Home

Virgin Voyages To Set Sail With Adults-Only Cruise Experience

By Travel Noire

Share

Just about anything Sir Richard Branson touches in the travel industry turns to gold.

The business mogul and avid explorer has been teasing information about a forthcoming cruise line for quite some time and has officially announced the first details about his next travel venture, Virgin Voyages.

Designed for travelers over the age of 18, Virgin Voyages is hoping that a child-free cruise experience will appeal to a more sophisticated crowd, with Virgin Voyages trading the Vegas-style onboard entertainment common for many contemporary cruise lines for a more relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

Related: Sail Away To Paraty

When the first ship sets sail from PortMiami, guests can expect a state-of-the-art experience for 2,700 passengers. Virgin Voyages will start with three ships that are expected to cost $3 billion to build, with the ships designed to be more like a yacht versus a traditional cruise vessel. Cruisers won’t have to worry about being stuck without a view since more than 90% of the cabins will have views of the ocean and 80% of the cabins will have a terrace, though there are still no details about what dining and entertainment options will await guests once they set sail.

You’ll have to wait until 2020 to experience Virgin Voyages and the company has yet to reveal the price range for cabins, but sailors can sign up for the pre-sale now with a refundable $500 deposit.

Share
Travel Noire

Travel Noire

A platform of cultivated insights from a global community of black travelers.

Want more?

Get exclusive, unpublished tips from Travel Noire's CEO to help you get off the beaten path, into the hearts of locals and onto a better, more cultured life.

These Are The 5 Things You Need To Know About Flying With Marijuana

These Are The 5 Things You Need To Know About Flying With Marijuana

The way society views marijuana is slowly but surely changing, with some states making possessing and using pot legal.  According to The Washington Post, there are currently 11 states, DC, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands that have legalized recreational marijuana. In addition, 33 states and DC have legalized the medical use of marijuana. There […]

Kelsey Marie

Meet The Man Opening The First Black-Owned Cannabis School

Meet The Man Opening The First Black-Owned Cannabis School

Sammie Rogers has been growing cannabis in California since 2010. When he saw that the industry was dominated by rich white men, he was inspired to take the lead and do something to diversify the industry. He started Higher Learning Institutions in Pontiac, Michigan, a school dedicated to teaching the emerging workforce about the marijuana […]

Parker Diakite

Amsterdam Considers Banning Tourists From Cannabis Cafes

Amsterdam Considers Banning Tourists From Cannabis Cafes

Amsterdam has been working hard over the past few years to crack down on the number of visitors to the city. From banning vacation rentals, moving the popular “I AMSTERDAM” letters to its latest proposal of banning tourists from its popular cannabis coffee shops. RELATED: Amsterdam Considering Home Rental Ban To Combat Overtourism It’s a […]

Parker Diakite