What’s happening? Cruise Holidays 2017
You’d think that the holiday season just passed, but things are being prepared for the summer of 2017 already. The plans for the building of new cruises and the destinations of the cruise ships during the summer have already been made. You could even book your holiday already if you’d want to. So, you need to be up-to-date on the news about all cruise holidays for 2017. All the information that you want to have can be found here. First we’ll be going over the new ships that we will get to see in the new year and then we’ll see where the old ships will be heading.
New Cruise Ships Sailing In 2017:
The Norwegian Joy
The second ship in Norwegian's Breakaway Plus Class will be making its debut in the summer of 2017. It will be able to house 3900 passengers and it is designed for the Chinese market. It will only sail around China with a homeport in Shanghai and Beijing.
Some of the outstanding features that have already been announced include: a competitive racetrack on the top deck, an open-air laser tag course, the Galaxy Pavilion where games and virtual reality are central and two multi-story waterslides.
On top of this there will be 29 restaurants of which there are restaurants with Chinese cuisine, Korean cuisine, Japanese cuisine, western cuisine, Italian cuisine and finally French cuisine. There will be something for anyone to enjoy, that’s for sure. If you are planning to go on a holiday through china, then this could be the ship of your choice.
The MSC Meraviglia
This new ship will be able to house up to 5700 passengers, which will then become the biggest ship floating when it comes to passenger capacity. And this is not even the most revolutionizing part of the ship, it will also work with high tech wristband technology. Through their wristbands the passengers will be able to pay, book spa treatments, book speciality restaurants and find their children through GPS. There will be 12 restaurants located on the ship, with Mediterranean, American and Japanese cuisine.
When it comes to entertainment this ship won’t bore you, that’s for sure. With Cirque, du Soleil performing twice a night six times a week everyone will be entertained. And for the children there is a double-deck indoor amusement park.
There is enough room for swimming with three pools and a huge outdoor waterpark. The ship will start sailing around the western Mediterranean with its homeports being Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona.
Norwegian cruises isn’t the only releasing a China based ship, this one will as well be sailing China all way around. It will be launching in the summer of 2017 and will be the first Princess ship to be specified for the Chinese market. The specifications of this 3,600-passenger ship have not been released just yet, but it will have a lot in common with its sisters the Regal Princess and the Royal Princess. So, this is ship is promising when you want to take a visit to China
Where You Want To Cruise In 2017 ?
When you’re planning to go on a cruise during the summer of 2017 then you want to know where the ships will be sailing and which ones are the best. Continue reading to find out where the highest quality cruise lines will be heading
The MSC Poesia, which is an all-time favourite will from now on also be sailing to Saranda in Albania. This new Eastern destination offers a gorgeous which you can enjoy when sailing with the MSC Poesia
The MSC Divina will continue sailing the Caribbean area while the first world-wide ship the MSC Opera will be sailing throughout Europe and the Mediterranean for this summer. The MSC Splendida on the other hand will be sailing from Southampton during the summer season while sailing around Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the winter and spring, which is where the MSC Fantasia will be placed during the summer.
The MSC Preziosa will be the perfect ship for the people who are not seeking the heat and beaches, with its homeport being Hamburg it will be sailing throughout Northern Europe. But it will also be the host for five-night itineraries throughout the western Mediterranean.
The princess cruises offer a few itineraries that can only be found here, like Sydney with the Emerald Princess, or sailing around the world with the Pacific Princess. With this 111-night stay you can cross plenty of places of your bucket list like Honolulu, Sydney, Hong Kong and Dubai.
The Diamond princess will be heading east with destinations like Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan and Russia. This cruise can be an amazing experience when you’ve seen the Mediterranean for too many times already.
When looking to explore the English-speaking world, you might want to take the Queen Mary 2 into consideration. This ship will be offering transatlantic journeys from New York to Southampton as well as offering journeys in Canada, the Caribbean and the British Isles.
Royal Caribbean Cruises
This cruise line is probably the best choice when, you guessed it, you’re going to the Caribbean. The Independence of the Seas, the Oasis of the Seas, the Allure of the Seas and the Harmony of the Seas will all be having journeys throughout this beautiful area.
But this isn’t the only thing that Royal Caribbean cruises has to offer, the Ovation of the Seas will be sailing throughout China while the Navigator of the Sea will be heading to Northern Europe and the Western Mediterranean.
We’ve already named quite a lot of new cruises and new destinations of cruises, but the truth is that there are many more that we couldn’t include here. So, you can look further on this website and find out way more about all the cruise lines and ships to find the perfect one for you
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