The Newest Cruise Ships to Watch for in 2016 Photo by: Carnival Cruise Line

The Newest Cruise Ships to Watch for in 2016

Cruises are becoming more and more popular with adults and families as they provide superior amenities, excellent dining choices and can cover a number of destinations in a short amount of time. Throw in awesome kid’s clubs, adult-only sanctuary’s, award-winning spas and incredible service and it’s no wonder why so many people have taken to cruising. What’s ahead for the year 2016 in terms of ships? Exquisite dining options, newly designed staterooms, even more activities for kids and never before seen experiences at sea. Read on to discover the 6 newest cruise ships to watch for in 2016.

6. Viking Sky, Viking Ocean Cruises

The Viking Sky is scheduled to hit the waters in the Spring of 2016 and features an all veranda stateroom design, designed to hold 930 guests in total. There are plenty of on-board amenities that will charm any guests. For those looking to escape to tranquility, head to the Wintergarden. This charming airy space around the main pool is designed to help you relax, while enjoying an afternoon tea service complete with teas, finger sandwiches and pastries. A glass-backed infinity pool is where you can spend most of your day, or head to the main pool with its retractable roof. Unique dining choices await visitors to this ship including the World Café with live cooking stations and the most refined venue, simply called The Restaurant. With itineraries that include Venice, Istanbul, Barcelona and Stockholm, this will be a beautiful ship that sails to many beautiful places around the world.

5. Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

If you are looking for a new family adventure, this big bold ship from Royal Caribbean should be one of your first choices. Offering 20 different dining options, 2,394 crew and 7 different neighborhoods, it would be hard pressed to find anyone saying they are bored on this ship It is hailed as the world’s biggest ship with the best features. Some of those features include an incredible waterpark featuring a 10-story plunge waterslide and two surf simulators. Kids will go crazy for the rock climbing walls, zip lines, ice-rink, 3D movie theater and teen lounge area. Parents on the other hand will indulge in state of the art spa, Central Park outdoor garden that features galleries, restaurants and shopping and two whirlpools overlooking the ocean. Don’t miss out on the Bionic Bar where robot bartenders serve you up cocktails. With incredible staterooms, award-winning chefs and a plethora of activities, one week won’t feel like long enough on this ship.

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