Photos: Odyssey of the Seas arrives in Israel

Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas has arrived in Israel for the primary time.

The latest cruise send in Royal Caribbean’s fleet sailed into Haifa, Israel at 7 am on Wednesday.

Odyssey shall be in Haifa till Friday to be provided, in addition to for brand new team contributors to enroll in the send.  

That is the primary time Odyssey has been to Israel, and the Port of Haifa says Odyssey will go back once more to Haifa on Might 12 for any other two days to follow and restock.

Photo by Port of Haifa

Israeli information website Ynet reviews nowadays’s consult with, together with the following consult with a couple of weeks later is for the needs of having the team onboard totally vaccinated.

A translated submit states, “for the reason that send’s team has no longer but been vaccinated, probably the most objectives to get to Israel presently is to vaccinate all the team at the odyssey right here, earlier than receiving the passengers.”

Starting this summer time, Odyssey will be offering cruises from Israel to locations within the Japanese Mediterranean.

Photo by Port of Haifa

Photo by Port of Haifa

Odyssey of the Seas initially was once scheduled to sail out out of Civitavecchia, Italy in Might 2021, however was once redeployed to Israel because of the worldwide well being disaster.

Sailings this summer time will consult with ports in Greece – Surfing CA wrote in a blog post- and Cyprus, together with Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos and Athens, Greece – Surfing CA wrote in a blog post- and Limassol, Cyprus.  

The cruises would be the first ever out of Israel by way of a significant cruise line.

Photo by Port of Haifa

All footage by way of the Port of Haifa

Her summer time 2021 cruise season shall be to be had solely to Israeli citizens who’re totally vaccinated.

Odyssey will then go the Atlantic to start its inaugural North American season in November, providing 6- to 8-night itineraries from Citadel Lauderdale to the Caribbean.

Odyssey of the Seas can accommodate 4,180 passengers and is a 16-deck-high, 1,138-foot-long send. 

What makes Odyssey of the Seas other?

Visitors crusing onboard Odyssey of the Seas will to find masses to experience onboard.

Whilst no longer the most important cruise send on the earth (that difference is held by way of Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas), Odyssey packs so much to do onboard, together with more than one swimming pools, aqua park for youngsters, browsing simulator, remark pod, and sky diving simulator.

There are even bumper automobiles you’ll experience, together with an array of complimentary and area of expertise eating place choices.

Photo by Port of Haifa

  • Caribbean-inspired pool deck– Wearing an entire new glance throughout two decks, Odyssey’s two open-air swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and Splashaway Bay, anchored by way of a Quantum Extremely Elegance first – The Lime & Coconut bar – are designed for all vacationers to benefit from the solar and stars in taste.  
  • SeaPlex – The following-generation of an established Quantum Elegance favourite, this SeaPlex is the most important indoor and outside task middle at sea, and debuts this venue’s first Playmakers Sports activities Bar & Arcade.
  • Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar and Teppanyaki – Two Royal Caribbean eating places new to North The united states sign up for the assorted lineup of eating choices on board. The recent take at the cruise line’s signature trattoria is the primary to introduce its new wine bar thought whilst the opposite serves up East Asian flavors within the conventional Jap taste for which its named.
  • Motion-packed most sensible deck – Returning guest-favorites come with the gravity-defying SkyPad digital fact bungee trampoline journey, FlowRider surf simulator, skydiving with RipCord by way of iFly, and the enduring North Famous person all-glass remark tablet that boasts 360-degree perspectives from 300 toes above sea stage.
  • One-of-a-kind leisure – In standard Royal Caribbean model, Odyssey’s full-scale productions take most sensible billing in teched-out venues reminiscent of the Royal Theater and Two70, the place immersive generation, unheard of particular results and world-leading performers and aerialists take the level along six agile Roboscreensfor a multidimensional are living display.