Spectrum of the Seas arrives in first Asian port

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09May2019
By: 
Matt Hochberg

Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, has finally arrived in Asia, with her first call at Mumbai port today, May 9.  She is on a 14-night cruise from Dubai to Singapore which will next visit Cochin on May 11.

Spectrum of the Seas' visit to Mumbai has an additional significance, as it is now the largest ship to ever call in India.  

To celebrate the maiden call, plaque exchanges were conducted between Spectrum of the Seas’ Captain Charles Teige and tourism ministry and port officials namely Honorable Minister Mr Jaykumar Rawal, Tourism Minister of Maharashtra, Mr Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman of Mumbai Port and Mr Keki Master, Senior Vice President of JM Baxi.

Spectrum of The Seas will offer the following itineraries from Singapore:

  • A 3-night cruise to Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) on May 18
  • A 4-night cruise to Penang on May 21
  • A 9-night one-way cruise from Singapore to Shanghai, calling at Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang and Hong Kong (with an overnight stay) on May 25.

The ship will debut her Shanghai season from June 2019, while Quantum of the Seas will return to Singapore for a six-month deployment from this November till next April with 34 sailings.  Her itineraries will include 4-night cruises to Phuket and Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) or Penang; 5-night cruises to Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Penang and Phuket; a 7-night cruise to Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Penang and Phuket; a 7-night cruise to Bangkok (Laem Chabang) (overnight) and Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My); and a 9-night cruise to Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang and Hue/Danang (Chan May).