If you have any champagne left from New Year’s Eve, now’s the time to pop it and raise a glass—or at least find a bottle to smash—in honor of the new cruise ships debuting in 2020! Our expectations are great, and from what we’ve seen so far, these new fleet additions are living up to the hype. In fact, if you haven’t decided on your New Year’s resolution yet—or if you need a mid-January “do-over”—resolve to experience one of these incredible new ships in 2020!
Continue below for our highlights of every new cruise ship debuting in 2020:
Seven Seas Splendor (Regent Seven Seas Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: February 6, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 750 (double occupancy)
All-balcony Suites: Ranging from 307 to 4,443 square feet, each elegantly appointed luxury suite aboard Seven Seas Splendor offers a spacious veranda.
New Musical Productions: Enjoy five new musical productions—featuring everything from country to disco—in the state-of-the-art Constellation Theater.
Culinary Arts Kitchen: Participate in 16 new culinary classes aboard Seven Seas Splendor, featuring world-class equipment and personal attention.
Observation Lounge: Inspired by sunny English gardens, the spacious Observation Lounge offers top-of-the-line cocktails paired with unforgettable views.
Infinity Plunge Pool: Soak in the Infinity-edge Plunge Pool while taking in the surrounding scenery.
Seven Seas Splendor premiers in Barcelona next month, and then quickly makes for the sunny skies of the Caribbean and Pacific Coast. Call 1-800-377-9383 to plan your luxury escape aboard Seven Seas Splendor.
Celebrity Apex (Celebrity Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: April 1, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 2,910 (double occupancy)
Magic Carpet: This seemingly floating platform cantilevered off the side of Celebrity Apex offers different experiences from multiple decks, including open-air Dinner on the Edge at the top, or lowered to Deck 2 and extending The Destination Gateway for disembarking.
Rooftop Garden: Find a quiet hideaway, enjoy a movie, dance to the live music or dig into fresh BBQ at the Rooftop Garden Grill.
Infinite Verandas: At the touch of a button, transform your entire stateroom into an open balcony.
The Retreat: Available exclusively to Suite guests, The Retreat offers live entertainment, tasty treats and refreshing drinks—all next to the private cabanas and loungers of The Retreat Pool and Sundeck.
Pool Deck: Cool off in the spacious lap pool, soak in a martini-shaped hot tub or relax in a shaded cabana.
Celebrity Apex debuts in Europe at the beginning of April, and will sail Northern Europe and Mediterranean itineraries through October 2020. Call 1-800-377-9383 to cruise aboard Celebrity Apex.
Enchanted Princess (Princess Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: June 19, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 3,660 (double occupancy)
MedallionClass: Enjoy the convenience and personalization of OceanMedallion with the speed of MedallionNet Wi-Fi.
Sky Suite: Accommodations for up to five guests and a 1,000-square-foot wraparound balcony—the largest at sea—will have you feeling enchanted indeed.
Take Five: A live jazz trio takes you on a musical tour through jazz, featuring videos, stories and, most importantly, music!
Princess Live! and Cafe: Enjoy live comedy, game shows, music and more.
The Voice of the Ocean: Enjoy a live rendition of the popular TV singing competition, complete with the judges’ spinning chairs, performer coaches and audience participation.
Enchanted Princess makes her grand premier in June 2020 from Rome, and she’ll continue exploring Europe until November 2020. Call 1-800-377-9383 to plan your retreat aboard Enchanted Princess.
Silver Moon (Silversea Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: August 6, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 596 (double occupancy)
All-suite Accommodations: Spacious, comfortable and elegantly appointed—what more could you need?
Sea and Land Taste (S.A.L.T.): A new guest immersion program delivering destination-themed culinary experiences.
Venetian Lounge: This awe-inspiring lounge features even more impressive full-scale productions with cabaret-style seating.
Zagara Beauty Spa: Floor-to-ceiling windows, healing treatments and salon services indulge your body and soul.
Kaiseki: Silversea Cruises’ exquisite Japanese restaurant is reimagined aboard Silver Moon, and its careful attention to both flavor and presentation reach new heights.
