Superstar Past, the third in Superstar Cruise Line’s Edge-class of vessels, sailed previous the Statue of Liberty in the present day because it arrived within the New York Metropolis area for the primary time.
This marks the ship’s North American debut after a summer time spent in Europe, and is a fast go to earlier than the ship heads to its winter homeport of Port Everglades, Florida.
Superstar Past Arrives in North America
Superstar Past completed her first transatlantic crossing in the present day, a 12-night itinerary from Barcelona, Spain that concluded the ship’s inaugural summer time within the Mediterranean and brings her to North America.
The ship, helmed by Captain Kate McCue, the primary and solely American feminine cruise ship captain, arrived on the Port of Bayonne in New Jersey this morning, the primary time the brand new vessel has been in North America.
“At the moment marks the beginning of a game-changing couple of weeks for our model. Our latest, most awe-inspiring and expectation-defying ship, Superstar Past, is making her North American debut within the Large Apple in the present day; and subsequent week we are going to formally title her with the superb Simone Biles because the ship’s godmother,” mentioned Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Superstar Cruises President and CEO.
The ship will transfer from New York to Fort Lauderdale on October 26, 2022, by way of a 9-night one-way crusing visiting Bermuda, Curacao, and Aruba.
From Fort Lauderdale, the ship will start the winter Caribbean season providing 5-8 night time sailings with itineraries that embrace ports of name in Mexico, The Bahamas, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Grand Cayman, and different fashionable locations.
In late April 2023 the ship will return to the Mediterranean for an additional summer time in Europe, providing round-trip sailings from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy.
Edging Past Expectations
As the most recent of the Edge-class vessels, Superstar Past is already far past expectations with the visitor experiences on board.
“This ship is on the forefront of journey innovation – it’s a luxurious resort, spa resort, and culinary haven mixed into one distinctive ‘Journey WonderFULL,’” mentioned Lutoff-Perlo. “There has by no means been a greater time to journey to the world’s greatest locations on one of many world’s greatest locations.”
With modern, inspirational design from main architects and inside designers, nice eating experiences from Michelin-starred cooks, world famend wellness companions, beautiful artwork, cutting-edge leisure, and extra, Superstar Past seeks to shatter each preconceived notion of cruise holidays, representing the epitome of a relaxed luxurious resort at sea.
The ship has been intentionally designed to be extra luxurious and spectacular than every other cruise ship, that includes such superb design components as a Rooftop Backyard and beautiful Resort Deck with distinctive cantilevered float swimming pools and sunken seating areas for intimacy whereas nonetheless connecting with the encircling ocean.
The multi-level, multi-terraced Sundown Bar redefines the ship’s aft with its seaside membership vibes, whereas the daring Grand Plaza spans three decks at mid-ship, creating an ethereal, open indoor area with the model’s signature Martini Bar because the showpiece.
One of many ship’s most unusual and most recognizable options is the cantilevered Magic Carpet floating platform, capable of soar 13 tales above the water’s floor whereas providing uninterrupted vistas and completely different moods with a full bar and reside music performances.
Superstar Past additionally affords 32 eating and drink venues, new spectacular performances with built-in technological results, the resort-within-a-resort “The Retreat” suite space with its personal unique areas, and fashionable favorites such because the adults-only Solarium area and a number of swimming pools and scorching tubs.
The most important of the Edge-class vessels, Superstar Past weighs in at 140,600 gross tons and may welcome 3,260 company, with 1,400 worldwide crew members to supply superior service on each crusing.
The ship’s official naming ceremony is scheduled for Friday, November 4, in Port Everglades, and the ship will set sail on its first winter Caribbean crusing from November 6.