Symphony of the Seas: World’s largest cruise ship sets sail – Erie News Now


By Kate Springer CNN

(CNN) — After three years of construction, the world’s largest cruise ship just set sail from Barcelona, Spain, on its inaugural voyage around the Mediterranean.

But the ship’s record-breaking size isn’t its only claim to fame.

The Symphony of the Seas is home to the tallest waterslide at sea, the ocean’s fastest Internet and more works of art than the Louvre has paintings.

“The most surprising and memorable thing for me was that first sight of the ship — seeing how big and immense it is,” Balwin Yeung, Royal Caribbean’s director of sales and marketing in Hong Kong, tells CNN Travel.

“You can actually see it the moment you almost step out of the airport in Barcelona, since the port is just 10 to 15 minutes away. It makes a huge first impression.”

As the world’s largest…

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