Virgin Voyages is crusing all forward full as the posh, adults-only line has now taken supply of its third new vessel since its first ship, Scarlet Woman, was delivered in February 2020. Now, Resilient Woman is one step nearer to welcoming visitors as she joins the Virgin fleet.
Resilient Woman Delivered
New cruise strains usually develop slowly, maybe first utilizing older ships purchased from extra established strains as they construct their model and finally have their first newbuild ship constructed. Virgin Voyages, nevertheless, is displaying that it might probably break that expectation, with the third newbuild ship for the brand new cruise line now delivered to Virgin possession.
Constructed by the famend shipbuilder Fincantieri at their Sestri Ponente shipyard in Genoa, in northwestern Italy, Resilient Woman has accomplished development and now joins Virgin Voyages for provides and ending particulars earlier than her deliberate debut in Might 2023.
Like her sister ships Scarlet Woman and Valiant Woman, the “ladyship” weighs in at 110,000 gross tons and might welcome as many as 2,700 visitors per crusing, with 93% of her cabins providing an excellent ocean view and 86% of her cabins that includes spacious balconies.
Resilient Woman continues the high-tech options already widespread aboard her older sisters, together with touchscreen tablets to regulate stateroom temperature, blinds, music, tv, and even temper lighting.
Onboard, visitors can indulge their style buds at six Michelin-inspired eating places and greater than 20 eateries showcasing a variety of genuine tastes. Dwell, edgy leisure, conversational areas for rest, wellness pampering within the spa, and rather more await all Virgin Voyages sailors.
MerMaiden Voyage within the Mediterranean
Resilient Woman will set sail on her “mermaiden” voyage on Might 14, 2023, a 7-night roundtrip crusing from Athens, Greece, exploring all through the Greek Isles with calls in Santorini, Rhodes, and Mykonos, in addition to a cease in Bodrum, Turkey.
The ship, which accomplished her sea trials in April, was initially deliberate to set sail in August 2022, however was delayed resulting from a number of challenges, together with provide chain points and staffing considerations.
After her first celebratory voyage, Resilient Woman will stay homeported from Athens till late October, providing a spread of Greek Isles and Adriatic cruises, stopping in wonderful ports of name not solely in Greece and Turkey but in addition in Croatia and Montenegro.
After her inaugural season within the Mediterranean, Resilient Woman will embark on a 44-night repositioning voyage on October 22, 2023, crusing internationally for a winter season in Australia and New Zealand. Alongside the best way, the ship will go to unique ports from Dubai and India to Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.
As soon as Down Below, the brand new ship will supply sailings from each Auckland and Melbourne, earlier than returning to the Mediterranean in Might 2024 for one more summer season crusing from Athens.