Royal Caribbean’s Icon Prepares For Debut

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Icon of the Seas Arrival - JGraham

Royal Caribbean’s Making an Icon: Preparing for an Iconic Debut

May 2024 – After more than seven years of dreaming and the work of thousands around the world, Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas is a reality. The series finale of Making an Icon, “Preparing for an Iconic Debut,” looks back and goes behind the scenes of the final days and milestones leading up to the January 2024 debut of the first-of-its-kind combination of the best of every vacation.

From the mic-drop moment Icon crossed under the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark to the installation of 33,550 real plants and the arrival of thousands of crew members in Spain, plus more finishing touches like stress testing, show rehearsals and crew training on the transatlantic, and then a historic arrival in Miami – this iconic adventure was one for the ages.

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