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Icon of the Seas

Icon of the Seas breaks all-time booking record for Royal Caribbean

MIAMI — Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas is off to a record-breaking start after opening for reservations earlier this week.

The Icon Class ship, which was first unveiled as the industry’s “first-of-its-kind combination of the best of every vacation” last week, gave Royal Caribbean International its single largest booking day in its 53-year history.

“The enthusiasm and excitement for Icon are undeniable in more ways than one, ‘said Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International. “The incredible response we have received from our loyal guests, vacationers new to cruising, crew members and travel partners continues to come in, and this is just the beginning. We can’t wait to share more of what Icon has in store in the coming months.”

Icon will sail year-round, seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean vacations from Miami, with every cruise visiting Royal Caribbean’s private island destination, Perfect Day at CocoCay, The Bahamas. A mix of destinations will also be included, such as Cozumel in Mexico, Philipsburg in St. Maarten, and Basseterre in St. Kitts.

Icon of the Seas boasts eight neighbourhoods onboard as well as 28 room categories that range from standard rooms to suites, plus new layouts for families of three, four, five, six and more. For more information go to

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