In August 2020, Silver Moon celebrates her inaugural out of Italy, and she’ll subsequently sail the picturesque Mediterranean through October 2020. Call 1-800-377-9383 to sail aboard the luxurious Silver Moon.
Crystal Endeavor (Crystal Yacht Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: August 10, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 200 (double occupancy)
Submarine & Helicopters: Explore underwater in a 7-person submarine, or by air in either of the yacht’s two helicopters.
Onboard Marina: A fold-out marina platform brings you closer to the sun, fun and adventure.
Solarium: Enjoy the pool, Jacuzzi and panoramic views from this two-story glass retreat.
Luxury Suites: Awe-inspiring proof that “expedition cruising” doesn’t require compromising comforts.
Spa & Wellness: From the luxurious Crystal Life Spa and sauna to the state-of-the-art fitness center, relish a full range of services around the world.
Crystal Endeavor debuts in August 2020 from Tokyo, and will continue sailing through Asia, Australia and New Zealand for the remainder of the year. Call 1-800-377-9383 to plan your cruise aboard Crystal Endeavor.
MSC Virtuosa (MSC Cruises)
Maiden Voyage: November 1, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 4,842 (double occupancy)
Cirque du Soleil at Sea: Enjoy the unique entertainment that only Cirque du Soleil can provide, including two new shows created exclusively for MSC Cruises.
MSC Yacht Club: The luxurious “ship within a ship” experience continues aboard MSC Virtuosa, featuring spacious suites, exclusive amenities and the new virtual personal cruise assistant, ZOE.
TV Studio & Bar: Participate in game shows, karaoke, talent shows and more—all broadcasting live from the state-of-the-art radio and TV studio.
Polar Aquapark: A ropes course, three waterslides and multiple pools afford plenty of ways to cool off.
Sports Fun: Two full-size bowling lanes, Formula1 simulators and a large Sportplex arena lay the foundation for plenty of family-friendly fun.
Odyssey of the Seas (Royal Caribbean)
Maiden Voyage: November 5, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 4,198 (double occupancy)
Two70: The ultimate sunlit lounge by day, Odyssey of the Seas’ Two70 transforms into a multimedia spectacular at night.
SeaPlex: Enjoy a bumper car battle, shoot hoops and play table tennis in the largest indoor activity space at sea.
Clash for the Crystal City: Battle it out with glow-in-the-dark laser tag set in an arctic-themed arena.
Gravity-defying Thrills: Reach new levels of fun with Sky Pad—a thrilling combination of trampolines and virtual reality—and the skydiving simulator, RipCord by iFLY.
North Star: A powerful telescoping arm raises guests 300 feet above sea level for the best views at sea.
Odyssey of the Seas’ journey begins in the Bahamas in November 2020, and she’ll continue sailing the Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale until April 2021. Call 1-800-377-9383 to plan your cruise aboard Odyssey of the Seas.
Carnival Mardi Gras (Carnival Cruise Line)
Maiden Voyage: November 14, 2020
Passenger Capacity: 5,282 (double occupancy)
The Ultimate Playground: Packed with fun for all ages, from the first rollercoaster at sea, BOLT, to the biggest ever WaterWorks aqua park and expansive SportSquare.
French Quarter: Headlined by Emeril’s Bistro 1396 and lively nightlife, this ship zone features bars, jazz lounges and more!
Family Feud Live: The long-running and ever-popular game show takes to the sea for live games that should prove as entertaining for audiences as they will for contestants.
Rudi’s Seagrill: New for Mardi Gras, this “face-based” seafood restaurant is the invention of fun-loving Chef Rudi Sodamin.
Adult Retreats: From the Cloud 9 Spa to the adults-only Serenity Retreat, there’s always a peaceful escape for when you need a break from the party.
Carnival’s Mardi Gras launches in November 2020 from Port Canaveral, and she’ll sail her fun-loving guests throughout the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Call 1-800-377-9383 to plan your cruise aboard Mardi Gras.
Each of these new ships introduces something new to the world of cruising, and the biggest winners are guests looking for an even better vacation experience.
For personal assistance planning your next cruise—or to learn more about these highly anticipated new ships—contact The Cruise Web’s expert consultants at 1-800-377-9383.