The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

P. 319: Virgin Voyages announces The Beach Club at Bimini
Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 2 guests
Discuss theme parks, roller coasters, and mules!
Why do I still have a donkey title???
User avatar
 
Posts: 6667
Joined: 01 Dec 2005
Location: Reno, NV
Gender: Male
Age: 40

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby jray21 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:08 pm

If I ever do a river cruise, it'll definitely be with Disney!
Image
Image

BAYSIDE STATION!!!
User avatar
 
Posts: 24597
Joined: 17 Aug 2005
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Gender: Male
Age: 66

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Nrthwnd » Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:46 pm

Yes, yes, yes, the Disney River Cruise!

Sign us up for one! :mickey:
Talk is Cheap :idea: Action is Pricele$$

Image

Delicious & Refreshing
User avatar
 
Posts: 8450
Joined: 21 Jan 2006
Location: Orlando, Florida
Gender: Male
Age: 28

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby jedimaster1227 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:27 pm

Virgin Voyages has announced The Beach Club at Bimini, Bahamas which will serve as their private island experience when they start sailing in 2020!

https://www.virginholidays.co.uk/holiday-types/cruise/cruise-lines/virgin-voyages/ships/scarlet-lady/entertainment

bimini1.JPG

Events and Performances
Virgin Voyages will provide an exclusive experience to be featured on all Scarlet Lady voyages starting your Caribbean sailing which includes a visit to The Beach Club at Bimini, Bahamas and carrying the party on to the stylish Red Room - the live performance space onboard the ship where all main acts and headliners will take centre stage. Consider it a theatre at sea from ground-breaking performances and festival-like lineups to dancing the night away at the biggest party on sea.

bb755412-1fbf-4a43-818c-20fbbae8ce32.jpg
2b1f5b14-23f5-46c2-af7f-3c6871689029.jpg
4aa7dcf0-769e-4729-8ab1-531da465f674.jpg
720239c1-eeed-4127-829f-c76cb8184114.jpg
af3af2a2-aeb6-4271-aad6-895aeec5c2c0.jpg
be9ab476-b029-4f0d-9003-1ea100a8e4c7.jpg

The Beach Club at Bimini, Bahamas
The Beach Club at Bimini in the Bahamas is where sailors can feel tranquility at its best in a stylish setting with white-sand and crystal clear waters and will rival the best beach clubs in Ibiza and Saint-Tropez.

Sit back and enjoy overlooking the ocean with an expansive lagoon-style pool as the central anchor of the club. In the spirit of Vitamin Sea, the brand’s ethos of well-being, there will be moments of retox and detox throughout the day. Sailors will find areas of high energy and quiet spots for complete relaxation and introspection.

Mornings at The Beach Club at Bimini will begin with yoga as Sailors enjoy the sounds of the ocean when dusk til dawn, the energy will gradually amplify as the evening sets in. Sailors will reach the high point of the day by the afternoon where DJ-led pool parties will be center of the action. The night’s energy will wind down with a beach bonfire under the stars with an acoustic musical performance.

Mark Ronson named founding DJ
Mark Ronson will be the first to grace the turn-tables at this elite beach club with four performances to be announced in 2020. OMG right? Need we say anymore!

Sailors staying in RockStar Suites will have their exclusive slice of paradise at The Beach Club at Bimini, with a dedicated bar, complimentary food service, an outdoor terrace lounge, sun loungers and beach cabanas. Sailors looking to explore the island of Bimini will have ample opportunities to do so in this off-the-beaten path tropical destination.

88122821-4374-4603-a891-a390ac331d86.jpg

The Manor
The Manor is the place to be. This two-story, three bar space, named after Richard Branson's first recording studio, is inspired by a classic theatrical ballroom, layered with a glamorous ‘70s, punk vibe. This is the must place venue presenting ground-breaking shows to kick the night off before it transitions into a mind-blowing, goodbye-early-morning-workout nightclub.

ae1768e1-55a3-49fb-ae13-923660e43844.jpg

Music is part of Virgin's DNA. Since the early days in the '70s, we've been spotting and nurturing the best talent including Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Spice Girls to boast a few whilst turning up-and-coming DJs into superstars. That ethos is the core of what makes entertainment onboard the Scarlet Lady so unique, yet so grounded to the Virgin roots.

In a nutshell...

