Cruising is great for couples, families, or groups seeking like-minded people to connect with. It’s really something special when a large group of people come together over a common interest like a love of music, dance, or food. Many cruise lines offer themed cruises that devote an itinerary to a topic meant to bring people together. Have a look at our recommendations below and maybe you’ll find something that interests you!
MasterChef Cruise – Holland America Line
The MasterChef cruise aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam sets sale in November 2016 so you’ll have to act fast if you want to join this party! Superfans of the hit show MasterChef can vacation to Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, and the Bahamas all while enjoying the company of MasterChef and MasterChef junior all-stars. Programming includes divine meals with menus designed by MasterChefs, live demos, interactive games and even competitions to find the best cooks among the guests of the ship. Take yourself and your taste buds on a journey!
Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise – Holland America Line
Holland America offers another great themed cruise called the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise which caters to R&B lovers. Every guest has a backstage pass on this groovy cruise that sails a few times per year to different locations. Holland America sets the stage for a week of celebration with performances from world-class Rhythm and Blues artists, panels, piano bars, and everything an R&B fan could dream of! These cruises have sold out thirteen years in a row so act fast if this is your type of vacation!
The Groove Cruise – Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian’s Groove Cruise bills itself as a “floating festival” celebrating Electronic Dance Music for 5 days straight. In late October 2016 the Groove Cruise took its maiden voyage from San Diego to Cabo, though it’s been offered with different itineraries for twelve years. More than 40 DJs are invited to create the ultimate party atmosphere day and night aboard the cruise, and they even offer a pre-party in San Diego the night before the cruise departs. Party people, this is your cruise.
Carnival LIVE – Carnival Cruise Lines
One great experience most of us love when we’re on vacation is catching a concert or show during our time away. Carnival LIVE is a series of cruises featuring a performance from a popular comedian or musician, so you get everything a Carnival cruise offers plus a night of entertainment! 2017’s line up includes performances from Tim McGraw, Jay Leno, and Chris Tucker. These cruises sail to a variety of destinations in the Caribbean and vary in length depending on which performer you’re looking for.
The DreamWorks Experience – Royal Caribbean
We can tell you already, your kids want to go on a Royal Caribbean DreamWorks Experience cruise. DreamWorks Experience is offered on ten of Royal Caribbean’s ships so there’s a good chance the itinerary you’re looking for has this added benefit. Make memories at sea with DreamWorks characters from Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and and How to Train Your Dragon. Kids can meet and greet, watch exclusive shows, and even dine with their favourite characters!This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to themed cruises – there’s so many available that cater to different interests and groups! We think they’re a great way to make the most of your vacation and connect with like-minded people.