Happy Nieuw Year! Hello to many good old friends. Have been swamped so don't post much. I read through frequently. ;-)
Thought you might think about this new ship, due out this June. Roughly the same as the R Class.... 58,000 tonnes. Passengers Max: 999. No inside cabins. ALL balconies. 100 Single balcony cabins. No obstructed views. Main Dining room, Lido restaurant. The 'special' restaurants.... one steak house, one fish restaurant and one 'Asian' restaurant. No any extra charge for restaurants. All one sitting. Dinner 6.45pm to 9 pm. Show lounge. HUGE library. Gym and spa with inside pool. Outside pool. 'The Bunker'... Golf simulator. Card room. Art & Craft for art instructors. All inclusive... includes drinks, wines etc. Dress code: Average week: 2 formal, 2 informal, 3 casual. Dress code enforced in ALL restaurants including Lido. Small shop. No casino. Two captains working this ship. One from Cunard's Queen Elizabeth and the other is ex Holland America Line. Spirit of Discovery. Second ship due 2020, Spirit of Adventure. Age limit: 50 and up.