After a highly successful season in Australian waters, Ovation of the Seas has left Sydney on 14 night re-positioning cruise to Singapore.
Launched last April, the newest of the Quantum class ships has had a successful debut year overall, beginning with a mini season sailing out of Southampton before sailing on the long voyage to the Far East. In December 2016 she then arrived in Australian waters.
Adam Armstrong, managing director, Royal Caribbean Australia & NZ was thrilled with how well she has performed over her maiden season down under:
“What a spectacular few months! Ovation of the Seas has wowed more than 40,000 guests with her incredible features and service. We are thrilled with the success of her maiden season and cannot wait to welcome her back again in November.”
He further added that the Australian economy has also benefited from a cash injection of more than $35m from the passenger spend from those who have travelled on Ovation of the Seas in Australian waters.
The 14 night re-positioning cruise to Singapore will also include ‘maiden’ calls to Brisbane and Darwin on 22nd and 28th February respectively before arriving in Singapore on 6th March.
She is the biggest cruise ship to have ever been based within Australian waters trumping that of fleetmates Voyager and Explorer of the Seas.
November, she will return to Australian waters and will join fleetmates, Voyager, Explorer and Radiance of the Seas sailing out of Sydney for the season.
Source for quote: Cruise Industry News
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