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Old 05-17-2016, 09:32 AM   #1
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Default The $1billion boat arrives in Britain

World’s biggest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas rules the waves as it docks in Southampton ahead of maiden voyage
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Harmony Of The Seas is a 1,188 foot and 227,000-ton cruise ship - the newest and biggest the world has ever seen
Worth £800m, it boasts the Ultimate Abyss - the tallest slide at sea - as well as seven separate ‘neighbourhoods’
Stood on its stern the ship would soar above the Shard, the Eiffel Tower and the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai
It is 330ft longer than the Titanic, and can carry a human cargo of 8,880 including 2,100 crew from 77 countries
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...0ft-slide.html


Stunning aerial photos of Harmony of the Seas' arrival in
Southampton reveal the scale of the 227,000-ton cruise ship


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It is 330ft longer than the Titanic, and can carry a human cargo of
8,880 including 2,100 crew from 77 countries
10,000 plus people on board that thing. This does not sound attractive to me.

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I can see the Ultimate Abyss marketing ploy backfiring if the Norovirus ever finds its way aboard this monstrosity.
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Perhaps I missed it in the article, but I saw nothing about life boat capacity.

Looks top heavy. Definitely not something I have interest in experiencing. Hello norovirus.
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Cruise ships are the ultimate tourist trap.
There must be at least three classes on board, with smaller and bigger cabins, different food and services and so on.
The thousands of staff will mainly be from low-wage countries.
This monstrosity is so big anyone on board will hardly meet more than maybe one percent of the other tourists.
It is a floating city, commercialised to the maximum.
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