Royal Caribbean International today announced the Oasis of the Seas Virtual Expo, an online exhibition for the travel agent community dedicated to the amenities and exciting experiences aboard Oasis of the Seas. The Oasis of the Seas Virtual Expo will feature live chat sessions with Royal Caribbean executives and exclusive information and downloadable materials and brochures to help travel agents market and sell the amazing new ship. The virtual expo will be held on September 29 and 30, 2009, from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET each day. All the information of the virtual expo will be archived and available to be accessed for 365 days after the event. Travel agents can register online for the Oasis of the Seas Virtual Expo at

“The Oasis of the Seas Virtual Expo will be a forum for our valued travel agent partners to ask any questions and discuss new ways to sell cruises and increase profits through the new ship,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales, Trade Support and Services, Royal Caribbean International. “Travel agents will be able to learn about the Oasis experience and new features that will help them prepare their clients to sail on this incredible ship. This virtual expo is another way that Royal Caribbean is supporting travel agents and helping our partners serve their clients and grow their business.”

When it launches in December 2009, Oasis of the will be the largest and most revolutionary cruise ship in the world. An architectural marvel at sea, it will span 16 decks, encompass 220,000 gross registered tons, carry 5,400 guests at double occupancy, and feature 2,700 staterooms. Oasis of the Seas will be the first ship to tout the cruise line’s new neighborhood concept of seven distinct themed areas, which includes Central Park, Boardwalk, the Royal Promenade, the Pool and Sports Zone, Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center, Entertainment Place and Youth Zone. The ship will sail from her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Additional