Good Cruise News from Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, Costa Cruises, and More
4 minutes read December 30th, 2020
It’s a magical time. Something charming, something fabulous is in the air. Something that makes you smile and believe in a happy future. No matter what. It’s a time of Christmas and New Year. Of new adventures, surprises, and travels. Of new cruises.
Dear friends, we congratulate you on the holidays and want to share several
good cruise news
with you to make the end of this year even nicer and happier. Santa is enjoying the BOLT roller coaster on Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras
Photo courtesy of Carnival
Royal Caribbean International’s Odyssey of the Seas left the building hall. The liner has entered a new phase of its construction on November 28, 2020. The ship intends to debut in spring 2021.
In the meantime, Cunard's Queen Mary 2 has become a movie star. The new HBO Max film “Let Them All Talk” directed by Steven Soderbergh was filmed aboard a Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing.
By the way, several other colleagues of Queen Mary 2 have already starred in movies, music videos, and even cartoons before. You can check our exciting story via this link.
It’s time for something really incredible. Santa has already tried the Mardi Gras BOLT, the first-ever roller coaster at sea. And are you ready for this exceptional experience?
Finally, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of Mardi Gras, one of the most anticipated new cruise ships of 2020. A momentous event took place on December 18, 2020, at the Meyer Turku Shipyard in Finland. The vessel is expected to start her cruise career in April 2021. Source: Carnival Cruise Line
By the way, the newbuild has already made a stop in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, for the first LNG refueling.
Costa Cruises also greeted a new member in its fleet. On December 22, 2020, the cruise line officially took delivery of Costa Firenze from Fincantieri. The liner is scheduled to spend her inaugural season in the Mediterranean. The adventure begins in late February 2021.
On the same day, Viking Cruises celebrated the float out of its first expedition ship, Viking Octantis. The 378-guest vessel touched water for the first time at the VARD shipyard. This is how she’s going to look like. Photo courtesy of Viking Cruises
Believe in the good, fairy-tales, and magic! Stay healthy and positive!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.