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New Cruise Ships 2021

For lovers of cruise, the news of a new cruise ship brings excitement and dreams about holidays to come. When we first get wind of such news, of course we keep our eyes and ears to the ground in order to find out as much as possible about what’s instore. With several cruise ships on the horizon, and even more to come in the next few years, get ready to experience some of the most innovative and exciting vessels at sea.


New Cruise Ships: Adult Only

Valiant Lady

Launch Date: Early 2021

The second of Virgin Voyages' new adult-only ships, Valiant Lady debuts in 2021 with a wide array of entertainment, dining and detox-retox activities. Kick off your day with yoga in the sun, followed by fresh smoothies, unique cuisine and parties you'll never forget. With just as many once-in-a-lifetime itineraries as her sister ship, Scarlet Lady, we can't wait to see what's next for this unique cruise line.


New Cruise Ships: Luxury

Celebrity Apex

Launch Date: March 2021

After the seeing the splendour and success of Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Cruises have been working on the delivery of a second sister ship: Celebrity Apex. She will feature the same stunning venues and amenities, including the beautiful ‘Magic Carpet’. This is a moveable deck that protrudes from the side of the ship boasting a bar, restaurant, and extended embarkation space. There are also martini glass-style hot tubs and a roof top garden to look forward to.

New ships 2021 Celebrity Apex


New Cruise Ships: Family Friendly

P&O Iona

Launch Date: April 2021

Cruisers up and down the country have been talking about the arrival of P&O Cruises' Iona for what seems like years. The largest ship built specifically for the UK market, the stunning new cruise ship boasts a one-of-a-kind venue known as the SkyDome, which will offer space for relaxation and fun in the day, and fantastic entertainment in the evening. There will also be no less than 17 places to eat onboard.

New ships 2021 P&O Cruises Iona

Enchanted Princess

Launch Date: Summer 2021

Set to join Princess Cruises’ Royal Class ships, Enchanted Princess will boast a number of classic features such as the popular SeaWalk – a glass-bottomed walkway offering wonderful views of the sea below – and the Princess Live TV Studio. The fabulous Movies Under the Stars will also be onboard, as well the spacious atrium and adults-only Sanctuary.

Discovery Princess

Launch Date: Late 2021

The sixth ship in the Royal-class fleet, Discovery Princess is scheduled to embark upon Mediterranean adventures in 2021. Boasting Princess Cruises' signature features - including the OceanMedallion - guests will experience some of the best technology seen at sea, unforgettable Broadway-style shows, and a huge array of dining options

Mardi Gras

Launch Date: April 2021

Able to cater for up to 5,200 guests, Mardi Gras will be the largest ship in the Carnival Cruise Line fleet. To help passengers navigate the new cruise ship, the public areas have been divided into six different zones; Grand Central, La Piazza, The French Quarter, Summer Landing Zone, The Lido, and The Ultimate Playground. Each of these is sure to offer a unique atmosphere and plenty of things to see, do, and eat!


MSC Virtuosa

Launch Date: April 2021

It’s the fabulous MSC Cruises that will introduce one of the largest new cruise ships in 2021 – MSC Virtuosa is set to accommodate up to almost 6,300 guests. Attractions onboard will include an outdoor waterpark, indoor amusement centre, and regular Cirque du Soleil performances. Using the MSC for Me App and wristband technology, guests can also enjoy convenient services like ordering drinks and making reservations without leaving the comfort of their sun lounger.

Odyssey of the Seas

Launch Date: April 2021

The first Quantum-Ultra Class ship was Spectrum of the Seas, and Odyssey of the Seas will be her sister ship. It is thought that she will be similar in style and size, with exciting activities like Royal Caribbean’s well-loved surf simulator. The fantastic North Star (elevated pod with panoramic views), bumper cars, and a sky-diving simulator will also be onboard.

Costa Toscana

Launch Date: April 2021

Sister ship to Costa Smeralda, in 2021 Costa Toscana will bring guests the same warm hospitality that Costa Cruises are renowned for. With no less than 16 drinking and dining venues, as well as an abundance of live entertainment, this new cruise ship is guaranteed to offer the holiday of a lifetime at a fantastic price.


Launch date: July 2021

As the third Pinnacle-class ship in the Holland America Line fleet, Rotterdam boasts plenty of opportunities for guests to get on their feet to fantastic music. With numerous venues to enjoy live jazz, blues and more, as well as no shortage of delectable dining venues, guests of all ages and interests will be delighted by what's on board.


New Cruise Ships from 2022

2022 2023 & 2024
Virgin Cruises – Resilient Lady Norwegian Cruise Line – Unnamed ship
P&O Arvia Norwegian Cruise Line – Unnamed ship
Cunard – Queen Anne Disney Cruise Line – Unnamed Ship
Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Beyond Princess Cruises – Unnamed Ship
Norwegian Cruise Line – Norwegian Prima MSC Cruises – Unnamed Ship
Azamara Cruises – Azamara Onward Royal Caribbean – Icon of the Seas
MSC Cruises – World Europa Marella Cruises - Unnamed Ship
Royal Caribbean – Wonder of the Seas Norwegian Cruise Line – Unnamed Ship
Ambassador Cruise LineAmbience Oceania Cruises – Oceania Vista
Disney Cruise Line – Disney Wish Explora Journeys - Explora I

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