2d7dee9c-203b-4e3f-83ac-7a046e4961db.jpg

Music to Your Ears
Tune in to some of the biggest DJ acts bought to you at sea. With live performances, DJ acts and gigs rocking around the clock.

99d570b5-60e6-411e-b030-aeea472b295e.jpg

24/7 Playground
Play all day, party all night. The Scarlet Lady is a 24/7 playground of excess and access where the skys the limit.

9ab0555f-9c96-4420-b05c-3ea9af240afb.jpg

Plastic ain't fantastic
You won't find plastic straws in your cocktails where single use plastics are banned. Who needs a straw anyway! so overrated.


Virgin Voyages has also announced several ports that they'll visit during their first year of sailings including Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, Costa Maya on the Caribbean coast of Mexico and Havana, Cuba.
Change the scheme, Alter the mood! Electrify the boys and girls if you would be so kind!

Image

Why do I still have a donkey title???
User avatar
 
Posts: 9226
Joined: 27 Jul 2013
Location: At KD
Gender: Male
Age: 31

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:06 am

The new slides on Navigator Of The Seas looks freaking amazing!!!
3988835E-557A-424C-BCC8-E703CB89B587.jpeg
Bigger is not always better.

Donkeys give me orgiastic scream!
 
Posts: 121
Joined: 31 Jan 2019
Location: I may live in the Carolinas, but my heart is still in Tampa
Gender: Male

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Kw6sTheatee » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:12 am

Oh wow, look what washed to shore... a water coaster! :b
1. The Voyage 2. Intimidator 305 3. Maverick 4. Skyrush 5. Mindbender (Galaxyland) 6. Fury 325 7. Kumba 8. Goliath (Georgia) 9. The Beast 10. Phoenix
I’ve ridden 139 Coasters, and have been a coaster enthusiast since 2013.

“Fear can make a donkey attack a lion”
User avatar
 
Posts: 342
Joined: 14 Sep 2008
Location: Atlanta, GA
Gender: Male
Age: 33

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Hotlanta » Tue May 21, 2019 4:28 pm

Just found some new renderings of the Carnival Mardi Gras ship (You cannot pay me enough to go on a Carnival ship, let alone one named Mardi Gras). This seems to be the ship that has the roller coaster on it

https://boards.cruisecritic.com/gallery/album/212-carnivals-new-mardi-gras/

BAYSIDE STATION!!!
User avatar
 
Posts: 24597
Joined: 17 Aug 2005
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Gender: Male
Age: 66

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Nrthwnd » Tue May 21, 2019 5:50 pm

^ This is a credit I will feel no pain, in not getting. :Pr

On the other hand, ^^^ THAT looks a-may-ZING! :airtime:
JetStar-CasinoPier-2013alt.jpg
And speaking of water coaster.... RIP Jet Star - Casino Pier. Photo taken in 2013.
Talk is Cheap :idea: Action is Pricele$$

Image

Delicious & Refreshing
User avatar
 
Posts: 8450
Joined: 21 Jan 2006
Location: Orlando, Florida
Gender: Male
Age: 28

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby jedimaster1227 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:00 pm

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has announced a new joint venture called Holistica, a destination development business focused on coastal destinations!

http://www.rclcorporate.com/rcl-and-itm-group-launch-holistica/

RCLCorp-Holistica-2-980x493.jpg

We’re famous for building ships our guests love. We obsess over every detail of their onboard experience from before they even think of cruising until they decide to take the next one. And we’re really, really good at it.

But we know that the destinations we visit are just as essential in memory-making as our ships. “We’ve spent five decades learning what works and what doesn’t,” said RCL’s Michael Bayley, “and we know the potential of strategic destination development to deliver great guest experiences and meet the needs of local communities.”

So when RCL decided to get into the destination development business, we came from a position of strength. On June 24, RCL and Mexico’s ITM Group created Holistica Destinations Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture to radically transform the way we think about coastal destinations. As its name implies, the new company will use a holistic approach to generate significant economic growth for communities and local governments and preserve and sustain the area’s natural resources while offering a compelling experience for guests.

Holistica isn’t creating these destinations just for RCL ships and, perhaps even more surprising, not even only for cruise lines. “Having more destinations, developed in a responsible manner, gives travelers on land, sea, or air greater vacation quality,” says Bayley. “And that’s a win-win-win for the entire leisure industry.”

