The Camel community announces the immediate availability of the new
minor release Camel 2.18.0. This release contains over 500 fixes and
improvements. It is also the first release that requires Java 8 and
comes with a much-improved Spring Boot support.

The artifacts are published and ready for you to download [1] either
from the Apache mirrors or from the Central Maven repository. For more
details please take a look at the release notes [2, 3].

Many thanks to all who made this release possible.

On behalf of the Camel PMC,
Gregor Zurowski

[1] http://camel.apache.org/download.html
[2] http://camel.apache.org/camel-2180-release.html
[3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=12334759&projectId=12311211