the ship: Royal Caribbean's INDEPENDENCE Of The Seas
Independence Of The Seas information
Walk in the footsteps of Nordic gods and Greek philosophers on adventures that begin onboard Independence of the Seas®. See the most famous fjords and the best of Norway’s nature, or explore the classic jewels of the Mediterranean. And every evening return to the bustling nightlife and award-winning entertainment of this groundbreaking Freedom Class ship.
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Here is some general information about the ship:
Maiden Voyage: 2008
Ships Registry: Bahamas
Passenger Capacity: 3,634
on board entertainment
Never a dull moment, Independence of the Seas® is teeming with fine dining restaurants, Broadway-style shows, and parades down the Royal Promenade. You’ll never run out of things to do, spectacles to marvel at, or signature cocktails to sample. And during the day, you can unwind in one of 10 whirlpools and pools or indulge in a massage at Vitality Spa.
Invitation To Dance- You're invited... to a world-class production where ballroom and Latin dance have been reinvented. Invitation To Dance brings guests on stage for a fusion of dancesport, theater, and couture, evoking the excitement and energy of the hit TV show Dancing with the Stars.
Broadway At Sea- Only Royal Caribbean offers Tony Award® winning musicals at sea. As an official sponsor of Broadway’s brightest award, we’ve got the shows that you can’t stop singing. See your favorites again or discover great shows you missed. We’ve got your seat for full-scale productions of exciting musicals, including the moving story of CATS, the uplifting Mamma Mia!, the killer Queen tunes of West End hit We Will Rock You, and the poodle skirt love story of the Broadway musical smash, Grease.
Flow Rider- Only Royal Caribbean gives you the chance to catch a wave right onboard. Grab a board and hang ten on our 40-foot-long surf simulator, or cheer on friends from stadium seating with prime wipeout views. Give it a go— it's included in the cost of your cruise, no reservation required. Want to refine your FlowRider® skills? Try a private lesson for a nominal charge.
Once Upon A Time- Take a fantasy ride through your favorite childhood stories, with details that the Brothers Grimm and other storytellers left out. Once Upon a Time is a show for everyone who never abandoned their inner child, with music as popular and timeless as the tales themselves.
Interactive Game Shows- Bring your skills for game time thrills and take on the challenges in Love & Marriage, Battle of the Sexes and the adults-only Quest. Collaborate or calculate your next move and join in on the fun as a star or a spectator— it’s up to you.
Ice Skating Shows- Come for the g-force spins. Stay for the spectacular ice dancing. The Studio B ice rink presents dramatic ice shows starring a cast of professional skaters from around the world. Enjoy dazzling costumes and choreography filled with amazing spins, leaps and lifts.
Mystery Dinner Theater- Our professional cast hosts an evening of theater packed with mystery, intrigue and lots of laughs. Solve the crime in one of our specialty restaurants over an exquisite multi-course dinner paired with fine wine. An exclusive event onboard select ships; sailings vary. Limited space, reserve early.
Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. More complimentary options including Windjammer Café, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Sorrento's Pizza, Café Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks, and room service.* Specialty restaurants Chops Grille steakhouse, Giovanni's Table Italian restaurant, where for one low cover charge you can choose any items off the menu from appetizer to dessert.
* Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets, Cupcake Cupboard, and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.*
Windjammer Marketplace, a Royal Caribbean dining mainstay, is a global culinary pavilion that invites you to explore the world, dish by dish. Enticing food islands weave throughout, showcasing international fare while mapping your way between interactive stations. Here, staff prepare signature specialties to your specs— like fresh-pressed panini, juices blended before your eyes, fluffy omelets, pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches and tantalizing desserts— all part of a menu that changes daily. Chef's Table
If you enjoy gourmet fare paired with the finest of wines, then dining at Chef's Table is an absolute must. Located in an intimate, exclusive enclave throughout various spots onboard, this private epicurean experience for a limited number of guests treats you to a five-course, upgraded menu and wine tasting. Dinner at Chef's Table is both experiential and educational, as the Chef de Cuisine specially prepares and presents each course, while explaining its cooking techniques, ingredients and flavors. Then a sommelier pairs every course with wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish.
Darling, colorful and always flavorful, the fresh-baked batches of yum at Cupcake Cupboard are moist and creamy bits of perfection created by the inspired bakers onboard. Make yourself at home in this adorable 1940s-style shop, offering a display of must-try flavors as well as cupcake design classes, private decorating parties, and baking accessory kits, so you can take the experience home with you. A la carte pricing.
Rustic Italian dishes are served with contemporary flair at Giovanni’s Table, a Royal Caribbean® favorite offering indoor and al fresco seating. This casual trattoria serves up a seemingly endless selection of Italian classics, like Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Risotto, Bolognese and much more. From the mouth-watering fresh pastas to the carefully braised meats and stews, you can tour all of Italy without ever leaving the ship.
For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant. Now, they give you a fresh twist on a favorite, with a revamped menu that brings contemporary flair to traditional steakhouse offerings. Most intriguing: our exceptional prime meat. This prime beef is joined by Maine lobster, veal parmesan, grilled branzino and other succulent dishes paired with addictive sides and irresistible desserts.
Looking for an authentic New York pizzeria experience… at sea? Then head to Sorrento's for fully loaded pies right out of the oven. Try a different creation every day— from chorizo to Hawaiian to Pizza Florentine, with classic cheese and pepperoni always on call— or have one custom made with your favorite ingredients. Sorrento’s is just one of many casual-service dining options that cater to a wide variety of tastes and preferences, offering something for everyone at no additional cost. And with Sorrento’s serving up freshly baked pies, this is already one of our most popular restaurants— because any way you slice it, who doesn’t love pizza?
Founded on the belief that “everyone deserves a place where they can escape from today’s complicated world and experience the uncomplicated goodness of classic Americana,” Johnny Rockets® has been serving up delicious American fare to diners around the world since 1986. Its menu features fresh, never frozen, made-to-order hamburgers, sides, shakes and desserts. So, no matter where you are onboard or in the world, you’re always surrounded by good food and simple pleasures at Johnny Rockets. Room Service
If you’re craving convenience, pick up the phone and dial up delicious in-room dining any time— day or night. Enjoy breakfast in bed with a fresh omelet or a steaming stack of pancakes. Or a delectable dinner in the comfort of your stateroom after a long day of adventure onboard and ashore. You can treat your taste buds without having to set foot outside your door. Fees may apply, but continental breakfast, when served, is always complimentary.
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