Sailing the endless seas for days even weeks could sound boring but did you know that cruise ships are jammed pack with luxurious facilities that can turn your state of melancholy to bliss?
Cruises offer luxury at every turn and variety of amenities that could ease your boredom. Mostly rooms are accustomed with large feather beds and plush duvet to keep you warm and cozy, exceptional Jacuzzi tubs and roomy shower areas for your comfort.
If you don’t feel like staying in your room all day and planning to go for a quick dip then you can visit the pool commonly located in the upper deck of the cruise.
Eager to have some alone time? Enjoy your choice of massage because most cruises offered Wellness Spa. Are you a fitness junkie? Then pay a visit at the fitness gym and do some cycling that could enrich your travel journey.
You can also find cinema, bars, restaurants, luxurious lounges, outlet shops and casinos that you could enjoy during your stay. To add more to your knowledge about cruises, let’s take a peek on some fascinating facts about cruise ships around the globe.
Residence at the Sea
A particular cruise ship coined “The World” circumnavigated the international seas and offers residency that allows you to wake up at different place every few days. Imagining waking up in numbers of beaches in a week’s time, sounds like an adventure isn’t it? In the ship you are offered your own residency depending on your taste and at the same time it’s like owning the whole ship because you get to enjoy all of its facilities amenities by being a certified resident. (source: http://aboardtheworld.com/our-story/)
Allure of the Seas
Currently on the number one spot of the largest cruise ship in the world is known to be “Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas”, this epic cruise ship can accommodate 6,780 guests in total plus 2,100 international crew members. Not only that, built inside is their famous Central Park, Aqua Theater, Boardwalk Carousel and a terrific Zipline. This ship can take you to a whole lot new level of adventure.
Ghost Ship: The Abandoned Russian Cruise Ship
A Russian cruise ship was adrift in the North Atlantic waters since January 2013, but this all rooted from a terrible mishap. The ship was set to sail to Dominican Republic to be scrapped but the towing cable snapped after being secured by a supply vessel. Meanwhile, According to US Intelligence agency, the ship was located about 1,300 nautical miles off Ireland’s sea coast and drifting towards Europe. There was a fear that the ghost ship could now be infested with rats could hit the shoreline of Ireland but still nobody is taking ownership of the abandoned cruise ship.
Church of Scientology loves cruise ships
Though at current time Scientology is now debated on its foundation and principles, it is largely endorsed by some Hollywood celebrities like Tom Cruise and Mark Isham. However, when it comes to maritime field, Scientology owned the first cruise ship built in Finland in 1986 namely MV Freewinds. Wherein highest members of the Scientology hierarchy received the trainings on the Freewinds, exclusively on the ship because it wasn’t deliver anywhere else.
Titanic Resurrected in 2018
As the famous movie of Rose and Jack depicted how Titanic sank in the cold waters of Atlantic Ocean, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer have the idea of resurrecting the iconic cruise ship and set to sail International waters in 2018. If you’re not superstitious at all, the new titanic is now under construction and equipped with the latest digital and radar navigation systems adding up a modern evacuation system for your peace of mind. The ship will accommodate 2,400 passengers which is 177 more than the first RMS Titanic, though the dead passenger’s relatives criticized the rebuilding of the new titanic some shows great interest by offering about $900,000 just to get a spot on the first trip.
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