Virgin Voyages debut

This item appears on page 4 of the September 2019 issue.

Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages (Plantation, FL; 954/361-9500,, will commence sailings April 1, 2020, with its first ship, The Scarlet Lady. Cabins can now be booked.

Offering 4- and 5-night Caribbean cruises, all leaving from Miami, The Scarlet Lady can hold 2,770 passengers. The ship will be adults only, with no one under 18 on board. There will be 20 bars and restaurants, and food and drink will be included in the fare.

A double cabin will start at $2,750 to $3,550, depending on the cruise. Single cabins will be available on most cruises at roughly half the double cabin cost.