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Pullmantur Horizon

Former names: MV Horizon, Pacific Dream, Island Star

Pullmantur Horizon Review and Specifications

Specifications of Pullmantur Horizon

Year built1990  /  Age : 29
Flag state Malta
BuilderMeyer Werft (Papenburg, Germany)
Building costUSD 185 million
OwnerRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd & Springwater Capital
Speed22 kn / 41 kph / 25 mph
Length (LOA)208 m / 682 ft
Beam (width)29 m / 95 ft
Gross Tonnage47427 gt
Passengers1506 - 1828
Crew620
Passengers-to-space ratio34
Decks12
Cabins721
Decks with cabins10
Last Refurbishment2019
Sister-shipsPullmantur Zenith
Former namesMV Horizon, Pacific Dream, Island Star

Current itinerary / position of Pullmantur Horizon

Pullmantur Horizon current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Malaga. The itinerary starts on 13 Oct, 2019 and ends on 20 Oct, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
13 Oct 20:00    Departing from Piraeus, Athens, Greece hotels
14 Oct 10:00 - 20:00    Souda-Chania, Crete, Greece
16 Oct 07:00 - 14:00    Valletta, Malta
17 Oct 13:00 - 20:00    Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
19 Oct 09:00 - 16:00    Cartagena, Spain
20 Oct 07:30    Arriving in Malaga, Spain hotels

Review of Pullmantur Horizon

Launched in 1990 as Celebrity Horizon, Pullmantur Horizon cruise ship has as fleet mates the liners Monarch, Sovereign and Zenith (sistership).

History - construction and ownership

Pullmantur Cruises is a Spanish company (headquartered in Madrid) which founded in 1988 as a subsidiary of the travel agency "Pullmantur" (founded 1971). In 2006, Pullmantur Cruises was acquired by RCCL (Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd) - world's 2nd largest passenger shipping company (after Carnival Corporation). Currently, RCCL owns 49% as 51% were sold in 2016 to Springwater Capital LLC (2002-founded investment firm). Pullmantur offers high-quality product mainly to Spanish-speaking source market. The company operates mainly in Mediterranean-Canaries regions and by fleet capacity is ranked the largest cruise brand in Spain.

Pullmantur Horizon cruise ship

The 47,427-ton, 1,354-passenger cruise ship Pullmantur Horizon was transferred to the fleet of Pullmantur from Celebrity Cruises (along with mv Zenith) and over the years has undergone a few name changes – Island Star (1995), Pacific Dream (2009), and Horizon again in 2011. Pullmantur Horizon is not a small ship, able to navigate any sea, however, used mainly for a few routes in Europe, Mediterranean based cruises and Caribbean voyages (since 2008).

In early-December 2018, Pullmantur Cruceros introduced "Pullmantur Visa" card via a partnership with Bankinter Consumer Finance (specializing in credit cards and consumer loans). Pullmantur Visa allows easier booking and financing over a period up to 18 months. Pullmantur's credit card is for the Spanish market only (Spanish nationals and residents in Spain) and without maintenance fees. All cruise customers who make payments via Pullmantur Visa receive a return up to 6% of the deferred purchases, plus EUR 20 gift voucher when making non-Pullmantur related purchases.

Cruise itinerary program

Pullmantur Horizon itinerary program is based on Caribbean voyages roundtrips from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

For winter season 2018-2019, Pullmantur homeported the Horizon ship in the Middle East for roundtrips from Dubai UAE (overnight stay in port prior departure). The 7-day itinerary program included as call ports the UAE's ports Abu Dhabi, Khasab and Fujairah, as well as Muscat (Oman). Prices started from EUR 590 pp (double occupancy).

During 2018-2019, the Zenith ship was in the Canary Islands, MS Monarch - in Caribbean, MS Sovereign - in South America.

Cabins

Pullmantur Horizon offers a total of 721 staterooms in 11 categories, of which 151 Inside, 68 Balcony and 16 Suites. The largest aboard Horizon is the Suite-Royale room.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

MS Horizon Buffet restaurant is where you'll be able to choose between various dishes to satisfy consumer preferences and tastes. It has an adjacent outdoor grill and provides a wide selection of delicious dishes and an informal setting for relaxing. The main dining room (serving set-time, a set table in the evening) offers a more formal dining experience.

Pullmantur Horizon cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Horizon restaurants and food bars.

  • Le Splendide Restaurant (912-seat; main dining room; the best spot to taste elaborate dishes that Pullmantur provides in its all inclusive)
  • Le Marché Gourmand Buffet Restaurant (enjoy more relaxed dining at this ‘gourmet market’ for a variety of international dishes)
  • Terrace and Grill.

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Cruisers may have a good holiday in the most absolute of tranquillity. Onboard Pullmantur Horizon everything is set to make time go more slowly and give the passengers the opportunity to enjoy every minute of it. In the outdoor pools, jacuzzis, gym and Spa, all travellers are going to feel wonderful. Evening entertainment is based in the theatre, nightclub and casino. And, meanwhile, the kids in the Tibu Club are going to be busy with non-stop amenities.

