Royal Caribbean announces Dubai cruises

Royal Caribbean announces Dubai cruises on Brilliance of the Seas in 2010

Royal Caribbean International is pleased to announce a seven-night roundtrip inaugural season sailing from Dubai on sale from Monday 3rd November. Guests can choose among 13 sailings, from January through April 2010, aboard Brilliance of the Seas to some of the most exciting and vibrant destinations in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman.

Guests aboard Brilliance of the Seas’ cruises from Dubai will have ample time to explore the famed city with overnight stays at the beginning and conclusion of the voyage. The port-intensive itinerary will also include a call at Oman’s
capital of Muscat, and maiden ports of call at Mina Sulman, Bahrain; and Fujairah and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

Guests can choose among two repositioning cruises, both 14-night itineraries, between Barcelona and Dubai via the Suez Canal. The January 4, 2010 sailing from Barcelona will call at Aqaba, Jordan and four Egyptian ports: Alexandria, Safaga, Sharm El Sheikh, and an overnight stay at Port Said. The April 19 return voyage will call at Safaga, Sharm El Sheikh, Alexandria and Muscat.

Brilliance of the Seas features an open Centrum with 10-deck high windows and ocean-facing glass elevators, both of which will offer spectacular views of the passing shoreline and sea. Guests will enjoy Royal Caribbean’s award-winning Broadway-style revues from Royal Caribbean Productions, multiple onboard bars, lounges and discos throughout the ship, and Vegas-style gaming in the Casino Royale.

Guests can choose among five dining options, including Royal Caribbean’s signature specialty restaurants, Chops Grille Steakhouse and Portofino Italian Ristorante. Guests also can choose a more traditional dining experience in