|Brilliance of the Seas is a cruise ship belonging to the Royal Caribbean's Radiance class. It cruises the Mediterranean from April to January, and is based in Dubai sailing to ports around the Middle East and India from November to April, doing two repositioning cruises each year which take it through the Suez Canal. Brilliance of the Seas is operated by RCL UK Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
In March 2011, Royal Caribbean International announced that Brilliance will reposition to Northern Europe for the summer of 2012. She will be homeported at Amsterdam and Copenhagen to go on cruises to the Norwegian Fjords and the Arctic Circle and the Baltic, between 7 and 12 nights. After her Northern Europe season between May and September 2012, Brilliance of the Seas will go on cruises to Canada and New England between September and October 2012. After that she is likely to cruise in the Caribbean during the winter period.