A generation of millions grew up watching cartoons on Cartoon Network. Millennials may remember watching the likes of Johnny Bravo, Dexter's Laboratory, and The Powderpuff Girls. Recently, the network has come up with hits such as Rick and Morty and other shows for its older audience on Adult Swim. If you've ever asked if you could live out your cartoon dreams, you may soon be able to do with your family on a new cruise ship set to sail out of Singapore this year.
Cartoon Network is teaming up with Singapore-based Oceanic Group to launch a cartoon themed cruise liner, Cartoon Network Wave. The plans are for it to be docked at Singapore's Cruise Center and take up to 2000 passengers on a journey to 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific with a cartoon-inspired interiors.
In a press release, Oceanic said the new ship “the world’s first immersive Toon vacation at sea and an adventure with their favorite Cartoon Network Stars." Along with the themed interiors, you can also expect to see popular characters from the network's shows on its livery.
"Cartoon Network Wave heralds the start of a new vacation experience for cruise-goers in Asia where cruise travel meets personalized journeys through experiential story-telling," said Oceanic Group's Chief Executive Daniel Chui, who added the experience "will revolutionize cruise travel in the Asia-Pacific region and create and curate new cruise experiences for holiday makers, cruise goers and generations of pop culture fans."
The new cruise ship is targeted at families with young kids, with an expected launch to happen to 2018. On the Cartoon Network Wave's website, it is stated that the experience will cost USD $150 per night. While aimed at families, plans are for the ship to include leisure and entertainment activities and features to cater to all age groups.