Seabourn announce name of second new ship
The Yachts of Seabourn Cruises has announced that the name of their second new ship will Seabourn Quest amp; will launch in June 2011. The Seabourn Quest will be the third of the three new sister ships, the first being Seabourn Odyssey that launched in June 2009. The second sister, Seabourn Sojourn, will make her debut next June in Greenwich. These three new ships are 32,000 tons and can carry 450 guests each, and represent a capacity increase of over 200 percent for the line in a three-year period. This confirms the company’s confidence in demand for luxury cruising in the leisure travel market.
The new ships’ name was decided after The Yachts of Seabourn ran an online competition for the public to name the new ship. The contest winner was Kevin Staub of Pennsylvania, USA., who submitted “Quest ” along with 120 others, and his name was drawn at random. Mr Staub and his guest will enjoy a free cruise on Seabourn Quest.