Virgin Voyages have announced the Captain for the cruise line’s first ship, Scarlet Lady which is set to launch in 2020.
Captain Wendy Williams will take the helm of the 2,770-passenger Scarlet Lady. She will become the first Canadian women to command a cruise ship for a major cruise line.
Virgin Voyages has released a new video which features a closer, more in depth look at the cruise first of four exciting new cruise ships.
Scarlet Lady is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy. The adults-only ship is expected to enter service in April 2020.
The highly anticipated new ship, Scarlet Lady from Virgin Voyages, which is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy has got a splash of paint!
Scarlet Lady is just the first of fourth ground-breaking cruise ships which Virgin Voyages has ordered from the shipyard. Construction of the 110,000 gross tonne ship is progressing well, ahead of its delivery date in 2020. The ship has recently had its stern painted bright red, with the Virgin logo added as well as the ship's name.
Virgin Voyages has released several designs and images of their RockStar Suites. The exciting brand new, game-changer cruise line is throwing out traditional clichés on luxury and formalities, instead bringing Rebellious Luxe to life at sea with their RockStar Suites designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio as the pinnacle of that experience.
Virgin Voyages first ship, Scarlet Lady, set to debut in 2020, will feature a total of 78 RockStar Suites, all located on the top decks and will feature private balconies. The RockStar Suites have been designed to maximize ocean views and many will have ‘peek-a-boo’ showers with an inset window overlooking the ocean. The suite accommodations will feature mood lighting that automatically adjusts throughout the day.
Virgin Voyages has announced that bookings for the inaugural season of its first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, will go on sale on 14 February 2019.
Cruise itineraries are still yet to be announced but Virgin Voyages has confirmed that the ship will home port from Miami and cruise to Havana, Cuba. The ship will sail from a custom-built state-of-the-art cruise terminal to be construction at PortMiami.
The bridge section for Virgin Voyages first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady has been lifted into place atop the ship at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy where the ship is currently under construction.
Scarlet Lady is the first of three new-build cruise ships for Virgin Voyages and is set to enter service in 2020. The second ship is due for delivery in 2021, whilst the third ship is expected to be delivered in 2022.
The start-up cruise line Virgin Voyages who claim they will change cruising forever announced further details about their first brand new cruise ship during at event in New York on 16 May 2018 which was also broadcast live on Facebook.
At the event the cruise line revealed a number of renderings of some of the public spaces on board the adult’s only cruise ship which is set to launch in 2020 offering cruises from PortMiami.