& # 39; The world's largest cruise ship reaches its home base in Miami

Miami, November 9 (EFE) .- The "Symphony of the Seas," a huge cruise from the Royal Caribbean company, with its 228 tons the largest in the world, arrived today in Miami, home base and where it is initiated. officially next Thursday.

The ship "most innovative" of this 362 meter long shipping company came to Miami from Cape Canaveral, the first port in the United States after its opening season in the Mediterranean.

Built in the shipyard STX France, the enormous size of this ship forced the company to build a new terminal according to its size in the port of Miami, considered the most important in the world in this sector.

The ship, with a capacity of 5,518 passengers in its 2,759 huts, has on board a wide leisure offer with a canopy (zip line), ice rink, surf simulator, the highest slide on the high seas, musicals, as well as a bar operated by robots.

After the official presentation at the port next Thursday, the "Symphony of the Seas" begins two days later with its seven-night routes through the eastern and western Caribbean.

From May 2019 the ship will have a new stop, a private island owned by the company in the archipelago of the Bahamas and CocoCay is mentioned.

"Symphony takes family vacations to a whole new level with energy and options that have never been found in one place before," said Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International.