Royal Caribbean cruises to Alaska this July 2021

Royal Caribbean cruises to Alaska this July 2021

NEWS + 12 PHOTOS: Royal Caribbean cruises to Alaska this summer with 7-night cruises – roundtrip from Seattle – on returning favorite ships Serenade and Ovation of the Seas, beginning July 19 and August 13, respectively.

Royal Caribbean Serenade-Hubbard

After more than a year with cruising on pause and the significant impact its had on the beloved Alaskan communities, travelers can now chart a course for the culture-rich destinations they have looked forward to discovering while helping revive the local economies. The new Royal Caribbean cruises to Alaska summer 2021 cruises on Serenade and Ovation’s existing sailings are available to book.

Royal Caribbean Alaska Bear

“Any traveler who visits Alaska immediately understands how special it is, given its natural beauty, the welcoming locals, and the culture carefully preserved over centuries,” said Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International. “The past year has been a challenging time for us all, and the Alaskan communities heavily reliant on cruise tourism have felt it deeply. To see the communities, industry and government successfully pass a solution that will help bring these communities back to life shows the great progress and clear paths we can make together. We are confident this is just the first part of our return to cruising from the U.S.”

Royal Caribbean Alaska passage

Serenade will begin cruising in July, sailing roundtrip from Seattle – a change from its previously scheduled homeport in Vancouver.

Royal Caribbean Alaska caribou

On board, the ship will deliver awe-inspiring views from its signature ocean-facing glass elevators and floor-to-ceiling windows as guests travel from one far-flung destination to the next.

Royal Caribbean Alaska cruises on Ovation and Serenade

The week-long itinerary features a lineup of popular ports of call, including JuneauSitkaKetchikan and Icy Strait PointAlaska, as well as the jaw-dropping Endicott Arm fjord and Dawes Glacier.

Royal Caribbean Alaska Bald eagle

Ovation follows suit in August for a different take on Alaskan adventure, pairing the region’s natural wonders and wildlife-filled fjords with a thrilling lineup of experiences on board. From the North Star glass observation capsule to the RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator, vacationers can get their adrenaline pumping as they take in deck-defying sights of the scenic landscape and lush scenery of the destinations, such as Glacier National Park, the Inside Passage, Juneau and Skagway, Alaskafrom unparalleled viewpoints.

Royal Caribbean Alaska ovation

Travelers can plan their Alaska cruise with peace of mind knowing that all crew members and vacationers 16 years of age or older will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and everyone 12 or older as of August 1.

Royal Caribbean Ovation and Serenade cruise ships sail to Alaska

Those underage will receive a test prior to sailing. These measures are part of the cruise line’s Royal Promise commitment to the health and safety of every guest, crew member and community visited. Royal Caribbean Ovation Northstar Alaska cruises

The measures will be evaluated and updated as public health circumstances evolve. Royal Caribbean will continue to work closely with local health officials on specific measures outlined for the region.

Royal Caribbean Alaska serendade

Guests and travel partners impacted by the affected sailings will be contacted directly with their options. These reservations are covered by Royal Caribbean’s Cruise with Confidence program.

Royal Caribbean Alaska ovation

Source: Royal Caribbean

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