02 May 2017
What can you expect from the next generation of cruise ships? From stunning new vessels to incredible on-board activities, read on to find out some of the exciting new sailings and ships we’re looking forward to!
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Edge, 2018
Celebrity Edge is a spectacle of art installations and contemporary design. Expect two-storey Edge Villas, a rooftop garden, and the breathtaking Magic Carpet. Nestled on the starboard side of the ship, the Magic Carpet is an outward-facing, cantilevered floating space with seating, a bar and space for live music (pictured, top)
Uniworld: S.S. Joie De Vivre, 2017
Exploring the rivers of France, this luxurious ship is a marvel of antiques, gleaming wood, and golden accents. Evoking elegant Parisian charm, the beautifully designed S.S. Joie De Vivre features a spa and wellness centre, a show kitchen to delight foodies, and a glamorous dining space for magical evenings as you sail along the Seine.
Royal Caribbean: Symphony of the Seas, 2018
Seeking on-board adventures? Royal Caribbean’s newest ship is offers activities galore – and plenty to delight all ages. Along with climbing walls, surf simulators and high-speed slides, expect the largest spa and fitness space at sea and an incredible array of activities for children.
Crystal Cruises: Four new river yachts, 2017/2018
Four new ships join Crystal Cruises’ fleet this year - Crystal Debussy, Crystal Ravel, Crystal Mahler and Crystal Bach – with Crystal Mahler and Crystal Bach setting sail in July and August 2017. Expect all-inclusive luxury (including a butler service for every suite) and fascinating itineraries and on-shore excursions on Europe’s waterways.
Princess Cruises: Majestic Princess, 2017
Sailing around Europe in spring 2017 before heading to her new home in Shanghai, some of the exciting destinations Majestic Princess will call at include Japan, Korea and Thailand. You’ll find all of the luxurious facilities Princess Cruises are known for, including dazzling entertainment, haute cuisine, as well as the astounding SeaWalk®, a glass walkway that’s over the sea!
For more cruise news, tailor-made cruise itineraries and information on sailings and ships, get in touch with your Travel Counsellor.