There’s a lot to look forward to over the next few years, with new cruise ships on the horizon for some of our favourite cruise lines. From luxury expedition vessels to family fun, there’s some for everyone in the long list of exciting new arrivals.
Designed specifically with its destination in mind and carrying just 100 guests, Celebrity Flora will be the most state-of-the-art ship ever to sail the Galapagos Islands. Coming May 2019. ON SALE NOW.
Saga Cruises’ first ever new-build ship will bring luxury, adult-only cruising for 999 passengers. Spirit of Discovery will sail out of Dover on an inaugural season in the Baltic and Mediterranean. ON SALE NOW.
The sixth Viking Ocean ship promises its 930-guests long stays in port, overnights in the world’s best destinations and fewer sea days on its Mediterranean, Northern Europe and South America itineraries.
The second ship in Celebrity Cruises’ revolutionary Edge Class will boast 29 world-class dining venues and features first debuted on sister ship, Celebrity Edge, including the Magic Carpet and Rooftop Garden.
The fifth Princess Cruises Royal class ship launches June 2020, embarking on a season of Mediterranean sailings from Southampton. Expect all your favourite Princess Cruises features, including the SeaWalk & Sanctuary.
Eco-friendly MSC Virtuosa launches in September, featuring an indoor amusement park, an indoor promenade with Vegas-style digital ceiling, outdoor water park and the first contemporary fine art museum at sea.
Saga Cruises second new ship Spirit of Adventure, will replace Saga Sapphire, accommodating just 999 passengers in small ship luxury. A hundred of its cabins have been designed specifically for solo travellers.
The third Edge class ship from Celebrity Cruises will be a replica of the already wildly popular Celebrity Edge, with standout features including Eden, The Magic Carpet and the Resort Deck making a return.
Joining Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam in the Pinnacle class will be an as-yet-unnamed third ship built at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard. Expect HAL signatures such as B.B. King’s Blues Club and a focus on art.
As yet unnamed, the latest Royal Caribbean ship will be the biggest in the fleet and a hive of activity for family cruises. Expect bumper cars, skydiving and the 360-degree North Star observation pod among endless activities.
The public will play a part in deciding what we see onboard the as-yet-unnamed new Virgin Voyages cruise ship, but the second in the fleet of three is likely to bear a striking resemblance to sister-ship, Scarlet Lady.