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  Thomson Destiny (Thomson Cruises)

Thomson Destiny | Thomson Cruises
MS Thomson Destiny (ex-Song of America, Sunbird) at Gran Canaria, January 2007
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Thomson Destiny docking in Malaga on Mediterranean Cruise 2007
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Thomson Destiny in Malaga
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CanCan Show lounge onboard M/S Thomson Destiny.
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Oklahoma Lounge onboard MS Thomson Destiny.
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THOMSON DESTINY FACTS

Description
The Thomson Destiny is one of the largest in the fleet. Onboard this ship, you can enjoy the luxuries of a salon, swimming pools, a library, a casino, five bars and two restaurants. Thomson Destiny gives its passengers the opportunity to relax and be casual, and enjoy more formal events as well. The cruise ship also has a Kidzone. Its sister vessels are marketed only for adult clients. The Thomson Destiny is more family-friendly.

Destinations
The Thomson Destiny hosts cruises to the Caribbean in the winter, and the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean and the Red Sea during the warmer seasons.

History
The Thomson Destiny was built in 1982 at the shipyard of Wartsila Heitalahti in Helsinki, Finland. It wasn’t called Thomson Destiny yet at that time. It was called “Song of America” from 1999 until the Royal Caribbean Cruises sold it to Sun Cruises. It was then renamed Sunbird. In 2005, it was sold to Thomson Cruises, wherein it was rechristened the Thomson Destiny.

Dining
There are formal and casual dining options for passengers of the Thomson Destiny. If you want full waiter service, you should go to the Seven Seas Restaurant. Weekly, there’s also the Gala night and the Cocktail Party to attend. The Lido Café, on the other hand, offered a more casual, buffet dining. You can also choose to have lunch at the Pool Deck if you feel like having burgers, barbeques and baguettes. Room service is available round-the-clock, while there are four bars onboard this ship if you feel like having cocktails.

Entertainment
There are amenities to keep passengers of all ages entertained aboard the Thomson Destiny. The kidzone and the video arcade are especially built to entertain children of all ages. There are two pools onboard, a library, a sports deck, and a spa. Guests can choose from four lounges. The Lido Deck reserved for cabaret, party games, and live music. The Oklahoma Lounge also features live bands, game shows and karaoke. If you like Broadway productions, you can frequent the Can Can Lounge and you won’t be disappointed.

Cabins
The lowest cost cabins in the Thomson Destiny are the Standard cabins. You can choose between inside and outside standard cabins. The deluxe cabins have bigger beds and a sofa bed. You can also choose between two room sizes. The most luxurious cabins onboard though are the suites. They’re around 25 square meters, but the Grand Suite is even bigger at 32 square meters.

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  Thomson Celebration (Thomson Cruises)
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Ship Summary
Operator:Thomson Cruises
Built by:Wartsila Heitalahti shipyard, Helsinki Finland
Date Completed:1982
Gross Tonnage:37584
Length:214.51 m
Width:28.41 m
Decks:11
Passengers:1450
Crew:540
IMO:7927984