This computer-generated image provided by the Royal Caribbean International cruise line shows its forthcoming ship, Quantum of the Seas. The ship will offer a number of innovative features that are ... more 
This computer-generated image provided by the Royal Caribbean International cruise line shows its forthcoming ship, Quantum of the Seas. The ship will offer a number of innovative features that are the first-ever for the cruise industry, including The North Star, an observation capsule on a movable arm that will offer a bird’s eye view from 300 feet above the water. The 2013 cruise season began with a nightmare: A Carnival ship adrift with no power. But in the last month or so, several cruise companies _ including Carnival _ have announced major overhauls to old ships and exciting innovations on new ships, from engineering upgrades to theme park-style rides. (AP Photo/Royal Caribbean International) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Royal Caribbean International
Wed, May 15, 2013 2:47 PM EDT