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Weekly Digest: Floating Hotels, Norwegian Jade, Princess Cays, and Great News

4 minutes read • July 13th, 2018
Are you ready to remember what we were talking about last week?

P&O Iona Details: Exciting Dining Venues and Grand Atrium

P&O Cruises shared more details on its upcoming cruise ship, P&O Iona. The company unveiled dining options and showed how the ship’s Atrium would look like.

P&O Iona
Photo courtesy of P&O Cruises

Floating Hotel: Unusual Way to Use a Cruise Ship. Part 1

Dear cruise lovers! We decided to talk about an unusual way to use a cruise ship, and here’s why.
Last week, JTB Corporation, the largest travel agency in Japan, announced that the Princess Cruises’ representative, Sun Princess, would be chartered as a floating hotel for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Previously it became known that MSC Cruises’ MSC Lirica also will house guests of this sports event.
We believe several more cruise liners will become ships hotels in Tokyo in 2020.
By the way, Qatar already expressed intention to use cruise ships to accommodate visitors during the World Cup tournament in 2022.

Floating Hotel Cruise Ship
MS Noordam
© Public Domain/Wikimedia

Did you know that Norwegian Jade was not the liner’s original name? And that she set a couple of records? Or did you know that the Norwegian Jade cruise ship once performed an unusual function?
Well, let’s discuss these and other interesting facts about this Norwegian Cruise Line's representative that you probably did not know!
Norwegian Jade cruise ship
© Public Domain/Pixabay
What kind of hotels do you prefer? What would you choose for your vacation: luxury apartments, quiet, cozy accommodation somewhere far away from the hustle and bustle or something extraordinary like a real cave? Well, how about the vacation in a floating hotel? We bet it's going to be a unique experience!
Dear cruise lovers! We continue to talk about an unusual way to use a cruise ship.
Floating Hotel cruise ship
SS Rotterdam 
© Public domain/Wikimedia
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. announced that two more cruise ships would join the company’s upcoming Project Leonardo Class. In total, six revolutionary liners of this class are expected to enter service until 2027 inclusive.
New cruise ships NCL Leonardo Project Class
Photo courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line
We continue to fly over the cruise lines' private ports.
Today we will take a bird’s-eye view of the Princess Cays port situated on the island of Eleuthera, Bahamas. However, first, let’s get acquainted with this place!
Princess Cays port
Princess Cays Beach by Aiden Mahoney/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

Stay tuned and have a good week ahead!

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