Cruises With Heavy Doses Of Thrills


Three massive beauties — including a new world’s largest cruise ship — all loaded with heavy dose of thrills are set to shake up the industry in 2016.


Carnival Vista

The Carnival Vista launches in May 2016 in the Mediterranean then will homeport in Miami, Florida.


Thrills :

SkyRide, water park, new 455-foot Kaleid-O-Slide etc.


Entertainment :

Handcrafted beers brewed each day in the microbrewery, Serenity Adult-Only Retreat, the first ever IMAX Theater at sea etc.


Holland America’s ms Koningsdam

The ms Koningsdam will hold about 2,650 guests, in November 2016 she homeports in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


This ship’s “Music Walk” will offer three different stages.

World-class musicians from the Lincoln Center Stage will rock the crowd with cover hits.  The B.B. King’s Blues Club is set to deliver a Memphis sound at sea.


Entertainment :

  • Deck is home to a stunning pool with fountains and three whirlpools.
  • A spa features thermal pools, heated ceramic lounges and treatment rooms with sea views.


Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas

Soon to be the largest ship sailing the globe will stretch 1,187 feet.  The ship, which will hold 5,479 passengers, launches in May 2016 and will homeport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Thrills :

Towering water slides are water cannons, a drench bucket, multi-platform jungle gym, two climbing walls, a zip line and ice-skating rink etc.

Entertainment :

  • It has a lavish spa and fitness center and age-appropriate camps for the kids.
  • ship features 20 restaurants and seven “neighborhoods”.

Source: CNN