Royal Caribbean enhances culinary offerings

Royal Caribbean International continues to enhance its onboard dining options with the addition of Oasis-class amenities to even more ships. Next in line is Serenade of the Seas, which is scheduled for an extensive revitalization this fall. Serenade of the Seas will re-emerge from dry dock with a new line-up of specialty restaurants, which will include Giovanni’s Table Italian restaurant, Izumi Asian cuisine and the intimate Chef’s Table dining experience, as well as new dining packages that allow guests to enjoy all of them special pricing. Guests will have the option of choosing the Royal Choice Dining Package, which includes dinner at Chops Grille, Giovanni’s Table and Izumi for US$55 per guest, or the Chef’s Table Dining Package for US$130 per guest, which includes all of the specialty restaurants, as well as the Chef’s Table. Serenade of the Seas also will offer additional dining deals at Giovanni’s Table. Groups of four or more can take advantage of the Celebration Dining Deal, which is valid for the first two nights of each sailing and allows groups of four or more to enjoy a meal plus a US$30 beverage credit at a cost of US$20 p.p. Groups of eight or more can opt for the Set Sail Dining Deal, which includes dinner on the first night of their cruise for US$14 per guest. Further enhancing its onboard culinary offerings, Royal Caribbean is expanding its partnership with renowned wine producer Domaines Barons de Rothschild by offering the exclusive Lafite Wine Tasting Experience onboard. Available for US$23 to US$25 p.p., depending upon ship and itinerary, the experience, which was first introduced onboard Allure of the Seas, offers guests a unique tasting showcasing the renowned vintages from France’s Bordeaux region. The Lafite Wine Tasting Experience is now available for pre-booking on select ships, including Allure of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas and Enchantment of the Seas. (