Adventure of the Seas of Royal Caribbean, the first ship of the Voyager class homeport in Texas, started its maiden journey by boat from the Port of Galveston a 5 day trip through the western Caribbean.
Adventure of the Seas, RCI’s largest ship sailing for short breaks from Galveston, offers 4- and 5-day trips to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico.
“We welcome Adventure of the Seas to its new home, the fourth most popular cruise port in the US and the only cruise port in Texas,” said Rodger Rees, CEO of the Port of Galveston .
Rees added that “offering cruise passengers additional navigation options is one reason our port continues to attract more than one million passengers a year from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and beyond.”
Adventure of the Seas joins the Liberty of the Seas of Royal Caribbean as the largest passenger ships to leave from Galveston, a city that is based on a market of about 30 million people within a radius of 482 kilometers.
The port, according to this, expects an average of 3,100 passengers per cruise during this season.
In 2022, the Port of Galveston will prepare to host RCI’s award-winning Oasis-class ship, Allure of the Seas, which is one of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships and the first of its kind to call this town home. port of Texas.
The Allure of the Seas will set sail from the new Royal Caribbean cruise terminal whose investment will total USD 125 million at the end of its works in the fall of 2022.
The construction project will generate approximately 400 construction jobs in Texas and 400 jobs from local operations. The 49,164-square-meter terminal will cover four hectares at Pier 10 in the easternmost area of the port on Galveston Island.
On the other hand, the port will build and operate a 1,800-space cruise ship parking lot at the terminal.