the Seas adviser Dhani Jones develops a Boot Camp workout routine


Quantum of the Seas' Sports and Fitness Advisor, Dhani Jones as he works with Byron Blackwood on developing a Boot Camp workout routine that has never been seen before in the cruise industry.

Interview with Royal Caribbean Vice President of Entertainment Nick Weir


You've probably heard by now all about Royal Caribbean’s brand new shows and entertainment coming to Quantum of the Seas but you know, I wanted to dive a little deeper into what we can expect. So this week I’m so excited to welcome Royal Caribbean’s Vice President of Entertainment Nick Weir onto the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast to talk all about these new shows and give everyone listening an idea of what to expect.

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Royal Caribbean auditions cast for Quantum of the Seas shows


Royal Caribbean has a new video showing how it's casting for the brand new shows set to debut on Quantum of the Seas in November 2014.  

Royal Caribbean is in the process of casting for two awe-inspiring shows, which will take place in its 1,300-seat Royal Theater as part of a diverse entertainment offering. The catch is that performers need to be able to participate in both MAMMA MIA!, the award-winning musical featuring all of ABBA’s classic pop hits and Sonic Odyssey, a fusion of experimental music, dance and aerial acrobatics.

Kristin Chenoweth expands her role with Royal Caribbean as Quantum of the Seas advisor for entertainment


Royal Caribbean announced today that Quantum of the Seas' godmother, Kristin Chenoweth, will also serve as Quantum Experience Advisor for Entertainment.

Chenoweth joins a lineup of Quantum Experience Advisors who are working with Royal Caribbean to ensure the amenities and activities onboard Quantum of the Seas are nothing short of amazing, including HGTV-star and interior designer Genevieve Gorder, athlete and adventurer Dhani Jones, and James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz. 

As advisor, Chenoweth will participate in an executive review committee, previewing the concepts for all of the shows, productions, and themed events in development for Quantum of the Seas, and giving feedback on every aspect ranging from sets and music, to costumes, casting and more.

“It has been such a wonderful experience to be the godmother for this incredible ship, and I am delighted to make my contribution as the Quantum Experience Advisor for Entertainment,” said Chenoweth. “I have been blown away by what I’ve seen so far from the entertainment onboard Quantum of the Seas and am just so impressed, and that’s not easy to do. This is the real deal, and audiences have a lot to look forward to.”

Kristin Chenoweth, alongside Nick Weir, Royal Caribbean’s Vice President, Entertainment, will be hosting a live Google Hangout on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 4p.m. (EDT), to reveal the lineup of entertainment offerings onboard Quantum of the Seas. The Google Hangout can be accessed at http://bit.ly/1j6EH6S.

Chenoweth's first webisode of her work on Quantum of the Seas' entertainment is available to view now as well.

Anthem of the Seas partially floated out of shipyard


One of Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship that is under construction, Anthemof the Seas, was partially floated out on Monday at the Meyer Werft shipyard.

Photo by HD1080ide

There's also a video of the float out available to watch. HD1080ide claims the full float out will occur sometime today.

Update: Correction, this is Anthem of the Seas

Concept art for new Royal Caribbean cruise terminal for Quantum of the Seas


Royal Caribbean has already begun construction on it's brand new $55 million cruise terminal at Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey and today we have computer models of what the new terminal will look like.

Photos courtesy of Royal Caribbean and posted by NJ.com

The new terminal will be complete in November, just in time for Quantum of the Seas' arrival. 

The new "state-of-the-art" guest terminal that will include 125,000 square feet of space for check-ins, customs and immigration and luggage processing.

Video: Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas 60 percent complete


Royal Caribbean has released a new video today that is offering the public a fresh look at Quantum of the Seas as it has reached it's 60% completion mark.

Royal Caribbean to send Quantum of the Seas on 53-night around the world cruise


Royal Caribbean announced today when it sends its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, to China in 2015, it will do so as part of an epic 53-night journey.

Starting on May 2, 2015, Quantum of the Seas will depart the New York City area and head to Shanghai (Baoshan), China and stop at some of the most cosmopolitan cities along the way.

The Quantum Global Odyssey goes on sale to Royal Caribbean Crown and Anchor Society members first on May 20, 2014 and to the general public on May 22.

Quantum of the Seas will sail its nearly two-month, epic journey around the world via the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean. 

If 53-nights is a bit too much, you can also choose from five other mini-sailings built into the 53-night affair, ranging from three to 16 nights.

  • An 11-night Ocean Voyage – Cape Liberty to Spain cruise, departing May 2, 2015, from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J., to Barcelona, Spain, with calls at Ponta Delgada, Azores; and Cartagena and Palma De Mallorca, Spain, 

  • A 16-night Suez Canal – Barcelona to Dubai itinerary, departing May 13, with calls at Rome (Civitavecchia) and Naples/Capri, Italy; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; and Aqaba, Jordan, 

  • A 14-night India & Southeast Asia itinerary, departing May 29, which features overnights in Dubai, UAE; Cochin, India; and Singapore, as well as calls at Muscat, Oman; and Penang, Malaysia, 

  • A 3-night Short Malaysia itinerary, departing roundtrip from Singapore on June 12 , calling at Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Malaysia, 

  • And a nine-night Exotic Asia itinerary that departs June 15 from Singapore to Shanghai (Baoshan), China, with calls at Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam; Xiamen, China; and an overnight in Hong Kong. 

Quantum of the Seas to feature new show "Starwater"


A brand new stage show made exclusively for Quantum of the Seas will be called, "Starwater".

The new show features, "A beautiful and highly visual production featuring Dancers and Singers all under the spell of our Muse who transports the audience as she orchestrates an eternal fusion the universe and sea to her will. Starwater takes place in our new signature venue Two70 featuring branded technology Vistarama® and Roboscreens™ that can only be experienced onboard Quantum of the Seas."

Starwater will be shown in Two70 and feature the Roboscreens Royal Caribbean previewed last summer.