Sunrise is kicking off an inaugural season of 4- to 14-day cruises that visit destinations in Bermuda, Bahamas, the Panama Canal, the Caribbean, Canada and New England with the first 4 trips from Norfolk.
According to a study conducted by CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), Carnival and other cruise shipping companies account for USD 153 million in direct expenditures, a total of 2800 jobs and USD 170 million in wages for the Virginia State per year.
Part of a fleetwide USD 2 billion ship enhancement program, Sunrise now includes popular features like the redesign of a pair of Captain’s Suites adjacent to the bridge that offer floor-to-ceiling windows. All of the staterooms were updated with island-inspired interiors in bright colors and soothing pastels.
New features added to the cruise ship include:
- New Outdoor Areas: SportSquare, WaterWorks, Serenity Adult Only Retreat.
- Food and Restaurants: Cucina del Capitano, JavaBlue Cafe, Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse, Bonsai Express, The Chef’s Table, Cherry on Top, Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse, Lido Marketplace.
- New Bars and Lounges: RedFrog Pub, Piano Bar 88, Limelight Lounge, New Multi-Purpose Liquid Lounge.