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Monaco: Princess of Monaco sponsored Seven Seas Explorer sets sail on maiden voyage02:18

Monaco: Princess of Monaco sponsored Seven Seas Explorer sets sail on maiden voyage

Monaco, Monte Carlo
July 21, 2016 at 06:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Luxury cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer set off on its first voyage from Monte Carlo, Monaco, on Wednesday, bound for Venice.

Costing €450 million ($496.31 million), the cruise ship has space for 750 passengers and 542 crew members and weighs 56,000 tonnes. The ship has 10 decks with different suites, including the Regent Suite - a 2,917 sq ft (271 sqm) space that can sleep six guests – and the Veranda Suite, which is the smallest stateroom at 219 sq ft (20 sqm) and sleeps two guests. It will sail to destinations including St Tropez, Venice, Lisbon, Barcelona, San Juan and Puerto Rico.

The cruise ship was christened on the 13th July. Its ‘godmother’ is the Princess Charlene of Monaco, wife to His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. The former Olympic swimmer and water safety advocate has a special connection to the ship, as her water safety program will be adopted by the ship’s company the Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Monaco: Princess of Monaco sponsored Seven Seas Explorer sets sail on maiden voyage02:18
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Luxury cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer set off on its first voyage from Monte Carlo, Monaco, on Wednesday, bound for Venice.

Costing €450 million ($496.31 million), the cruise ship has space for 750 passengers and 542 crew members and weighs 56,000 tonnes. The ship has 10 decks with different suites, including the Regent Suite - a 2,917 sq ft (271 sqm) space that can sleep six guests – and the Veranda Suite, which is the smallest stateroom at 219 sq ft (20 sqm) and sleeps two guests. It will sail to destinations including St Tropez, Venice, Lisbon, Barcelona, San Juan and Puerto Rico.

The cruise ship was christened on the 13th July. Its ‘godmother’ is the Princess Charlene of Monaco, wife to His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. The former Olympic swimmer and water safety advocate has a special connection to the ship, as her water safety program will be adopted by the ship’s company the Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

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