Follows the complete list of Pullmantur Horizon lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • The Grand Theatre
  • James Piano Bar & Lounge
  • Rendez-Vous Lounge (pub/café)
  • Cafe Moka
  • Photo Gallery; Video Arcade; Boutique
  • Internet Center
  • Recreation room
  • Casino del Mar
  • Sapphire Dance Club
  • Conference room; Card Room; Reading Room; Library
  • Teen's Club; Tibu Club (Kids' Playroom, ages 3-5)
  • Spa del Mar Beauty & Fitness
  • L'Annexe Pool Bar
  • Bar Zephir
  • 2 Swimming Pools; 2 Jacuzzis; 2 Solariums
  • Fitness Center.

Pullmantur Horizon wiki

CDF Horizon cruise ship was built in Papenburg Germany (originally for Celebrity Cruises) as "MV Horizon". The vessel has a sister - the fleet mate mv Zenith - both currently operated by CDF (abbrev from "Croisières de France"). CDF is a French cruise line and a subsidiary company / under the management of Pullmantur (RCCL's brand in Spain).

Ship's Captain is Charilaos Petrides.

In October 2008, RCCL (owner of the ship under the name "Island Star") sold transferred the vessel to the fleet of Pullmantur. The ship started operations in May 2009 under the name "Pacific Dream" coloured in the Pullmantur colours. In November 2010, Pullmantur transferred the liner to CDF-France. For CDF, Horizon operated on European itineraries (Baltic, Canary Islands, Mediterranean) leaving from homeports CalaisValletta and Marseille, as well as Caribbean cruises leaving from homeport Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

In 2018, Pullmantur started offering on selected Mediterranean Horizon ship cruises (in Adriatic and Aegean) electric bike tours. Tours are led by guide instructors. Helmets, water and energy bars are provided, Among the visited land tour destinations are Athens' Acropolis, old towns (Corfu, Dubrovnik, Padua), Mykonos Island, Chania (Crete). Such electric bike tours were first introduced in 2017 summer, offered on the North Sea, Caribbean and Canary Islands cruise itineraries.

For winter season 2018-2019, Pullmantur homeported the Horizon ship in Dubai UAE (overnight port stay prior departure). The 7-day itinerary program includes the ports of call Abu Dhabi (UAE)Khasab (Oman), Fujairah (UAE) and Muscat (Oman). Prices started from EUR 590 pp (double occupancy).

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Pullmantur Horizon Itineraries

The below listed Pullmantur Horizon cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Pullmantur fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Trieste Piraeus
2019 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Trieste to Piraeus Trieste
2019 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Malaga Piraeus
2019 Oct 20 7 days, round-trip Essences Of Italy Malaga
2019 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip Discover Morocco, Porto And Lisbon Malaga
2019 Nov 03 3 days, round-trip Getaway To Morocco Malaga
2019 Nov 06 4 days, round-trip Getaway To Morocco Malaga
2019 Nov 21 7 days, one-way from Malaga to Piraeus Malaga
2019 Nov 28 16 days, one-way from Piraeus to Dubai Piraeus
2019 Nov 28 17 days, one-way from Piraeus to Dubai Piraeus
2019 Dec 14 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2019 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2019 Dec 21 7 days, round-trip Solar Eclipse In Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2019 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip Solar Eclipse In Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2019 Dec 28 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2019 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 04 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 11 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 18 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 25 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 01 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 08 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 09 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 15 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 16 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 22 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 23 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Feb 29 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Mar 01 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Mar 07 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Mar 08 7 days, round-trip Dubai And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Mar 14 15 days, one-way from Dubai to Piraeus Dubai
2020 Mar 15 14 days, one-way from Dubai to Piraeus Dubai
2020 Mar 29 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Apr 12 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Apr 19 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Apr 26 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 May 03 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 May 10 7 days, round-trip Israel, Greece And Ancient Cultures Piraeus
2020 May 17 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 May 24 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 May 31 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jun 14 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Trieste Piraeus
2020 Jun 21 7 days, one-way from Trieste to Piraeus Trieste
2020 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jul 05 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jul 19 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Jul 26 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Trieste Piraeus
2020 Aug 02 7 days, one-way from Trieste to Piraeus Trieste
2020 Aug 09 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Aug 16 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Aug 23 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Aug 30 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Sep 06 7 days, round-trip Israel, Greece And Ancient Cultures Piraeus
2020 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Oct 04 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Oct 11 7 days, round-trip Greek Islands Piraeus
2020 Oct 18 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Trieste Piraeus
2020 Oct 25 7 days, one-way from Trieste to Piraeus Trieste
2020 Nov 01 11 days, round-trip Israel, Egypt, Greece And Turkey. Magic East Piraeus
2020 Nov 12 17 days, one-way from Piraeus to Dubai Piraeus
2020 Nov 12 16 days, one-way from Piraeus to Dubai Piraeus
2020 Nov 28 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Nov 29 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 05 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 06 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 12 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 13 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 19 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 20 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 26 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2020 Dec 27 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 02 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 03 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 09 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 10 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 16 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 17 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 23 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 24 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 30 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Jan 31 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 06 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 07 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 13 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 14 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 20 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 21 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 27 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Feb 28 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Abu Dhabi And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Mar 06 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Mar 07 7 days, round-trip Dubai, Doha And Legends Of Arabia Dubai
2021 Mar 13 15 days, one-way from Dubai to Piraeus Dubai
2021 Mar 14 14 days, one-way from Dubai to Piraeus Dubai

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