Gone are those days when a cruise vessel was more like a “floating RSL club”, and the sailors on it were above 65 and, of course, retired.
Virgin Voyages, owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, is all set to join forces with Jennifer Lopez to launch a special cruise that features morning potions, delights from Michelin-star chefs, and adrenaline-pumping fitness lessons.
Sailors now will have the opportunity to look forward to luxury elements with over 20 restaurants, essential beverages and gratuities, and WiFi included in the voyage fare.
The trip will take you to Puerto Plata and Bimini from Miami, sailing for five nights via the Caribbean Sea. Nestled between the Atlantic coast and Cordillera Mountains, Puerto Plata embodies geographic duality.
A guest’s day can include relaxing on the pristine beaches of Playa Dorada or hiking in the jungle to see Dama jagua’s 27 waterfalls and rappelling down the natural slides.
Joining JLO in her role as the Chief Entertainment and Lifestyle Officer, Virgin Voyages is launching its “Limitless Voyages”. This is expected to take place on Dominican Days sailing from April 14 to April 19 on Scarlet Lady.
It will also feature bungee and spinning classes, the ’90s dance classes with playlists inspired by Jennifer, and unplugged sessions that would be spent curling up in the mud room within the spa’s thermal suite.
Once one reaches the waters of Bimini, one will have access to The Beach Club at Bimini, a private piece of paradise of Bahamas Virgin, before flying to Miami the following morning.
The itinerary further covers panel discussions and networking opportunities led by women entrepreneurs. While sailors will be blessed with the opportunity to book a special-edition voyage and savour the great programming, Virgin Voyages is developing an “Unlimited Experience Package” to improve the sailing experience.
Designed specifically with women entrepreneurs in mind, the Unlimited Experience Package extends access to other special on-board activities and events. The food is carefully chosen and prepared by the culinary elites. Designed specifically with women entrepreneurs in mind, the Limitless Experience package extends access to special onboard events and activities.
Jennifer’s nonprofit and Virgin Voyages will donate almost 50 cabins to extremely hardworking Latina entrepreneurs on the journey via rural America.
Recently titled one of the best cruise lines in the world per Condé Nast Traveler’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards, Virgin Voyages goes on to win the hearts of travellers with exceptional value and a unique approach inspired by the modern romantic notion of sailing. In 2023, Virgin Voyages plans on debuting two new vessels (Brilliant Lady and Resilient Lady), along with 33 new ports of call and 10 new itineraries spanning the world.
References: News Times UK, NY Breaking