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Ovation of the Seas

The first world-class ship to make China its homeport

Royal Caribbean officially took delivery of its 24th ship, Ovation of the Seas, in a ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany, in April, 2016.

Ovation and her sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas, belong to the Quantum class of ships and are built with the most advanced technology.

Designed and built to deliver amazing vacation experiences for guests of all ages, Ovation of the Seas became the first world-class ship to make China its homeport when she began her first homeport sailing season from Tianjin two months later.

Ovation of the Seas

As one of the largest cruise ships ever built, accommodating 4,180 guests at double occupancy and 1,500 international crew members, Ovation of the Seas boasts an array of stunning features and experiences many of which have never before been seen at sea.

She features feature first-at-sea amenities including the North Star, an observation capsule that gently rises more than 300 feet in the air to treat guests to breathtaking panoramic views; thrilling skydiving and surfing experiences; Two70, a daily social space which transforms into a multifunctional entertainment place in the evening; and SeaPlex, the largest indoor activity space at sea, which includes basketball, roller-skating, bumper cars, and more.

Ovation offers 18 restaurants onboard with a variety of cuisines to choose from as well as relaxing and luxurious accommodations with the unique Loft Suites and groundbreaking Virtual Balcony staterooms, interior accommodations that feature large digital screens displaying real-time views, ensuring that every room has a view.

Vital statistics

Operated by Royal Caribbean International
Built at Meyer Werft, Germany
Maiden voyage: 17 April, 2016
Gross tonnage: 168,666 tons
Registered: Bahamas
Passengers: 4,180 double occupancy, 4,905 total
Passenger decks: 16
Lifts: 16
Crew: 1,500
Staterooms: 2,091 including
:: 1,572 with balconies
:: 148 with ocean view
:: 375 inside
:: 16 family connected
::  12 studio with balcony
:: 34 with wheelchair access
Length: 1,138ft
Width: 136ft
Draft: 28ft
Cruising speed: 22 knots


18 restaurants with a variety of cuisines, three show lounges, Dreamworks experience, flowrider surf simulator, rock-climbing wall, sports court, outdoor movie scree, casino, library, video arcade, four swimming pools (two inside), rip cord, golf simulator, ice rink, boutiques, spa and fitness centre, sauna and steam room, beauty salon, self-service laundry, children’s facilities, theatre, champagne bar, conference centre, library, casino, internet centre, medical centre.

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