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Top Ten Largest Cruise Ships of the World

World Cruise Ships

Cruise ships represent represent a luxurious vacation away from everyday life, where voyagers can enjoy extravagant amenities aboard massive, floating resorts on the seas. And cruise lines are going bigger: currently, there are more than 50 cruise ships with a gross tonnage exceeding 100,000.
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But cruise ships are also getting “smarter.” In 2014, Royal Caribbean International launched Quantum of the Seas, a ship packed with so many high-tech amenities (robot bartenders, virtual balconies in windowless rooms) that it was billed as the world’s first “smartship.”

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Many cruise ships now on-board activities and perks that could rival the most luxurious resorts on the ground. Royal Caribbean International’s Freedom of the Seas features a FlowRider surf simulator, rock climbing wall, ice-skating rink, Royal Promenade, cantilevered whirlpools, mini golf course, H2O Zone water park.

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Want to experience the Great White Way on the seas? Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Breakaway, the largest cruise ship ever to home port year-round in New York City, offers three live Browdway performances. It also showcases comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar.

The 10 largest cruise ships, ranked by gross tonnage:

Allure_of_the_Seas Allure of the Seas (2010): 225,282 gross tonnage; 5,412 passengers

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Oasis of the Seas (2009): 225,282 gross tonnage; 5,412 passengers

Quantum_of_the_SeasQuantum of the Seas (2014): 168,666 gross tonnage; 4,180 passengers

Norwegian_EpicNorwegian Epic (2010): 155,873 gross tonnage; 4,100 passengers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFreedom of the Seas (2006): 154,407 gross tonnage; 3,634 passengers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALiberty of the Seas (2007): 154,407 gross tonnage; 3,634 passengers

Independence_of_the_SeasIndependence of the Seas (2008): 154,407 gross tonnage; 3,634 passengers

Queen_Mary_2Queen Mary 2 (2004): 148,528 gross tonnage; 2,592 passengers

Norwegian-Breakaway-Successfully-Completes-Sea-TrialsNorwegian Breakaway (2013): 146,600 gross tonnage; 3,988 passengers

Norwegian_Getaway_1Norwegian Getaway (2014): 145,655 gross tonnage; 3,910 passengers

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