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TUI cruise line adds fifth ship plus new USA itineraries for 2023 - Marella Cruises

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Marella Cruises today announced the TUI cruise line will be adding a fifth cruise ship to its fleet, launching in 2023. New USA sailings are also being added.

Marella Cruises will welcome fifth ship Marella Voyager in June 2023.

The new all-inclusive cruise ship is 264m long and will sail to Barcelona, the south of France and beyond.

Tickets for Marella Voyager cruises go on sale with 952 cabins from November 4, 2021.

So what can guests expect onboard the brand new ship from the popular TUI brand?

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Marella Voyager guests will find familiar popular spots onboard including Surf and Turf, Nonna’s and Snack Shack but there will also be a brand-new Mexican eatery and a fancy Secret Speakeasy bar.

Also onboard are a gym, Broadway Show Lounge, 10 all-inclusive bars and 10 restaurants, a swimming pool and kid's clubs.

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What's more, guests will be able to explore destinations ashore with help from Marella's expert team onboard and on land.

More information on Marella Voyager will be shared next summer.

Chris Hackney, Managing Director of Cruise for TUI UK & I commented: “After a challenging year for the industry we couldn’t be more thrilled to finally announce we’ll be welcoming Marella Voyager, the fifth ship in our fleet, in Spring 2023 with her first sailing taking place in June.

Marella Voyager is the newest ship in Marella Cruises' fleet. Credit: Marella Cruises

He continued: "This ship builds on our already popular fleet and offers loyal customers and new customers more choice. We know what our customers like and so we want to ensure we keep some Marella Cruises favourites but also adding a different flavour to Marella Voyager too.

Today Marella Cruises also announced it will offer three new USA itineraries as part of its summer 2023 programme sailing on Marella Discovery.

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The American Dream itinerary from Port Canaveral includes an overnight stop in New York where travellers can visit The Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building and Central Park as well as experience the world-famous bars and restaurants in Times Square.

The Sunshine States and Sands itinerary heads to South Beach in Miami and Grand Turk in Turks and Caicos while Floridian Adventures itinerary includes an overnight in Tampa where holidaymakers can enjoy access to the renowned themed parks.

Marella Cruises also announced it will offer three new USA itineraries. Credit: Marella Cruises

There is also a choice of 18 hotels for customers who want to make the most of a cruise and stay holiday. Why not stay in the heart of Orlando’s theme park district or pick a relaxing spot on the east Florida coast?

Chris Hackney said of the news: "Being able to set sail into the USA next year is another milestone for us. Expanding our programme allows our customers to experience once-in-a-lifetime adventures and we’ve made sure there really is something for everyone.

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"The excitement for cruising is well and truly back and we’re delighted to be able to continue to offer new experiences for our customers.”

The three new itineraries will be on sale for customers on November 4, 2021.

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