TONNAGE: 63,500 GT
LENGTH: 247 m (810 ft) m
TOTAL CREW: 700
OCCUPANCY: 1,578-1,856 Passengers
Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) specialize in traditional British hospitality experience with a twist as the visitors do not have to fly around to reach a specific cruise; in contrast to the norm. the ships are designed as such to maximize the experience of fun, leisure and entertainment right in the middle of the sea. The fleet consist of smaller to mid-sized vessels, ensuring the maximum customer satisfaction.
A very new member of CMV fleet, Columbus has already become a very proud flagship. The medium-sized ship is offering the best of the British Cruise Market. Having a capacity of 1400 guests, the passengers can enjoy fine dining and well defines on-board entertainment & leisure facilities. The size of Columbus serves another purpose. It helps to develop friendship and intimacy among the guests and crew which is a striking contrast to the famous resort style huge ships in the world.
Columbus is custom-built vessel for deep ocean journeys, therefore it suits the cruise programmes offered by CMV. It has the capacity to accommodate 1400 passengers with 775 cabins. The cabins are artistically located all around the decks for the convenient journey. 13 passenger decks are connected to each other through 9 lifts.
Guests can be overwhelmed by the variety of choices for accommodation, offered by Columbus. There are Inner and Ocean View Cabins, 28 De Luxe Balcony Cabins and 36 Junior Balcony Cabins. Of course, the crew and staff give the highest priority to the comfort of the guests.
Standard Twin Inner: The cabins are on Reception Deck 5, have private facilities along with standard amenities. Most of them can be converted to double bed.
De Luxe Balcony Ocean View: These are on the highest accommodation deck. The De Luxe cabins have private balconies where the majority can be converted into double beds. Of course, all the basic amenities are also provided.
All the Single Cabins have enough storage space with all the basic facilities for the comfort of the passengers.
Leisure Time on Columbus
Restaurant: The Waterfront Restaurant is fully equipped to offer the best version of English breakfast, a leisurely lunch, and dreamy 5-course dinner. All the dishes are prepared by the experts. Fusion/Grill Specialty Restaurants offer an alternative choice of cuisine, different from traditional British meals. The Plantation Bistro offers a more casual buffet style meals.
Lounge: Columbus has a sumptuous choice of seven different lounges and bars. The spacious areas all around give you a privacy that can be savoured with your loved one and your favourite drink.
Entertainment: There are 6 main entertainment venues on board. 3-decked Atrium. Observatory and Nightclub are the highlighting features. Palladium hosts large Ballroom dancing floor. Columbus Lounge and Library have the ocean view and offer a pleasant refuge to the introverts.
The outer wooden decks are ideal for nightly entertainment; be it food or music or just star gazing with the humming of waves.
And Yet More Entertainment
Columbus provides some great and focused entertainment options for the guests. Like”
- Show teams and pianists entertain through music
- Guest speakers take you to a higher level of intellectual discussions. Comedians entertain you to the fullest during ‘A Laugh on the Ocean Waves.’
- Craft Specialist helps you to awaken your crafting skills so that masterpieces can be created.
Some Special Offers
- Leisurely but traditional cruise experience
- A very high standard of professionalism in services offered
- 11 UK departure ports
- Opportunity of excursion at moist ports of call
- Cocktail party
- Variety of entertainment
Columbus has become a star of the fleet with an efficient crew who pay attention to details.