• MARELLA CRUISES OFFERS MORE CHOICE WITH THREE NEW PORTS OF CALL AND ALL NEW VENUES ON FIRST ADULTS ONLY SHIP FOR 2019

    MARELLA CRUISES OFFERS MORE CHOICE WITH THREE NEW PORTS OF CALL AND ALL NEW VENUES ON FIRST ADULTS ONLY SHIP FOR 2019

    MARELLA CRUISES OFFERS MORE CHOICE WITH THREE NEW PORTS OF CALL AND ALL NEW VENUES ON FIRST ADULTS ONLY SHIP FOR 2019

     23rd October 2018 – Marella Cruises has today unveiled three new ports of call and three new itineraries as part of its winter 2019 programme which sees a selection of exciting new destinations for the UK’s third largest cruise line. The cruise line also reveals first details of three exclusive new venues for Marella Explorer 2, launching in spring 2019.

    NEW ITINERARIES AND PORTS OF CALL

    The cruise line will be offering a selection of handpicked and culture rich new destinations for cruisers to explore with three new ports of call and three new itineraries as part of its winter 19 programme. New ports of call include Panama’s Gatun Lake with its hidden islands and vast wildlife; one of the oldest and most famous historical regions in Jamaica, Port Royal dubbed the “wickedest city on earth” due to the pirates that once dropped anchor there; And the nature haven of Samaná, Dominican Republic with its beautiful beaches, rainforests and concealed caves, making it the idyllic place to spot humpback whales. As well as these exciting new additions Marella Cruises will be returning to some much loved ports including Alexandria, Egypt and Casablanca, Morocco.

    Marella Cruises will also be returning to Cyprus for winter 2019 with Marella Dream and Marella Celebration both sailing to the vibrant hotspot of Limassol on Cyprus’ south coast. Offering customers the chance to explore another up and coming destination with the flexibility of three itineraries with cruise and stay options, including the new for winter 2019, Ancient Kingdoms itinerary.

    Marella Discovery 2 will sail two exotic new itineraries, Panama Canal Experience and Secret Shores, both setting sail from Montego Bay, Jamaica.

    MARELLA EXPLORER 2

    Marella Explorer 2 will be the first ship exclusively for adults in the Marella Cruises fleet, offering customers more choice and flexibility. The adult’s only haven introduces three new venues including a new clubhouse bar, the 19th hole, with quirky golf buggy- seating and two golf simulators, this tee-rific bar will even serve up golf themed cocktails and craft beers; Flutes, a sophisticated bubbles bar catering for prosecco and champagne lovers is perfect for pre or post dinner drinks and comes complete with ‘press for bubbles’ buttons; The Beach Cove serves up barbecue inspired delights with an on the beach al fresco dining feel; And a new pizzeria style restaurant cooking up made-to-order Italian pizzas in a pizza oven to give them that extra authentic taste. As well as these, Marella Explorer 2 will boast an array of dining and bar options, a luxurious Champneys spa and world class entertainment from ted, similar to its sister ship Marella Explorer.

    Marella Explorer 2 will be spending her first full winter season in Bridgetown, Barbados for winter 2019 offering customers the choice of three fantastic itineraries with delightful destinations on offer such as St Lucia, Aruba and the Grenadines.

    Managing Director of Marella Cruises Chris Hackney said: “We are really pleased to share details of the three fantastic new venues for Marella Explorer 2, we’ve made sure there is something to take every adults fancy whether that’s enjoying a golf themed cocktail in the 19th Hole or sipping on some bubbles in Flutes. We’re delighted customers have loved sailing on Marella Explorer and look forward to hearing about their experiences on Marella Explorer 2.

    “Our winter 2019 programme offers guests amazing destinations and exotic new itineraries as we continue to offer customers more choice, flexibility and opportunities to visit some of the world’s best hidden secrets.”

    The Marella Cruises winter 2019 programme will be on sale from 8th November 2018

     

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    Notes to Editors 

    New itineraries

    Panama Canal Experience on Marella Discovery 2 – sailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Calling at:

    Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

    Gatun Lake, Panama

    Colon, Panama

    Cartagena, Colombia

    Port Royal, Jamaica

    Secret Shores on Marella Discovery 2 – sailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Calling at:

    Samana (for Cayo levantado), Dominican Republic

    Amber Cove, Dominican Republic

    Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands

    Port Royal, Jamaica

    Ancient Kingdoms on Marella Dream (December 2019) and Marella Celebration (March 2020) – sailing from Limassol, Cyprus

    Calling at:

    Alanya, Turkey

    Alexandria, Egypt

    Port Said (for Cairo), Egypt,

    Ashdod (for Jerusalem & Bethlehem), Israel

    MARELLA CRUISES

    Marella Cruises, part of TUI UK and Ireland and TUI Group/World of TUI, is the third largest cruise line in the UK.

    There are currently six ships in the Marella Cruises fleet, Marella Dream, Marella Celebration, Marella Discovery, Marella Discovery 2, Marella Spirit and Marella Explorer.

    Marella Cruises offers a unique experience with unrivalled entertainment and food on board, tips are also included giving customers the peace of mind they need when budgeting for their cruise holiday.

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