Quantum Of The Seas Arrives At New Homeport Of Shanghai China
Written by: Cruise News
June 24, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International today celebrated the arrival of Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, from where the ship will sail on three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round to North Asia destinations.
The ship sailed a 53-night journey across the world from New York to Shanghai via the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean, following its inaugural season at Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J. and bringing the largest group of international cruise vacationers ever – up to 4,000 guests – to Shanghai. Government officials, port authority from Baoshan district together with executives from Royal Caribbean International joined the welcoming ceremony for Global Odyssey guests at Wusong International Cruise Terminal this morning.
Quantum of the Seas is now joining Voyager of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas and Legend of the Seas in China, reaffirming the brand’s commitment to the Asian market.
“Chinese consumers have grown to expect the best the world has to offer, and Quantum of the Seas meets that standard like no other ship – this is a cruise from the future,” said Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International. “The addition of Quantum of the Seas has increased our brand’s capacity to the highest ever in the region. There is incredible potential in the Chinese market, and bringing our newest and most technologically advanced ship to China will cement our leadership position in the area.”