ROYAL CARIBBEAN @ MARINER OF THE SEAS
Mariner of the Seas is in the second generation of Voyager-class vessels. It has a capacity for 4,252 passengers. The Mariner differs from similar vessels in that the rear buffet (Windjammer) extends farther aft, and also includes “Jade”, an Asian fusion buffet. She has glass balconies which her first generation sisters lacked. She is identical to the Navigator of the Seas, which shares the same design upgrades. Unlike Navigator, Marinerunderwent a dry dock refit in April 2012.
As of 2011, Mariner of the Seas was sailing Mediterranean cruises based out of Civitavecchia, Italy. On October 26, 2011, she departed forGalveston, Texas as a winter port. From there, she sailed 7-night cruises to the Western Caribbean and Mexico. In the spring of 2013, Mariner of the Seas relocated to Asia, making cruises out of Singapore and Shanghai, China.