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Cruise Vessel Design & Outfit

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Photo: The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection

A ‘Bird’s Eye’ view of the Ritz Carlton cruise ship as it will look when delivered later this year.

To the right, a starboard view of the ship under construction.


The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection real access to the sea. “The loft suites are itineraries allow more overnights in port, need to focus on our footprint and chose Latin America, Canada/New England, unique, there are no terraces on the loft similar to a yachting lifestyle. Shorter from the early days to design our yachts Mediterranean and Northern Europe. deck,” said Prothero, explaining regula- voyages also mean consuming less fuel. to burn only low-sulfur MGO.” Future cruises include transit all the way tions curtail smaller ships putting veran- “We will be good stewards of our envi- While the itineraries include some through the Saint Lawrence Seaway into das on lower passenger decks. So duplex ronment in our operations,” said Prothe- remote destinations, Prothero doesn’t the Great Lakes. suites were designed with a lower level ro. “We will reduce plastic. We believe see entering the expedition cruise ship “We’ll be the only luxury player bedroom sporting a panoramic window those should not be remarkable things, market at this time. The brand will de- there,” said Prothero. The cruise yachts and an upper level terrace. they should simply translate to our daily but in the Caribbean, with the ? rst two will be able to call at cities like Chicago

With less miles in a typical voyage, lives. From the outset we believed the cruise yachts sailing the Caribbean, but also explore the far edge of Lake Su- 29

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