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Three Brilliant New Cruise Ships

22 Mar 2018 | by Carrie Garner

Planet Cruise is exited to introduce to you three brand new ships from MSC Cruises, Marella Cruises, and Carnival Cruises. So here is a quick look at what to expect on the Carnival Panorama, MSC Grandiosa, and the first adult-only ship from Marella, Marella Explorer 2.

For our extensive up-to-date guide on new cruise ships check out handy blog.

Carnival Cruises: Carnival Panorama

Carnival Panorama will be one of Carnival Cruises’ Vista Class ships, along with sister ships Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon, and will share many of their amazing onboard features.




  • WaterWorks Aqua Park – a waterpark for the whole family with pools and waterslides
  • Family Harbor – a private lounge area for families, connecting to family suites
  • Havana Cabana – a Cuban themed bar for pool parties that last all night
  • The SkyRide – a suspended bike for you to ride high above deck

  • Carnival Panorama will be launching from Long Beach, California in 2019 and she can be a home away from home for up to 3,960 passengers.

    MSC Cruises: MSC Grandiosa

    MSC Grandiosa’s maiden season will begin in the Mediterranean in November 2019. The itineraries will feature amazing destinations like Genoa, Valletta, Rome, Barcelona, Marseille, and Palermo.




    She will accommodate around 6,300 guests and will house a multitude of ways to entertain each and every one of them. Here are just a few:

  • A beautiful promenade reminiscent of the Mediterranean
  • Two thrilling F1 Car Simulators
  • L’Atelier – a new upbeat bar with a stage and dance floor
  • Two brand new incredible Cirque du Soleil Shows

  • With amazing destinations and fantastic facilities available with MSC Grandiosa, guests will never be bored.

    Marella Cruises: Marella Explorer 2

    Marella Cruises is going adult-only with their new specially designed ship, which offers classic features like The Veranda, which has been doubled in size for this vessel. Onboard Marella Explorer 2, there are all kinds of facilities available, meaning plenty of room to kick back and relax with cocktails and new friends, especially with a balcony cabin - which make up a massive 40% of the accommodation. You could even treat yourself to the luxurious Champneys Spa, which is also found onboard.




    The ship will be able to take up to 1,814 guests to amazing ports in the likes of Venice, Dubrovnik, Rome, Croatia, and Livorno, where you can step ashore and explore, or just unwind on a luscious beach or in a café on the shores of a new country.

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