Royal Caribbean announces $97 million Voyager of the Seas amplification
Royal Caribbean announced plans for $97 million in upgrades and enhancements to Voyager of the Seas. Part of the Royal Amplified program, Voyager of the Seas will become the fourth ship reimagined as part of the Royal Amplified fleet modernization effort. She will receive a number of new first-to-market features. Beginning Oct. 21, the newly transformed ship will set sail on a series of 3- to 5-night Southeast Asia itineraries from Singapore, followed by a season down under with 9- to 12-night South Pacific cruises from Sydney, Australia, starting on Nov. 30.
Two passengers died on cruise in Strait of Malacca
Two Singaporeans died aboard the "Voyager of the Seas", it was announced on May 15, 2019. The two, who were aged 61 and 75, died of unrelated natural causes. The cruise company informed the respective families and was providing them assistance. The "Voyager of the Seas" had departed from Singapore on May 13 at 4.30 p.m. and arrived in Penang on May 14, before setting off and docking at Phuket on Wednesday. It was expected to return to Singapore on May 17.
Voyager of the Seas made maiden call at Manila, Philippines
Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas made her first visit ever to the capital of the Philippines this past weekend. Voyager is one of the largest ships to call at any Filipino port. To celebrate the maiden call at Manila, a traditional plaque exchange ceremony was held onboard between Voyager of the Seas’ Captain Sindre Borsheim and local officials namely Mr Francisquiel Mancile, Port Manager of Philippine Ports Authority and Mr Patrick Chan, Vice President for Operations of Asian Terminals Inc. Voyager of the Seas' visit to Manila was part of a 4-night sailing from Shenzhen.Upload News