Malaga Welcomes Biggest Cruise Ship In The World

Malaga Welcomes Biggest Cruise Ship In The World. Symphony Of The Seas is five times bigger than the Titanic.

Malaga Welcomes Biggest Cruise Ship In The World

Photo by Gary Jones

Malaga Welcomes Biggest Cruise Ship In The World

The world’s biggest cruise ship has arrived in Malaga as it begins it’s inaugural voyage through the Mediterranean before heading to Florida.  Symphony Of The Seas is over a kilometre long with 18 decks and room for 8000 passengers.

Symphony Of The Seas

The ship cost a staggering one billion euros to build. Photo by Gary Jones.

The ship is being welcomed to Malaga today with a dramatic fireworks display.  Visitors are able to enjoy the spectacle today and this evening, as the ship is shown off to the world’s media.

Symphony Of The Seas

The ship has 18 decks and can carry 8000 passengers.

The Ship Cost Over A Billion Euros To Build

Dominating the Malaga port, this 228 ton ship has an ice rink, zip wire, golf course, surfing simulator, 20 restaurants, and 8 bars including one operated by futuristic robots.  Costing over a billion euros to build, the ship even has 23 swimming pools.

Symphony Of The Seas

The vast vessel is five times bigger than the Titanic.

Mayor Of Malaga

The Mayor Of Malaga has presented Royal Carribean with a plaque to thank the company for choosing the city to demonstrate the ship to the world.  He said “It is a unique opportunity for all managers and journalists from around the world to get to know the city better.  It is a very important complement to the work of our constant promotion that the Port and the city develop every time there is a cruise tourism fair in Europe or America.”

 

Published: 27.03.2018

Written by Dave James

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