Bye-bye, The First Mega Ship!
Have you been on Monarch of the Seas? In Treasure Coast, FL a lot of people will answer? “Yes, I did!” We even had a Charity Cruise benefiting Dogs and Cats Forever on this ship. Let’s think about Monarch of the seas as a grandmother of the Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas. Modern history of Royal Caribbean International started with those ships: Sovereign of the Seas, Majesty of the Seas, and Monarch of the Seas/
As was announced today, Royal Caribbean International will transfer Monarch of the Seas to its Pullmantur brand, a cruise and tour operator based in Madrid. The last voyage under Royal Caribbean brand will be on March 29, 2013. On April 1, 2013 will be officially transferred to Pullmantur.
Monarch of the Seas is very well known among people who need short get away and refresh themselves. It makes 3 and 4 nights Bahamas itineraries from Port Canaveral.
Monarch of the Seas belongs to the Sovereign class of Royal Caribbean fleet. The older sister – The Sovereign of the Seas left a few years before. Royal Caribbean’s Sovereign-class ships were the first in the industry, setting a standard for cruising today. Monarch of the Seas was built in St. Nazaire, France at Chantiers de L’Atlantique (now STX.) She sailed its maiden voyage on November 17, 1991.
Pullmantur is a Spanish company, founded in 1971. It currently operates four vessels with a daily passenger capacity of 9,000 worldwide. The company has an in-house air travel division with a fleet of four Boeing 747-400s. Pullmantur Air provides charter flights to European cruise embarkation ports and flights between Spain and the Caribbean for the company’s tour-operation division.
If still have a chance to experience Monarch of the Seas from now up to April 1, 2013. If you are interested, let us know by dropping email or by calling 772 777-1337.