Here are six future classes of cruise ships that we know little about but we can’t wait to take a cruise on.
Virgin Cruises – Ever since business mogul Richard Branson announced that he was starting a cruise line, there has been an excitement in the air about what Virgin Cruises will bring to the industry.
The first of three 110,000 gross ton ships is scheduled to be completed in 2020 and the cruise line is promising to “make some waves” in the world of cruising. What we know so far is that Virgin won’t be your typical cruise, millennials will be the target audience for the cruise line.
The seven night cruises to the Caribbean will leave out of PortMiami, the Cruise Capital of the World. While the design of the ships is still under wraps, Virgin stated that can you expect to see some of their signature red on them.
Carnival’s Mega Ships – Last week, Carnival Cruise Line announced that they are joining the era of mega cruise ships with two 180,000 gross ton ships. They will be fully powered by LNG (the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel) and each carry 5,200 passengers. The first ship will be delivered in 2020 and will be nearly 50,000 gross tons larger than their current largest ship, Carnival Vista. We can’t wait to see what Carnival has in store for their first mega ship…
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