What Is the World’s Newest Cruise Ship?

By Alice Nichols

The world’s most recent cruise ship is the Symphony of the Seas, which launched in April 2018. It is owned by Royal Caribbean International and is the largest cruise ship ever built at a staggering 228,000 tons. The Symphony of the Seas has a capacity of 6,680 passengers and 2,200 crew members. It offers a wide variety of amenities such as 18 decks, 20 dining options, 23 pools and water slides, a mini-golf course, rock climbing wall and numerous entertainment venues.

The Symphony of the Seas offers its passengers a range of activities with its numerous features. There are two main theaters on board – Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade and the AquaTheater – which offer guests live shows and performances. The ship also features an ice rink where guests can take part in shows or practice their skating skills. Other activities include zip-lining around Central Park or visiting the onboard casino.

The Symphony of the Seas boasts some unique features including an open-air park called Central Park, an indoor promenade with shops and restaurants called The Boardwalk, an interactive aqua theater for diving shows called AquaTheater and an Ultimate Abyss – a 10 story dry slide that takes passengers from deck 16 to deck 6.

As well as its many activities on board, Symphony of the Seas also offers shore excursions to various destinations around the world such as Jamaica, Mexico and Europe. These excursions can range from snorkeling trips to beach days or guided tours.


What Is the World’s Newest Cruise Ship? The world’s newest cruise ship is Symphony of the Seas by Royal Caribbean International which launched in April 2018.

It has a capacity of over 6,000 passengers and offers them many amenities such as 18 decks, 20 dining options and 23 pools along with various activities like zip-lining or visiting onboard casinos or taking part in live shows at one of its two theaters. Shore excursions are also available for those looking to explore further destinations around the world.