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Virgin Voyages Holds Inaugural Keel Laying Ceremony

3 minutes read • November 1st, 2017
Virgin Voyages announced its intention to reveal details about its first ship just several weeks ago. During this time, the company was actively heightening our interest in social media. Finally, it happened!

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Yesterday, on October 31, the most intriguing cruise company held inaugural keel laying ceremony. A momentous event took place in Genoa. Sir Richard Branson and Tom McAlpin, the cruise line's president and CEO, showed the future vessel’s prototype. What do you think of that?
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Picture by Virgin Voyages
 
According to Virgin and Fincantieri, all the upcoming liners will be environmentally friendly. Besides, ships will operate adult-only sailings. It's interesting to know that the cruise line’s authorities call the future guests ‘sailors’. It sounds great, doesn’t it?
Though the first groundbreaking liner is expected to depart on her maiden sailing in the year 2020, the company already offers travelers to place a $500 deposit. It’ll give you a unique opportunity to be among the first lucky beggars to choose a cabin on the ship. And this deposit will go towards your cruise. BTW, the Virgin’s first liner will take its sailors to the welcoming Caribbean.

The 110,000-ton liner will accommodate 2,800 passengers. She’ll offer year-round Caribbean cruises departing from Miami. You can read more about the company here.
You can watch a video of the keel laying ceremony here.
Stay tuned! No doubt Virgin Voyages has prepared many other surprises for all cruise lovers!

Source: Virgin Voyages

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