Holistica will begin with five projects already underway in Freeport, Bahamas; Costa Maya, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; and Kumamoto, Japan, among others. The Freeport project, currently under review by the Bahamian government, is a great example of the holistic approach. While focused on reimagining the Grand Lucayan resort, the project includes ambitious plans for local ownership, employment, job training, community investment, and sustainable construction practices.

“We’re not just re-opening a resort in Freeport,” says Bayley. “We’re looking at everything from transportation to utilities to local culture to responsible sourcing to entertainment to… well, to everything. It’s an ecosystem, not a property.”
Change the scheme, Alter the mood! Electrify the boys and girls if you would be so kind!

Image

Online
A zonkey is a cross between a zebra and a donkey.
 
Posts: 554
Joined: 27 May 2007
Location: Central NJ native; Northern DE resident.
Gender: None specified
Age: 36

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Mike240SX » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:28 pm

Nrthwnd wrote:Photo of Star Jet


Just to clarify the actual name of the Seaside Heights coaster that took a bath. Jet Star, a Schwarzkopf, was the coaster that occupied that spot for 30 years before being replaced by the piece of crap Miler that was Star Jet, which totally deserved the dip in the ocean.
-Mike
Total Coasters: 133
Top 10 Steel: Maverick, Skyrush, Intimidator 305, Banshee, Millennium Force, Raptor, Superman: The Ride (SFNE), Top Thrill Dragster, Big Bad Wolf, Volcano
Top 10 Wood: The Beast, El Toro, Phoenix (Knoebels), Boulder Dash, Thunderbolt (KW), Mystic Timbers, Comet (Hershey), Hercules, Shivering Timbers, Jack Rabbit (KW)
Top 5 Hybrid: Twisted Timbers, Goliath (SFGAm), Wicked Cyclone, Great White, Gemini

Beware of the freeze-dried donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 1332
Joined: 23 Feb 2005
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Gender: Male
Age: 32

Re: The Cruise Ship and Cruise Line Discussion Thread!

Postby Mr Stratosphere » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:42 pm

Oh Carnival Vista, more negative media for this vessel.

Now, Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas had a propulsion issue with one of its three Azipods, but was able to sail until its next scheduled Dry Dock. Unfortunately this same issue has hit Allure twice in the past several years, there was even a documentary on the fix of the Azipod.

The problem with Carnival Vista is that it only has two Azipods while Allure of the Seas has three. I bet that having one down on Carnival Vista caused enough issues that they had to cancel sailings to fix it asap.

We were on Allure with one of the three down, and while it kept the ship from traveling at max speed, there was also a noticeable wobble at the stern of the ship. Nothing terrible, but it was noticeable.

When I sailed on Allure 2 years later, all three were working and the ship sailed much smoother.

Below is the power outage from today.

https://www.chron.com/business/bizfeed/article/Carnival-Vista-which-sets-sail-from-Galveston-14069733.php

The Carnival Vista cruise ship, which sets sail from Galveston, lost power at sea just days before it's scheduled to be taken out of service for repairs.

The ship temporarily lost some power from midship to the forward section of the vessel on Tuesday evening, according to a Facebook post from Carnival Cruise Line brand ambassador John Heald.

The loss of power meant no lighting in the affected portion of the ship. Elevators and air-conditioning systems weren't working, either. Nobody was trapped in the elevators.

This news comes just days before the Carnival Vista will be taken out of service for 17 days due to "an issue affecting its maximum cruising speed."

The ship maintained navigation control during the power loss, and some areas such as the Punchliner comedy club in the aft of the ship remained unaffected.

"The engineers are working very hard to restore full power and of course the captain, Matt and myself are making constant announcements to keep everybody informed and the mood around the ship is one of understanding," Heald said in his Facebook post.

Follow-up posts indicated that the ship continued on its normal set course, that engineers slowly restored the power and that people were even dancing on the tables in the aft dining room.

Carnival said the temporary issue was quickly resolved and that the ship continued on without any changes to its itinerary.

And on Wednesday morning, Heald gave one final update before continuing his posts about food and a guest's service dog.

"After last night's adventures the guests are waking to beautiful sunshine and a perfect day at sea," he said in the Facebook post. "I want to thank all the guests here who kept calm as the engineers restored the lights that had gone off in parts of the ship, they were all brilliant. And the crew, well they were as they always are, dedicated, professional and kept the fun going."
Image

Previous

Return to Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys!

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 2 guests

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron