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Voyager of the Seas heading to Taiwan

Taipei: Royal Caribbean will send its Voyager of the Seas, a 140,000 gt liner which can accommodate 3,800 passengers and was previously based in the Caribbean, to Taiwan in August this year, according to Lin Kai-ti, chairman of Royal Caribbean Internationals Taiwan branch. 
He said the ship is the largest cruise liner ever to operate in Asia. The ship will travel to Keelung on three separate cruises from late August to September, In addition, the liner will take travellers to Shanghai and Tianjin, Japans Fukuoka, and Jeju Island in South Korea. 
Tourism Bureau Deputy Director-General Wayne Liu said his bureau set up an incentive program this year to encourage operators to include Taiwanese ports on their cruise itineraries.


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