Odyssey of the Seas which will become a new Quantum Ultra class ship for Royal Caribbean will be based from Florida in 2020.
Odyssey of the Seas Based from Fort Lauderdale
The new cruise ship which is currently under construction for Royal Caribbean at the popular Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany will be based from Florida in 2020. The Quantum Ultra class vessel will homeport from Fort Lauderdale starting from November 2020.
The ship will sail 8-night and 6-night Caribbean cruises before then repositioning to Europe for Summer 2021. As part of the ship’s 8-night Southern Caribbean itineraries, she will include calls to Aruba and Curacao.
The shorter 6-night sailings to the Western Caribbean will include calls to Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman and a Perfect Day at CocoCay which is the cruise line’s own private island in the Bahamas. The cruise line has now opened bookings for the ship.
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Odyssey of the Seas will be just about identical to her sister ship Spectrum of the Seas which is currently based in Asia. The ship will be an evolution to the popular Quantum-class ships and she will be the first in the class the be based from the United States. Royal Caribbean will soon be releasing further specific details and features about Odyssey of the Seas.
Once completed she will be over 169,000 gross tons and have a guest capacity of around 4,200 at double occupancy. In February 2019 the first steel was cut for the ship and there are still some major construction milestones to come before delivery. Keep checking Cruise Hive for all the latest developments.
Image: Royal Caribbean (Spectrum of the Seas)