ROYAL Caribbean International has unveiled next year's summer itineraries for Voyager of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas, featuring sailings to the East Asian destinations of South Korea, Japan and Taiwan.
Between March and November 2014, Mariner of the Seas will offer roundtrip cruises from Shanghai (Baoshan) to South Korea on three- to six-night itineraries. Ports of call include Seoul (Incheon), Busan, Jeju Island or Yeosu (Gangyang).
The ship will then end the season with an eight-night trip from Shanghai (Baoshan) to Singapore, calling on Xiamen, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City.
Sister vessel Voyager of the Seas kicks off the season on April 10 with a 10-night sailing out of Singapore to Tokyo, with stops at Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Taipei (Keelung) and Nagasaki.
From Tokyo, Voyager will embark on a six-night roundtrip sailing from Tokyo to South Korea and Nagoya on April 20, followed by two Japan cruises, a four-night itinerary from Tokyo to Taipei (Keelung) on May 5, and a seven-night roundtrip itinerary from Taipei (Keelung) on May 9.
Between June and September, the ship will sail four- to six-night Korean itineraries roundtrip from Beijing (Tianjin), and call on Seoul (Incheon), Yeosu (Gangyang), Busan and Jeju Island.
It departs on September 10 for a seven-night Japan and South Korea cruise from Beijing (Tianjin) to Hong Kong. Out of Hong Kong, Voyager will depart on roundtrip four-, five- and seven-night Japan and Taiwan cruises throughout September and October.
Voyager of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas are two of six Royal Caribbean ships offering the DreamWorks Experience, and summer itineraries are now open for sale.