Wednesday, February 16, 2011

On the Allure Of The Seas Cruise Ship, the Sea Is an Afterthought

On the World’s Largest Cruise Ship, the Sea Is an Afterthought
NY Times Travel review, with photos:
http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/travel/13allure.html
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Yet Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, launched in December at a cost of about $1.4 billion, has taken the concept of land to a point where, on a seven-day western Caribbean voyage, from Dec. 19 to 26, with stops in Labadee, Haiti, and Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico, my Aunt Dorothy and I entirely forgot we were at sea.
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Slideshow: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/02/13/travel/13COVER.html?ref=travel

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