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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: People gather to see the cruise ship Quantum of the Seas which is currently docked at Southampton on October 31, 2014 in Southampton, England. Billed as the world's first smartship, Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas is claimed to be the most high-tech cruise ship in the world, with high tech modifications such as virtual balconies in windowless rooms and features such as the first dodgem ride on water, and a skydiving simulator. The ship will shortly begin its voyage from Southampton, where it docked earlier this week, to New York before relocating to the Caribbean for the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Luxury Ahoy - Aboard the world's smartest cruise ship

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Ever dreamed of skydiving? Now, ever dreamed of skydiving on board a cruise ship? No, you don't have to read that again. This innovative feature, named RipCord by iFly, is among the plethora of stellar experiences you can enjoy on board what is billed as the world's smartest cruise ship - The Quantum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean Cruises.

Riding inside North Star, a jewel-shaped glass capsule, lucky guests can enjoy a panorama 300 feet above the ocean. Then there is Two70°, a multi-level great room with 270-degree panoramic sea views that changes its mood by day and night. SeaPlex, a sporting and entertainment venue, offers such unimaginable diversions as flying trapezes, a full-size basketball court, bumper cars and roller skating. There's even a floating DJ booth. There's an adults-only Solarium, a kids' aqua-park, indoor pools, a performance hall, a choice of restaurants and dining, and more.

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