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Sir Richard Branson announced on Friday that Virgin Voyages’ first vessel — set to launch in Miami in spring 2020 — will be called Scarlet Lady.
Sure, Bermuda and Bahamas cruises pack in a lot of sun and fun in a short period of time, but these lesser-known cruises are the ones that offer serious bragging rights.
Last week, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced they had purchased a majority stake (67%) in Silversea Cruises for approximately $1 billion. For Royal Caribbean Cruises, a line that (in the American market) includes their eponymous mass market, family-friendly ships — home to onboard bumper cars; surfing and sky diving simulators — as well as more upscale Celebrity Cruises and small-ship line Azamara Club Cruises, the purchase of Silversea rounds out the top end of the portfolio.
Cruising has always been convenient. You pack once, and then travel from site to site without hauling luggage or looking at maps. Now two new cruise lines created by long-established travel companies, the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and Virgin Voyages, are hoping to reinvent the genre.
Antoni Gaudí’s first residential work—Casa Vicens—is now open to the public, making it the perfect time to explore the famed architect’s lasting imprint on Barcelona.
Passengers wanted an unplugged vacation, cruise lines used to say. Internet access onboard was expensive and unreliable, but it wasn't as though people were clamoring for that. Oh, how that thinking has changed.
The Los Angeles Times (print edition)
January 28, 2018
Virgin Voyages unveiled renderings in New York today of many of the public spaces on their first cruise ship, which is currently under construction in Genoa, Italy and scheduled to debut in 2020.
On every cruise, there's a dish that stands out as the scene-stealer of the trip. These food memories stick in your mind — sometimes we can smell and taste our favorites long after we disembark. But we're impatient, and we hate to wait until we're on board again to indulge in these favorite treats, so we asked the cruise lines to share their recipes. Fortunately, they obliged.