Symphony of the Seas


Carry on cruising after 48 cases on the world’s largest cruise ship shows we’ve learned to coexist with COVID

No one is cancelling. And few are surprised. Royal Caribbean announced this week that 48 cases of COVID had been detected on the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, carrying 6091 passengers and […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 23 2021

How much does it take to feed a 6,000 passenger ship?

Cruise ships of the future look set to carry up to 10,000 passengers, not even including the crew. That’s a city at sea…and a lot of mouths to feed. How do these ships feed several […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 17 2019

Woman banned for life after horrific photo stunt

A cruise passenger has been photographed standing on the outer edge of her balcony stateroom on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas. The photograph, which was originally posted onto the Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 17 2019

Royal Caribbean says world’s largest ship could be on its way to Australia – and Brisbane’s ready

The Port of Brisbane has said it will welcome the arrival of the world’s largest ships, after a Royal Caribbean executive indicated earlier this week that the arrival of Oasis-class ships to Australia is imminent. […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 6 2019

Shock as Sydney businessman falls to his death from Symphony of the Seas

A Sydney businessman celebrating his wife’s birthday has fallen to his death from Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas in the Caribbean. Jonathan Pfahl, a former Sydney’s Knox Grammar School student and founder the British-based […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Aug 16 2019

Revealed – the reason video couple missed their ship

The couple caught on camera missing their Royal Caribbean cruise ship in the Bahamas were newly weds, Maria Gonzalez Roesch and her husband Allessandro Di Palma. The couple on their honeymoon turned up late at […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Mar 4 2019

Heartbreaking video of a couple missing their cruise

It’s the stuff of nightmares for a traveller – especially a cruiser. A video uploaded to YouTube on Sunday shows a couple rolling up to the dock just as their ship, Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 22 2019

Reckless passenger filmed jumping from Royal Caribbean ship’s 11th floor

A reckless passenger onboard a Royal Caribbean ship, has been filmed jumping from the 11th floor balcony on Symphony of the Seas, has been banned from cruising with the company for life. Nick Naydev, 27 […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 18 2019

First look inside Symphony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas is officially the world’s biggest ship (just) – it eclipses sister Harmony of the Seas by 39 passengers. With an overall passenger capacity of 6,680, the ship won’t […]

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Apr 13 2018

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas launches

The world’s largest ship, Symphony of the Seas has been officially delivered to Royal Caribbean ahead of her inaugural sailing. She is the latest ship from the cruise line and boasts more amazing features than […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 28 2018

One month to go – inside Symphony of the Seas

The arrival of the world’s largest ship, Symphony of the Seas, is just around the horizon with the Royal Caribbean ship passing the first of its sea trials. These sea trials are undertaken in the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 22 2018