One Billion Dollar Cruise Ship Prepares for Maiden Voyage

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas is longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall.
1:15 | 05/18/16

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Finally tonight here, the $1 billion cruise ship, about to make its maiden voyage, and soon, headed to America. ABC's Matt Gutman with a look inside tonight. Reporter: It's a city on the sea. The world's largest cruise ship, about to make its maiden voyage. The harmony of the seas is the royal caribbean's billion dollar bet you'll want to spend a few days aboard a colossus, longer than the eiffel tower is tall. There are 18 decks, 23 pools, 20 restaurants, thousands of rooms and, if you are into being terrified, those purple tubes off the back are a ten-story waterslide. The harmony of the seas dwarfs almost everything out there. Those are not jet skis, people. Those are boats. Pieced together in a French shipyard, it took 32 months to build. In this case, size does matter. It's exactly one foot longer than the previous record-holder. And after a day of surfing or rock climbing, you may want a night cap. Maybe even from these two bionic bartenders. But don't expect an ear to lean on or one on the house from these two. Matt Gutman, ABC news, New York. Matt Gutman, our thanks to you. And thank you for watching on a Tuesday night. I'm David Muir. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. Until then, have Now on newscenter 5.

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