Princess Cruises has announced that the 3,112-passenger Caribbean Princess will be the first cruise ship in the fleet to feature a brand new family-friendly splash zone.
The Reef Family Splash Zone will be added to the ship during its dry dock, scheduled to begin in May 2019. When the ship emerges, it will be the first in the Princess Cruises fleet to feature the new family-friendly venue.
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that its new cruise ship, Mardi Gras, set to debut in 2020 will features the first-ever roller coasters at sea.
The ride will provide guests with unforgettable views and a unique open-air thrill ride high above the ocean waves. The industry-first ride will be built Munich-based Maurer Rides.
Carnival Panorama, the next new cruise ship set to join the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in December 2019, will feature the cruise line’s first-ever SkyZone trampoline park.
The venue will span more than 3,000 square feet on Decks 6 and 7, featuring a 12-lane trampoline court as well as a recreation area with a climbing wall, balance/jousting beam, climbing apparatus and a tug of war.
Royal Caribbean International’s 3,634-passenger cruise ship, Independence of the Seas arrived at the Grand Bahama shipyard in Freeport, Bahama on 04 April 2018 to being its refurbishment.
The ship will spend around a month in dry-dock whilst the refurbishment work is carried out. During this time many changes will take place on board, including the addition of new staterooms and suites as well as exciting new passenger venues. Some existing passenger venues will also be relocated or removed to make way for new features.
Royal Caribbean International has announced that it is to build a huge new waterpark at CocoCay in the Bahamas, the cruise line’s very own private island. Completion is scheduled for late 2019.
The new waterpark will feature the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean, the tallest waterslide in North America and a helium balloon ride.
Royal Caribbean International has announced further details about some of the new features that will be added to Independence of the Seas during the ship’s upcoming refurbishment.
Independence of the Seas will return to Southampton in May 2018 following her refurbishment. The ship will be the first in the fleet to feature virtual reality trampolines.
Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will build another new cruise ship, expected to launch in 2022.
The announcement of the additional new ship was made at D23 in Anaheim on 15 July 2017. Disney Cruise Line now has three new build cruise ships on order, each being constructed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.
Royal Caribbean International has announced some of the new features that will be installed on the Independence of the Seas during its refurbishment in April 2018.
The 3,634-passenger cruise ship is popular amongst cruisers in the United Kingdom and will cruises from Southampton throughout summer 2018.