Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line is prepping for a 2020 virgin voyage by unveiling the ship’s suites for the primary time. On Thursday, February 14, Virgin Voyages, a part of the Virgin Group, shared the main points of the ship’s RockStar Suites. The cruise is designed to permit vacationers to trip like a rock star, the corporate says, from tables that really encourage dancing on tabletops, to concierge providers keen to fetch such oddities as solely crimson gummy bears. Ticket gross sales additionally opened in the present day.
The ship Scarlet Woman contains 78 RockStar Suites, all organized to have a view of the ocean. The suites, in accordance with the corporate, have been impressed by yachts from rock and roll icons resembling Grace Jones with a “retro-futurism” look. Designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Analysis Studio, the area ditches conventional cruise ship luxurious for vinyl turntables, showers with an ocean view, and a sea terrace.
“Virgin has at all times prevented stuffy formalities and introduced numerous pleasure and a little bit of rebelliousness to our buyer experiences,” Branson, Founding father of the Virgin Group, stated in a press launch. “With these glamorous suites, Virgin Voyages is bringing rock and roll to the excessive seas and spoiling our sailors just like the rockstars they’re.”
The RockStar Companies Crew arranges particular entry together with backstage leisure entry and personal transfers to and from the ship. Vacationers within the RockStar Suites may also have help unpacking and even a drying service for swimsuits. The suites have a full cocktail bar in addition to entry to a personal membership known as Richard’s Rooftop.
The ship additionally contains two Huge Suites — suites which are over 2,000 sq. ft with extras like a music room and dressing room. The suites have a big terrace with a runway eating desk, that includes stairs main as much as the highest of the desk for dancing. The ship can also be dwelling to Fab Suites, Posh Suites, and Beautiful Suites.
Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Woman gained’t depart till the 2020 inaugural season, which is reserving now on-line. The ship, which solely accommodates adults 18 and older, additionally provides leisure and greater than 20 completely different eateries. The journeys depart from Miami into varied Caribbean places.
Virgin Group owns greater than 60 completely different companies, together with journey, telecommunications, music, monetary providers, and healthcare.