About Royal Caribbean International

Royal Caribbean International is a brand with an incredible history and unlimited potential. The cruise line not only sets new standards by the size of the ships, but also by its degree of innovation. Especially the entertainment programm on their vessels is a new invention. The ships are convincing due to a variety of sport offers and leisure activities for every age group. Particularly the outdoor area offers great experiences with ice rinks or zip lines. However not only the big vessels, but also the smaller ones offer plenty options to have fun in a relaxed atmosphere. In the different restaurants you expect tasty dishes combined with an attentive service. On board, all age groups feel at home. Due to the company’s heritage a basic knowledge in English is recommended. Another thing to take into considerations is that the additional costs are higher than on German ships.

The ship

Empress of the Seas will head back to the Royal Caribbean brand! It was built in 1990 and renovated in 2004. The ship was transferred to Pullmantur Cruises in 2007 but now heads back to RCI! The ship will go to the dry dock before it starts its first cruise for RCI. 2020 passengers can go onboard of the ship which is 210,81 meters long.



All staterooms are cozy and comfortable. Warm colours, modern design, luxurious furnishings and valuable materials make the passengers feel good! The staterooms are equipped wth a hair dryer, TV, radio, telephone, table and safe. Inside staterooms are 10 square meters large and oceanview staterooms 13-14,5 square meters. The Royal Suite impresses with 55 square feet and a 21 square feet-balcony.


Atmosphere onboard

Jung and old passengers are very welcome onboard. Child care and entertainment for kids ensure a nice family trip. Most of the passengers are Americans but also other guest love the atmosphere onboard. The atmosphere is casual und friendly. Some formal nights take place on every cruise.



The Empress of the Seas offers a variety of dining options. You can choose between the main restaurant, Windjammer Café and specialty restaurants with italian, american or asian food. An additional fee will be charged if you want to dine in one of the specialty restaurants.


Entertainment, Sports and Leisure

Passengers find a lot onboard of Empress of the Seas but definately no boredom. You can find anything from sports to wellness and entertainment. If you would like, you may lay at one of the pools or jacuzzis, enjoy a massage at the spa or do some sports in the gym or at the climbing wall. In the evenings, guests enjoy the shows at the theater, enjoy a cocktail at the bar or try their luck at the casino.

Our summary

Guest who want to be entertained, who like elegance and international flair but also like casual atmosphere are in good hands onboard Empress of the Seas.