News Apr 25, 2024

"Virgin Celebration Voyage" Returns for Second Year with Sir Richard Branson & Boy George

Virgin Voyages’ celebration series expands; includes three extraordinary voyages featuring special guests and some of Virgin’s most influential leaders

This just in: the legendary Boy George will be joining Sir Richard Branson on board for all three of Virgin Voyages’ Celebration Voyages in 2024.

MIAMI, FL - April 25, 2024 - Virgin Voyages is calling fans of the Virgin brand and loyal Sailors to embark on the company’s second-annual “Virgin Celebration Voyage.” In honor of Virgin’s 50+ year history, guests will have the opportunity to sail on three distinct voyages across the brand's worldwide fleet of Lady Ships. Featuring an incredible line-up of guests – most notably, the man who started it all, Sir Richard Branson – along with Boy George from Culture Club and a variety of Virgin company executives, these epic voyages are set to immerse Sailors into the brand’s rock-n-roll history and exciting future.

Sir Richard and Virgin Voyages are thrilled to welcome Virgin executives alongside a distinguished cohort of Virgin Galactic-flown astronauts who recently returned from space. They’ll be joined by the famous Boy George whose iconic contributions to music and beloved single “Karma Chameleon” have left an indelible mark on pop culture. Together, these esteemed guests will lend their star power to this memorable adventure celebrating Virgin’s musical history with unparalleled brand insights.

Sailors will have the opportunity to dive into immersive experiences that capture the disruptive essence of the Virgin brand. Hosted Shore Things, energizing fitness classes, interactive workshops, exclusive fireside chats and daily happy hours are just a few of the unique programs available during each Virgin Celebration Voyage.

"Not only are we excited to bring back this special series, but we’re making a splash, doing it bigger & better than in 2023 with not one, but three incredible voyages,” said Nirmal Saverimuttu, CEO of Virgin Voyages. "Once a year, our Sailors have unprecedented access to immerse themselves in the magic of both Virgin Voyages and the Virgin brand. They’ll be rubbing elbows with visionary leaders from across the Virgin family and this year’s very special guests.”

Dates for this year’s “Virgin Celebration Voyage” include:

For more information about Virgin Voyages, or to book a cabin during the “Virgin Celebration Voyages,” visit


About Virgin Voyages

Promising to Create an Epic Sea Change for All, Virgin Voyages is the award-winning, exclusively adult cruise line founded by Sir Richard Branson. Delivering unforgettable, relaxing vacations at sea, Virgin Voyages launched at the end of 2021. Inspired by superyacht design, its fleet of Lady Ships exemplify an elevated, boutique hotel at sea with contemporary spaces that strike the perfect balance of nautical chic and glamour. Currently departing from the sun-soaked cities of Miami, Barcelona, and Athens, the fleet offers more than 60 unique itineraries, sailing to 100 incredible ports of call.

On-board, 20+ eateries feature culinary experiences from Michelin-star chefs, stylish workout spaces and group fitness classes are offered daily, and a festival-like line-up of intimate and larger-than-life shows are on the agenda. Paired with modern, tech-savvy cabins, designer suites fit for a rockstar, and a mermaid-inspired spa and thermal suite, the brand is taking the industry by storm. In 2023, Virgin Voyages won Travel + Leisure’s highly coveted World’s Best Award for the best mega-ship ocean cruise line and swept the Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards - the first time a brand has won in all five categories.

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