LUXURY Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2019 (VIDEO)
The luxury cruise sector is on the rise, so let’s check out what’s on the horizon for 2019…
Viking Jupiter | 930 Passengers | 47,000 Tons
- Viking Jupiter is the 6th ship in the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet.
- Built in 2018, the intimately sized ship will set sail in February 2019.
- Viking Jupiter cruises will focus on the destinations to which it visits, with long port visits, overnights in hotspots around the world and only a handful of sea days.
Hanseatic nature | 230 Passengers | 16,100 Tons
& Hanseatic inspiration | 230 Passengers | 16,100 Tons
- Cruises focused on expeditions
- These two ships are being built identical to one another, with the main differentiator being language
- HANSEATIC nature will be a German-speaking ship, with all cruises conducted in German only.
- HANSEATIC inspiration will be an international ship, with all cruises conducted in both English and German.
Ritz Carlton newbuild | 298 Passengers | 25,000 Tons
- The most talked-about ship in the luxury arena has to be the Ritz Carlton newbuild.
- 7- 10-day voyages and mostly point-to-point itineraries that combine the resort lifestyle with the freedom of a yachting vacation.
- The smaller ship will be able to fit into ports that larger vessels are not able to go to.
- Reservations are expected to open in May 2018.
Ponant Le Bougainville | 180 Passengers | 10,000 Tons
- The ship that combines environmentally-friendly with authenticity and luxury.
- Resembles its sister ship, Le Boréal
Ponant Le Dumont-d´Urville | 180 Passengers | 10,000 Tons
- First ship in a new series
- Limited-capacity yacht with only 92 staterooms and suites