The world's largest cruise ship "Allure of the Seas," is a new ship of Royal Caribbean International. It is also the sister ship to the world's largest passenger ship, the MS Oasis of the Seas.
The "Allure of the Seas" is an architectural fantasy on the sea. It is 361-meters long, 66-meters wide, 72-meters high above the water, and its gross tonnage is up to 225,000 tons. There are altogether 16 decks and 2,704 passenger cabins in the vessel, which maximum capacity is 6,360 passengers and a crew of 2,100.
Aside from a two-deck high dance hall, a 1380-seat theatre and an ice skating rink, a number of pools, spas, gyms, it also houses bars, restaurants and cafes as well as a shopping street with a park with trees.
It left the Turku shipyard October 29 2010 heading directly to Florida, USA.