The largest cruise ship ever has set sail. The ship is 362 metres long, has 18 decks, and room for 6,988 guests. Its name is Wonder of the Seas. It is the newest addition to the ships by the company Royal Caribbean. It off on its maiden voyage last week from Fort Lauderdale in Florida, USA. The lucky passengers will a cruise of the Caribbean islands. A company official about his excitement to CNN Travel. He said: "We're excited to guests across the world to Wonder of the Seas and its world-class features after a six-year-long process." He the company's expertise and feedback from guests the company could " something truly awe-inspiring".
It a shipyard in France three years to the enormous ship. It is an impressive vessel. It 237,000 tons, and is as long as the Empire State Building is high. It is 30 metres longer than the longest aircraft carrier ever and 306 meters longer than the Titanic. Surprisingly, the Titanic 1.8kph faster. The new cruise ship has eight different "neighbourhoods". These areas of the ship that will guests different experiences. One is Central Park, which filled with over 10,000 real plants. Facilities 20 restaurants, four swimming pools, a children's water park, a full-size basketball court, an ice-skating rink, a surf simulator, a 1400-seat theatre, and two 13-metre rock-climbing walls.