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Royal Caribbean Announces 4 Unique Eurovision-Themed Sailings in May

Royal Caribbean has announced four unique Eurovision-themed sailings to coincide with this year’s Song Contest, in May.

Royal Caribbean was recently announced as an Official Partner of the Eurovision Song Contest for 2024 and 2025.

The cruises will cover the Anthem of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas and Odyssey of the Seas ships.

Anthem of the Seas

“Millions of fans across the world watch the Eurovision Song Contest from home every year, and now these sailings give fans the chance to unite and celebrate the world’s largest live music event in a way they never have before while adventuring around Europe,” said Ben Bouldin, vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Royal Caribbean International. “Paired with Royal Caribbean’s own world-class entertainment, holidaymakers can lay all their love on the world of Eurovision as they visit a line-up of landmark destinations across the continent, making for a truly memorable holiday.”

Eurovision-Themed Holidays

Sailing in Europe for the first time with its amplified adventures, the original gamechanger is the perfect backdrop for friends and families to create lifelong memories. From the 10-storey Ultimate Abyss and entertainment across airicewater and theatre to a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges, including the cruise line’s first barbecue restaurant, Portside BBQ, there are experiences for everyone. Holidaymakers will explore the Western Mediterranean for seven nights as they visiting bucket-list destinations like Palma de Mallorca, SpainFlorence (La Spezia), Italy; and Provence (Marseille), France.

The fan favourite will whisk holidaymakers and Eurovision fans across Cyprus, GreeceItaly and Turkey on a 12-night adventure, where they can exploring everything from the blue domes of Mykonos, Greece, to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pompeii, Italy, the ruins of Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey, and more. Between one destination and the next, there’s an all-encompassing combination of experiences to enjoy on board, like a vibrant resort-style pool deck; skydiving at RipCord by iFlySeaPlex, the largest indoor and outdoor activity complex at sea, with bumper cars, laser tag, an arcade and more.

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! a weekend 2-night getaway to the legendary city of Le Havre, near Paris, France. Adventurers can enjoy walks along the Seine while taking in the renowned architecture and marvel at the Eiffel Tower. The thrills on board are also next level, with adrenaline-pumping experiences like the RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator and the North Star glass observation capsule that can reach as high as 300 feet above the ocean.

The 7-night holiday to Italy, Greece and Croatia will kick off in the best way with the Eurovision Grand Final Viewing Party on the first night. Following the celebration, travellers can look forward to exploring the Aegean Sea and the idyllic beaches, forest-clad mountains and the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean destinations, such as Corfu and Crete, GreeceKotor, Montenegro; and Messina, Italy. The adventures continue on board at the rock climbing wallice-skating rinkracing waterslides, dedicated spaces for kids and teens, the adults-only Solarium pool and more.

As an Official Partner of the Eurovision Song Contest, Royal Caribbean will bring to life a wide range of moments and experiences in 2024 and 2025, including brand exposure throughout the event, host-city promotion and more.

Geoff Percival
Geoff Percival
Geoff has worked in business, news, consumer and travel journalism for more than 25 years; having worked for and contributed to the likes of The Irish Examiner, Business & Finance, Business Plus, The Sunday Times, The Irish News, Senior Times, and The Sunday Tribune.

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