New Ships, Sailings & Excursions Launching in 2021 & 2022

We are looking forward to discovering all of the exciting new ships, sailings and shore excursions once we are sailing again! Fortunately, safe sailing is on the horizon. Start planning now!


AmaWaterways’ new AmaDahlia will launch on the Nile this year.

American Queen Steamboat Company’s new paddle-wheeler, the American Countess, will debut on the Mississippi River.

Viking River Cruises will launch the Viking Saigon on the Mekong River, the Viking Osiris on the Nile, and four new Viking Seine ships in France.


Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Apex is at the forefront of modern travel with bold design, exciting attractions, and new options for enjoying life at sea.

Princess Cruises’ Enchanted Princess features new dining experiences, luxurious suites with the largest balconies at sea, and the most pools of their fleet.

Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas is all about play! A reimagined pool deck with a surf simulator, bungee trampoline, and many options for playing night and day including bumper cars, VR arcades, and new nightclubs.

Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Venus is planning its inaugural voyage this year. It will operate in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

Virgin Voyages will launch its flagship Scarlet Lady that will set out on its maiden voyage this year. Virgin Voyages is new to the market and caters to adults with all-inclusive itineraries that prioritize wellness, modern entertainment, and innovative dining!


Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Endurance, a 126-passenger ship purpose-built for polar exploration will set out in 2021.

Ponant’s Le Commandant-Charcot is the very first hybrid-electric polar exploration ship!

Quark Expeditions’  Ultramarine will sail the Arctic and Antarctica with two helicopters in tow for flightseeing excursions.

Seabourn Venture will make its maiden voyage along the Norwegian coast in 2021.

Read more on the Virtuoso Blog.

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