The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection bets on “ultra luxury” cruises
Ritz-Carlton, one of the luxury brands that belong to Marriott International, announced its arrival in the market of luxury yachts and cruise ships last year. The first vessel will sail at the end of 2019, but you can book a reservation starting this June. All aboard!
This marks the first time a hotel company reaches the high seas. The fleet of three ships has its itinerary, including shore excursion planned to stop in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean (Cartagena and Barbados included).
The ships designed by Tillberg Design of Sweden can accommodate up to 298 passengers in 149 suites with private balconies and two duplex suites of 1,485 square-foot.
The cruise will feature luxury services and facilities, including a lounge and wine bar, a deep and shallow pools, an infinity pool with inside current, an indoor-outdoor solarium, and a restaurant led by the chef, three Michelin stars, Sven Elverfeld. The trips will last between seven to ten days.