The attractions of the cruise ship are very different. It is the perfect offer for every taste and clientele. Whether you want fun and activity or relaxation and well-being – you will always find the right attractions on the cruise. The importance of good connections at sea is constantly growing for guests, and of course there are differences here as well. Many cruise companies have exciting new features. Whether it’s large family cabins, new performances or design innovations – there are many new ships on board with great features. A total of 25 new cruise ships will have their first trip in 2019. So you can see many of the highlights you’re looking for.

New highlights: Infinity pools and great views
infinity pool Expedition cruise trends right now. The new expedition ships will be launched for the first time in 2019, which will not only go to good destinations but also promise some highlights on board. Cruise companies have invented many new features to make your cruise experience as memorable as possible. Celebrity Cruises ’Celebrity Flora is an expedition ship that will sail around the Galapagos Islands from 2019 onwards. The cruise feels very private thanks to the limited capacity of 100 passengers. You can learn more about the destination by visiting the observatory’s performances or the library dedicated to the archipelago.

Exclusive areas and ship concepts

Cruise companies respond to customers’ desire to add luxury and exclusivity to the so-called With ship concepts. These are areas with exclusive standards and not available to the public. The Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas is the first in the fleet to have a Suite Room on floors 13-16. This area is only accessible with a key card and has its own lift, restaurant and lounge. The MSC Cruises Yacht Club follows the same ship concept. For the new MSC Bellissima, the MSC Yacht Club covers 3 decks and offers guests comfortable and spacious cabins as well as 24-hour butler service. Princess Cruises added two new and luxurious suites to the latest Sky Princess add-on. These offer 145 square meters. With a unique living space and a 270-degree panorama with stunning sea views, and a movie under the stars screen.

Entertainment on board

Future newly built ships, as in previous years, will offer many attractions on board that promise to be exciting. One of these is the Sky Pad, part of the Spectrum of the Seas tablets. The virtual bungee trampoline experience gives the whole family a fun and special view. Introduced in late 2019, the Carnival Panorama not only offers spectacular views, but also includes many facilities and amenities from Carnival Cruise Line Vista-class ships. Like the sister ships Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon, Panorama also has SkyRide, which allows you to cycle around the ship and get stunning sea views.

Nightlife has a similar meaning. One of the highlights of the MSC Grandiosa is the Carousel Lounge, which covers approx. 1000 m2 with two decks. Introducing the new “Cirque de Soleil at Sea”. After the performance, the salon becomes a club. Both specifically for the MSC team show will also be seen on board the MSC Bellissima. The Sky Dome, located on decks 16 and 17 of P&O Cruises ’Iona, is unique. The location offers many opportunities for exhibitions and celebrations under the stars, as the roof is glass.

Modern technology and artificial intelligence

The MSC Bellissima is the first cruise ship to have an AI-based personal voice assistant, in this case called the “Zoe.” Artificial intelligence voice control allows passengers to learn more about the cabin offered by the ship. It is available in these seven different languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin. “Zoe” is also available on MSC Grandios and MSC Virtuosa.
Well-functioning wi-fi is becoming increasingly important at sea. Reasonable price and a stable connection are therefore important criteria for tourists. So cruise companies are working to improve the technology on board. Currently, Internet access for many ships is stable and reliable and reasonably priced. One of the best in this area is the Royal Caribbean, due to their reliable and fast internet connection. Some cruise companies even offer social media packages so you can share your best memories with friends and family.